Daily Archives: October 11, 2019

Lesson 2: What Is A Share

To many people, stocks are merely ticker symbols that go up seemingly at random. But for those of us that know how the stock market actually works, stocks do not move at random, but instead follow the trajectory of a real life business. To understand this, one needs to understand what a share is. A share of stock is just an ownership stake in a business.    It is really that simple.   Shares are claims to partial ownership of an underlying business. Buying shares entails you becoming part owner of a business. They are claims to the profits of actual real world businesses. Having this paradigm shift will allow […]