Stocks
Research
Purchase
Monitor
Funds/ETF's
Economy

Step 1 - Understanding Stocks

stocks

Although you and your partner have already learned about stocks during class, you may wish to explore the topic in more detail. The following sites provide a good overview of how the stock market works.

Stock Basics

The Stock Market

 

Other more risky trading techniques you can experiment with:

Shorting stocks - Buy high, sell low, and make money when the stocks go down

Options trading - Trading the right to purchase or sell a stock at a specific price

Margin trading - Borrowing money to trade