In the last few months I have covered several topics related to stock market investments, from fundamental research and analysis of a single stock to the finer technicalities depicting the state of the economy.
My goal was to provide this information in the most concise way by highlighting the major elements of financial investments easily understandable to the ‘non-finance’ person. In order to condense all this information into a complete guide for investing, I am creating this Master Beginners Guide that will allow for easy access to all topics related to stock market investments.
Simply click on the title and begin your journey of FREE LEARNING !
What are all these large numbers ?
Beginning with fundamental research and analysis, learn how to analyze the Income Statement using Netflix as an example.
Progressing along the learning curve of fundamental analysis, learn how to read and analyse the balance sheet using the same Netflix example.
P/E Ratio, Debt-to-Equity, EPS — somebody HELP !
Now that we understand company financials and valuations, it is time to dive deeper and discover the components that make an index and the meaning of various financial ratios associated with a stock.
Assess the riskiness of your stock or portfolio by learning how to compute a simple statistic – the Beta value of a single stock or your entire portfolio.
High Dividends! BUY BUY BUY !
If you have been picking your stocks simply looking at the high dividend yields, it’s time to reevaluate your strategy NOW!
The perfect and simplest risk management tool – Understand the importance of this simple concept to manage your investment risks due to market movements.
What are buybacks ?
How do they impact your investment strategy ?
Understand the advantages and disadvantages of this policy before going bananas with this offering.
Still struggling to pick a stock after doing all your fundamental research and analysis ?
Stop delaying your financial freedom and begin investing with mutual funds, but learn the pros and cons thoroughly before you jump in.
How do you know it is the right time to enter the market?
Is it overvalued or undervalued?
Understand the market in greater depth using different indicators to gauge entire market valuation.
You have frequently heard the term volatility mentioned in various market discussions and always wondered “How does one even know ??”
Understand how the VIX can be used as an effective valuation tool to strategically plan your investments.
What is an Yield Curve ?
What can it tell you about the current markets ?
Does it indicate the state of the economy ?
Understand how you can protect your investments from major financial losses due to market volatility by implementing hedging strategies.
You will never be able to time the market, but you must take control to harbor your financial investments and secure your future.
It’s time to quash the unrealistic expectations associated with the fascinating concept of Passive Income
I hope this beginners guide will be useful to many of you and help you attain your financial goals. If my posts have impacted your financial strategies or contributed towards your financial education in the smallest way, I would love to hear from you through your comments. Additionally, if you have better investing strategies, please share with the community to help each other achieve financial success !
Be Frugal, Be Smart, Be Rich !