Your investment strategy will likely have you looking for different things when you pick stocks. A value investor would be looking at different factors from those of a growth investor. However, this article will cover the most basic factors that any investor should look at while picking stocks. P/E ratio P/E ratio stands for price to earnings ratio. What it really means is how much … Continue reading What to look for when picking stocks
Before you start, be truthful to yourself. What is your budget? We can’t talk about stock selection if you don’t even know how much you are putting aside to buy equities*. Got an amount in mind? Make sure it’s in your hands too. Right, so now we move on to the next step. Have you ever heard of diversification? In layman’s term it is “not … Continue reading How to Select Stocks?
A publicly-listed company or public company is a business that has completed an initial public offering (IPO) in one of the main stock markets. This means that their shares can be bought and sold at the stock exchange that approved their IPO. Who owns a publicly-listed company?Shareholders. The more shares you own, the more percentage of the company you own. How does a publicly-listed company … Continue reading What Is A Publicly-Listed Company?
If you would like to understand the meaning of inflation and what causes it, click here before you continue reading this post. Now that you know what inflation is, we are going to discuss it in depth. Inflation is the rate of change of prices of goods and services. Inflation is usually expressed in terms of the Consumer Price Index (CPI)* as shown in the … Continue reading Is Inflation Good or Bad?