When someone who is new to the market contemplates the question ‘how to buy shares’, they are really asking to different questions; 1. What is the process I need to go through in order to actually purchase shares? and, far more importantly… 2. Which shares should I buy or which companies should I invest in?
Fundamental stock analysis can seem scary to most newcomers to the market – and with some reason. Looking at some of the 30-page reports from broking houses, about just one company, can seem stupefying to the best of us. However, one of the reasons it appears terrifying is that analysts can make it as complex
Stock analysis can be formed in a number of ways, but the end goal is determining a stock’s value. As a brief summary, these are the stock value techniques most often used in the Australian stock market: Discounted cash flow – is the most complex of valuation techniques but also among the most commonly used
In stock analysis, Japanese candlesticks are one of the most popular ways to display price information which includes the open, close, range and direction of trade for trading instruments such as equities and currencies. It was known to be developed by Homma Munehisa, a successful Japanese rice trader in the 18th century. The Japanese Candlestick
One common way to classify stocks is to make an assessment as to whether they are “cyclical” or “defensive”. These two terms represent, as you can probably guess, two types of industry or stock that are at stark odds with the other. Let’s take a deeper look at what these terms mean, and how they