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9 Lessons From The Recent Facebook IPO – Part 2

My previous post examined the recent Facebook IPO and started to list some of the lessons that you could learn from what happened. This post provides lessons 5 through to 9 to complete the list. If you missed part 1 with lessons 1 to 4, then click here to read [...]

9 Lessons From The Recent Facebook IPO – Part 1

The Facebook IPO has now been and gone and Facebook shares are being traded on the NASDAQ exchange, so what lessons can you learn from this? Whether you bought some Facebook shares in the IPO or not, if you are an investor in stocks and shares then it is likely [...]

Do You Want Income Or Growth?

Whenever you talk to a financial adviser about investing they always ask you whether you are investing for income or growth, don't they? If you are anything like I used to be, you will look at them as if they are asking a stupid question and answer "both?" - with [...]

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 [...]

Facebook IPO

With Facebook looking to issue shares on the stock market this spring, a popular question at the moment is "should I buy Facebook shares"? The answer to this question, of course, depends on the share price you will have to pay at the time of the float, which will not [...]

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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