and make money
"Shorting is the process of
selling stock that you don't own with the intent of later purchasing it at a
lower price, thus making a profit."
Introduction. Are you new to investing?
Do you want to know the "How" and "When" to invest?
If so, you're in the right place.
you already know how to invest. Most of us, if not all, have invested all our lives.
When you went to school, you invested
your time to get something in return, education.
The point is, if you really think about it, you do a lot of investing, all
the time. Maybe not in stocks but in life itself.
When you buy a car, not a traditional investment, but still you get something
out of it, it just doesn't have a lot of residual value left after it's paid
Don't you wish you could short cars, like you can stocks.
A house is a great investment, if not for the housing
bubble. But still, over time, property values rise which makes for an
Clothes! What? Clothes?
Now that I regained your attention, to invest, you
need RULES and most importantly DISCIPLINE. You also need to understand the basics of
Ok, show of hands. Be honest now!
How many of you would like to buy your
clothes- the stuff on your back, the pants you wear, the shoes- at full market
value, the marked-up
How about that house! How many of you would like to buy that dream home
at full market value. Lets say 50, 100, 150 thousand-dollars above the real value of
the house in a normal market.
Not many hands... Of course, that's ridiculous. But the point
is, we buy, or should buy, on discounts. Unless you are filthy rich, most of us
will buy the cheapest thing- all things equal.
The old Wall Street saying that you have heard forever: buy low, sell
high. Bingo. That's exactly what you would do for anything else. Buy
something for a low price, cheap, on discount, get your value from it, and sell it at a profit.
On the pages that follow,
you will learn about investing. How easy it really is. If you can plan and
manage a plan, keep your cool, you will be a confident investor.