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Stock Market: Investing & Trading – What’s The Difference?

When it comes to talking about the stock market, the subjects of investing and trading often get confused but to my mind they are not the same. There is an overlap between investing and trading because when you invest in the stock market, you must buy and sell shares, which [...]

How To Buy Shares And Know How Much To Pay

If you want to buy shares in a company then you will inevitably face the question of how much to pay for those shares. To answer this question, you need to know how much the company's shares are worth and to do that, you need to value them. Once you [...]

PBV: What Is A Price To Book Ratio (PBV) And How To Use It To Value Shares

In my recent articles about best and worst performing stocks, I have been reviewing the prospects of those companies and referring to their PBV Ratio. PBV is an abbreviation for Price to Book Value and is one of the most useful ratios you can use when buying or selling company [...]

What Are Shares? A Beginner’s Guide To Company Shares On The Stock Market

Most people know that shares are something that you can buy and trade on a stock market without really knowing what shares are. This article provides a beginner's guide to company shares on the stock market, explains what shares are and where shares come from. Owning A Business There are many [...]

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Financial assets

Last time we learned that assets come in many forms. We discussed collectibles such as paintings, antiques and vintage wines and compared them briefly to financial assets such as companies, unit trusts and bonds, for example. We said that collectibles have a physical, tangible nature to them such as the [...]