A share is a part ownership of a business listed on the stock market. A person who owns shares is called a shareholder. Stocks and shares are not just numbers on a stock screen. Share prices represent today's price for a company's stock. But what about the price of the business? Does the price of the share accurately reflect the value of the business? The point … [Read more...] about What Is A Share?
"How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case" - Robert G Allen. Amazon. Everyone knows Amazon; they are an online retailer. The stock market is an online retailer. Let me explain. Financial centres like London and New York have their own stock exchanges - their own retail outlets. Places where … [Read more...] about What Is The Stock Market?
"When you buy a depressed company, it's not going to go up right after you buy it, believe me" - Walter Schloss I concur. Short term thinking that the day traders and the "trade stocks and shares for five minutes a day" brigade makes people less inclined to think of the stock market as a place for long term wealth creation and more like a casino. The actions of banks … [Read more...] about Stock Market Investing With Walter Schloss
Do you want to to discover how to analyse UK companies easily, effectively and quickly? Last week, I looked at pertinent statistical data for two US companies using a method pioneered by Ben Graham. It took five minutes. In this post you'll see how the process works using UK companies with a view to investing in them (or not) using the same 'pairs comparison' … [Read more...] about See How Easily You Can Analyse UK Companies
In the previous post I took a look at two US companies using Ben Graham's comparison table method. Some of the features of the analysis may not have been understandable to some of you and so today's post will make things a bit clearer by showing you the importance of each criteria and how you can use them to your advantage. Below is the comparison table I used last time … [Read more...] about The Secrets Behind Ben Graham’s Comparison Table