Category: Stock Market Training

What Is Low Beta in Stocks

‘Low beta’ is a term used commonly at the stock exchange. If you’re unfamiliar with it, it’s important to know what it means because it is used relative to ‘low beta stocks’ and such stocks usually have higher benefits to offer. ‘Low beta in stocks’ is a term used to define stocks that holds a…

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Large Cap vs Small Cap

Stocks are put into different categories based on their market capitalization. It’s calculated by multiplying the number of outstanding shares by the stock price. Categories range from nano-cap, which are the smallest companies to mega-cap, which are much larger companies. In today’s market, investors can make a profit even when investing in smaller cap stocks….

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Can You Trade In the Us Stock Market From Another Country

Can you trade in the US stock market from another country? What are the laws and tax implications? Can foreign companies list their companies on US stock exchanges? Two of the world’s biggest exchanges are in the US. Foreigners and foreign companies would do anything to have access to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)…

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Meme Stocks

Where do I even begin with this subject? Meme stocks rose to prominence in early 2021 during the Reddit short squeeze event. There are some conflicting thoughts on what a meme stock really is in the investing community. The cleanest definition that checks all of the boxes is a stock that has a following on…

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What Is a Growth Stock

What is a growth stock? It’s a question I get asked a lot and honestly, there isn’t a set-in-stone definition that everyone agrees with. In theory, a growth stock is a company that has the potential for massive growth in the future. Growth stocks are always valued based on their future potential earnings. Since most,…

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SNAP vs PINS

My how the mighty have fallen. At one point in time, Snap (NYSE: SNAP) and Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) were two of Fintwit’s darlings. High-growth social media apps were revolutionizing the tech industry. It’s been a tough year for both companies, as it has been for most tech stocks. Is the potential for long-term growth still…

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NFT Stocks to Watch In 2022

NFTs, NFTs, NFTs, everyone seems to be talking about NFTs right now. Celebrities like Eminem, Paris Hilton, and Justin Bieber have all publicly flaunted their NFT investments. Are these legitimate investments or are they just digital images we can use as our avatars? NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token, and are digital assets that are linked…

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SPAC Stock

The SPAC craze has tailed off since the peak in 2021 when it seemed like there were new mergers every day. But there are still plenty of companies that are choosing to go public via a SPAC merger. So aside from being a funny-sounding word, what exactly does SPAC stand for? SPAC is an acronym…

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Why Does the Stock Market Close

What an interesting question! Why do the stock markets even close? I wouldn’t be surprised if it were to keep the blood pressure of stockbrokers at a manageable level. Could you imagine the floor of the New York Stock Exchange if the markets were open around the clock? We’d have a coffee and Red Bull…

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What is Quantitive Easing

What is Quantitive Easing? When we first hear the term quantitative easing, it sounds like a physics term unrelated to the finance world. Fortunately, it is not something Albert Einstein thought of but a relatively recent government policy to stimulate the economy. Our post on Quantitative Easing will explain this policy in detail and its…

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