While it is true that you don’t have to know anything about the Stock Market before you can start investing, having a sound foundation of the basic concepts would at least help you understand how money is made and lost this way and you can act accordingly.
This article is intended to be a short and gentle introduction to the fundamentals of the stock market, specifically as it applies locally in the Philippines. Here we’ll answer such basic questions as:
1. What Is A Stock and What Does It Mean To Own Some?
2. How is Preferred Stocks Different from Common Stocks?
3. How to Earn Money In Common Stocks
4. What Determines the Value of a Stock?