Let me reveal right up front what most inexperienced stock investors fall for: the buy recommendation. Whether it’s from a time-tested, reputable service like The Motley Fool, a financial advisor, or from a friend – or a friend of a friend – people who know little to nothing about stocks and the market and investing can get Continue reading “How One Stock Will Produce Winners and Losers”
Two high school friends, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, began building home computers in a garage in the mid-1970s and less than 40 years later the company they started, Apple Inc., became the largest in the world.
An athlete named Kevin Plank started making originally designed, moisture wicking T-shirts in his grandmother’s basement in 1996 and selling them out of the trunk of his car. He named his company Under Armour.
Whatever the stories of the most successful companies in the world today, however humble or exciting their beginnings, the one common factor Continue reading “Invest from a Company’s Point of View”
This is one of the two most vexing questions that the stock investor has to deal with. The other one, of course, wrestles with the right time to sell a stock. Some investors will struggle more with buying than selling, some vice-versa, whereas others Continue reading “When is the Right Time to Buy a Stock?”