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The Value:

Ready to make money in the stock market? We help you navigate investing in stocks, from the beginning to the end.

The Rundown:

6 sections · 37 videos/articles · 2 hrs 18 mins

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What Are Stocks?

Learn what stocks are, what it means to own one, and how they are used.

Learn what stocks are, what it means to own one, and how they are used.

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What Is The Stock Market?

What is the stock market and what are stock exchanges? Let's find out.

What is the stock market and what are stock exchanges? Let's find out.

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What Are Stock Market Indices?

Learn about major stock market indices, what they mean, and how they are used.

Learn about major stock market indices, what they mean, and how they are used.

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How Can Stocks Make You Money?

Wondering what stocks can do for you? Learn about how they've performed in the past and what that could mean for your money in the future.

Wondering what stocks can do for you? Learn about how they've performed in the past and what that could mean for your money in the future.

How Do You Make Money From Stocks?

 · 2 min read

Learn how to make money from the stock market.

Learn how to make money from the stock market.

Where Does A Stock's Price Come From?

 · 2 min read

Learn what determines the price of a stock.

Learn what determines the price of a stock.

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How To Buy And Sell Stocks

Learn how you can buy and sell stocks.

Learn how you can buy and sell stocks.

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Intro To Basic Investing Strategies

An introduction to commonly used investing strategies.

An introduction to commonly used investing strategies.

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Diversification

Learn what it means to diversify your stock portfolio and why it is important.

Learn what it means to diversify your stock portfolio and why it is important.

Asset Allocation Strategy

 · 3 min read

How much should I put in stocks, bonds, or cash? Learn how to figure that out using the asset allocation strategy.

How much should I put in stocks, bonds, or cash? Learn how to figure that out using the asset allocation strategy.

Index Fund Strategy

 · 3 min read

Looking to invest at a low cost with minimal effort? Well, the index fund strategy is for you.

Looking to invest at a low cost with minimal effort? Well, the index fund strategy is for you.

Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA) Strategy

 · 1 min read

Learn the ins and outs of the dollar cost averaging strategy.

Learn the ins and outs of the dollar cost averaging strategy.

Buy and Hold Strategy

 · 1 min read

Learn the ins and outs of the buy and hold strategy.

Learn the ins and outs of the buy and hold strategy.

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What Are Robo-Advisors?

Learn what robo-advisors are, how they work, and how they can start investing for you today.

Learn what robo-advisors are, how they work, and how they can start investing for you today.

Intro To General Stock Statistics

 · 1 min read

Introduction to general stock statistics, what they mean, and how to use them.

Introduction to general stock statistics, what they mean, and how to use them.

Open & Close

 · 1 min read

Learn the difference between a stock's open and close price.

Learn the difference between a stock's open and close price.

High & Low

 · 1 min read

Learn about the daily and 52 weeks high and low of a stock price and why it's importance.

Learn about the daily and 52 weeks high and low of a stock price and why it's importance.

The Basics Of Volume

 · 2 min read

Learn about a stock's volume and why it's important.

Learn about a stock's volume and why it's important.

Market Capitalization

 · 2 min read

Learn about how a company is valued in the stock market.

Learn about how a company is valued in the stock market.

Earnings Per Share (EPS)

 · 1 min read

Learn about a company's earnings per share and its importance.

Learn about a company's earnings per share and its importance.

Price-To-Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio)

 · 3 min read

Learn about the price-to-earnings ratio and why it matters.

Learn about the price-to-earnings ratio and why it matters.

Dividend

 · 3 min read

Want to get paid just for owning a stock? You'll want to learn about dividends.

Want to get paid just for owning a stock? You'll want to learn about dividends.

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Intro To Buying & Selling Stocks

An introduction into the process of buying and selling stocks.

An introduction into the process of buying and selling stocks.

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Long Trade vs. Short Trade

Learn the difference between long and short trades.

Learn the difference between long and short trades.

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Bid vs. Ask

Learn what it means to bid or ask for a stock price.

Learn what it means to bid or ask for a stock price.

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Market Orders

Learn how to buy and sell using market orders.

Learn how to buy and sell using market orders.

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Limit Orders

Learn how to buy and sell using limit orders.

Learn how to buy and sell using limit orders.

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Stop Market Orders

Learn how to buy and sell stocks using stop market orders.

Learn how to buy and sell stocks using stop market orders.

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Stop Limit Orders

Learn how to buy and sell stocks using stop limit orders.

Learn how to buy and sell stocks using stop limit orders.

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Slippage

Learn the difference between the expected and actual price of a trade at execution.

Learn the difference between the expected and actual price of a trade at execution.

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Commission and Fees

Learn the common commission and fees associated with buying and selling stocks.

Learn the common commission and fees associated with buying and selling stocks.

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Intro To Order Expirations

When you buy or sell a stock, you'll need to set an order expiration. Learn about them here.

When you buy or sell a stock, you'll need to set an order expiration. Learn about them here.

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Day Order Expirations

Learn about buying and selling stocks using a day order expiration.

Learn about buying and selling stocks using a day order expiration.

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Good 'Til Cancelled (GTC) Expirations

Learn about buying and selling stocks using a good 'til cancelled expiration.

Learn about buying and selling stocks using a good 'til cancelled expiration.

Intro To Capital Gains & Taxes

 · 1 min read

An introduction to capital gains and taxes.

An introduction to capital gains and taxes.

Capital Gains & Taxes

 · 3 min read

Learn what capital gains and taxes are and how to manage them.

Learn what capital gains and taxes are and how to manage them.

Tax Forms

 · 2 min read

Learn about the tax forms involved with stocks and bonds.

Learn about the tax forms involved with stocks and bonds.