Beginner Trading

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  • How To Buy Stock

    One of the most popular ways in which an individual can participate in the financial markets is through the purchase of "stock." A stock is an equity investment in a corporation which entitles the owner to a portion of that corporation's earnings and assets. Stocks are denominated in "shares," with each share representing a small portion of ownership in a company. When one purchases a share of a specific company's…

  • Where Is The Commission In Forex Trading?

    One significant cost in currency trading comes from commissions on trades. Thus, it is of interest to traders to analyze and measure the types and size of commissions to help determine their costs and potential profits on each trade.

  • What Are Options?

    An option is a contract that grants the holder the right, but not the obligation, to either buy or sell an underlying asset or market factor during a specific time frame.

  • What Is A Derivative?

    A derivative contract is an agreement that allows for the possibility to purchase or sell another type of financial instrument or non-financial asset.

  • What Shapes Market Trends?

    The global financial system is made up of a series of institutions and capital markets that has come to be known informally and collectively among investors as "the market." The market can be understood as the collective global arena for buying and selling financial and physical assets. The Ever-Moving Market While integrally linked to what economists call the "real economy," which represents the sale and purchase of physical goods and…


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