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Path To Investing, Stocks
As with many things, the key to investing in the stock market is knowledge. When you buy a company's stock, you own a little piece of that firm. It is important to know that you have made a good investment choice and that you understand how the stock will make you money. The Path to Investing Web site provides some essential tips on becoming a shareholder.
Destination Title: Path to Investing, Stocks
Start at the Path to Investing Web site. Record your answers to these questions separately.
- What is an IPO?
- Click the next link at the bottom of the page. What are blue chip stocks?
- Click Performance cycles in the left navigation bar. Describe the risks and rewards of investment in small-cap companies.
- If you began investing in stocks at the age of 25, which type of stock (large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap) would interest you? Why?