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Items providing definitions and the fundamental theory of share investing.

What Is A Stock Exchange?

If you want to buy and sell shares in a stock market then it helps to know about the stock exchange. If you don't know what a stock exchange is or why they are needed to trade shares then read on and watch the video below. You will learn what [...]

What Is A Stock Market?

Are you scared of buying and selling shares in the stock market? Is that because you don't know what a stock market is? Is lack of knowledge in this area one of the things holding you back from getting started investing in shares? If it is then go ahead and [...]

Share Investing Is Like Crossing The Road

Is share investing a risky activity? One of the main reasons stopping more people investing in shares is that they think it is. Well, crossing the road is also risky but most people do it every day! Some roads are more risky to cross than others because of more traffic, faster traffic, wider [...]

Public or private

In our previous post we introduced the idea of dividing a company into shares and/or issuing new shares to new investors. When talking about companies there are fundamentally two different types - private or public. Private Companies that are private are also known as unquoted companies because they are not [...]

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