How to Start Investing in Stocks: 7 Key Tips For Beginning Investors

Diversification, investment quality, and a focus on dividends are key when you’re learning how to start investing in stocks
We continue to think investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies with strong business prospects and strong positions in healthy industries.

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QUIZ: Learning about stocks for fun—and profit

Successfully learning about stocks means discovering how to do insightful research—but above all, investigating widely, rather than focusing on a narrow range of information
When they’re just starting out, investors learning about stocks need to look at a wide range of information before deciding whether to… Read More

Highly-speculative investments rarely, if ever, pay off

Buying highly-speculative investments such as penny stocks is especially risky. So it’s important to use our three-part philosophy to build your overall portfolio
High-risk, high-reward investors are typically drawn to highly-speculative investments.\

Here’s why that’s not a great long-term strategy.


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Be wary of penny stocks, which are very… Read More

Identify and Avoid a Costly Speculation Boom

Identify and Avoid a Costly Speculation Boom

Avoid costly mistakes in penny stock and venture capital investments by navigating speculation booms
In the 1990s and early 2000s, many Internet stocks rose to extraordinary heights based on the number of visits to their websites, rather than dollars in their bank accounts. Back then, lots… Read More

Invest in marijuana stocks with care

Most marijuana stocks are very speculative, so invest in marijuana stocks at your own risk.
There are a few things to be aware of if you want to invest in marijuana stocks.

Medical marijuana producers offer some speculative appeal. However, legal marijuana production is a wide open… Read More