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5 Steps to Understanding the Stock Market

In today’s high tech connected world, it’s now easier than ever to invest. The digital revolution of the past 20 years allows the intrepid individual to take risks in the stock market with the potential for a big payout. The point of this guide is to give some basic knowledge and tips to newbie investors without all the technical Wall Street jargon that makes the stock market seem…
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Small-Cap Investing vs Large-Cap Investing

What Is Market Capitalisation? In order to properly understand the pros and cons of small-cap vs large-cap investing, we’ll need to go over one fundamental principle: market cap. In general, market capitalisationis defined as the value of all outstanding…
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Millennial Finance is Multi-Dimensional: Here’s Why

Hipsters, Whipsters & neo-mainstreamers. Let’s talk money. I’ll do my best to refrain from dwelling on the cards we have been dealt as Millennials. To all intent and purposes, I am probably a mainstreamer. Sure, the occasional lurch to the left as a whipster, I’m often back in line one day later. Just like every ‘generation’ we like to work hard to work out how we have been…
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What Is a Good P/E Ratio? (+Calculator & Guide)

If you’ve ever spent any time around career investors, or even those who are relatively new to the investing game, you’ve probably heard the phrase “P-to-E ratio” or “price-to-earnings ratio” thrown around with some level of excitement. But if you’re…
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Derivatives Explained Simply

In the span of years following the financial crisis that blew up economies worldwide in 2008, you couldn’t turn on the TV or look at a newspaper without encountering this seemingly new, misunderstood, and ‘apparently’ fundamentally evil concept: financial…
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Is Buying a House A Good Investment (UK)?

Owning a home is one of the most common goals for all Brits. After all, it’s the British dream right? And not just that—it’s also a great financial investment…right? Well, it’s complicated. While there are plenty of perfectly logical and admirable reasons for wanting to buy a home, there are also a lot of downsides, and even more misinformation about the potential benefits of…
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How Does Inflation Work?

Most people know that economic inflation has at least something to do with the rising costs of goods and services within an economy. But what causes inflation? And how does it work? In this article, we’ll provide a crash course on inflation. It’s not exactly…
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Value Investing VS. Growth Investing

For hundreds of years, companies have been issuing stocks and bonds, while investors looking to make their money work for them have been buying these securities. Today, trillions of dollars are circulating through stock markets around the world, as people continue to…
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Deep Value Investing: Explained

A Brief History Of Deep Value Investing Deep value investing was first introduced by Benjamin Graham, the British economist who authored Security Analysis and The Intelligent Investor, and was a teacher and employer of one of the wealthiest and most famed investors in history, Warren Buffett. Graham put aside the idea that a company had to have the best business model or the strongest…
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