What are Economic Bubbles?

An economic bubble or asset bubble is a situation in which asset prices appear to be based on implausible or inconsistent views about the future. A bubble is an economic cycle characterized by the rapid escalation of asset prices followed by a contraction. It is created by a surge in …

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Stock Market Terminology

Understanding the stock market can be a daunting task for any new investor. Not only are there many concepts and technical terms to decipher, but nearly everybody will try to give you conflicting pieces of advice. For example, if a stock in your portfolio falls in price, should you be …

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How to Buy Shares

Many investors buy shares online through an investment account with an online broker. You can also buy shares through a full-service broker. Some companies allow investors to buy shares directly.

Buying a stock - especially the first time you become a legitimate business owner - deserves its celebration ritual. But before choosing …

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