What is a stock?
Stock is the share certificate issued by a joint-stock company to the investor when raising capital. Every stock you buy represents your ownership of a basic unit of the business.
What is the stock market?
1. The stock market consists of two parts: the issued market (primary market) and the trading market (secondary market). The stock market provides a place for enterprises to raise funds and a channel for investors to invest in enterprises. it can also reflect the economic situation and promote economic development. The stock market is changing all the time, and there is speculation, and extreme situations may occur.
What is the return on investment?
1. The rate of return on investment refers to the ratio of income to cost of investment; 2. The factors that affect the rate of return on investment mainly include investment risk and liquidity. The potential return on investment varies with different types of investment.
What is a portfolio?
1. The essence of a portfolio is not to spread risk by not putting all your eggs in one basket. The portfolio has three characteristics: diversification, weak correlation and personalization. The size of age can be used as a reference factor for the construction of investment portfolio.
What is a bull market and a bear market?
1. The market that shows the long-term upward trend is the bull market, and the market that shows the long-term downward trend is the bear market; 2. There are three stages of bull market and bear market, the end of bear market is often the early stage of bull market, and the end of bull market is often the early stage of bear market. Pay attention to select the target in the bull market, do not sell easily, pay attention to the end sell signal; do not operate blindly in the bear market, you can set a stop line, pay attention to the end buy signal.
What is ESG investment?
ESG investment is a form of socially responsible investment. Traditional investment usually only focuses on corporate profit and financial return, but neglects social responsibility, while ESG investment takes financial return into consideration with all aspects of enterprise-to-environment (Environmental), social (Social) and corporate governance (Governance).
What is the Dow Jones Industrial average?
1. The Dow is the oldest stock index in the United States, with 30 constituent stocks. The characteristics of the Dow include: relatively concentrated, weighted by market capitalization; 3. The Dow has made an average annual return of about 8.2% over the past 30 years.
What is the Standard & Poor's 500 Index?
1. The S & P 500 is one of the three major indices that reflect the general situation of the US stock market. The characteristics of the S & P 500 index are sufficiently dispersed, weighted by market capitalization and dynamically updated; 3. The S & P 500 is up more than 12% on an annualized basis.
What is the Nasdaq Composite Index?
1. The Nasdaq index is an index that reflects the changes in the Nasdaq stock market. The characteristics of Nasdaq include the widest coverage and the largest number of constituent stocks; 3. The average annual return of the Nasdaq over the past decade is much higher than that of the S & P 500 and the Dow.
What is investment?
1. The purpose of investment is to obtain income, which requires time, energy, money and other costs, just like planting trees. In addition to financial investment, there are many kinds of investment, and learning is also a kind of investment. Investment is risky and may suffer losses. There is a clear line between investment and speculation.
What is capital?
1. Capital refers to the assets that enterprises use to produce goods and services. The nature of the pursuit of capital for profit can promote the development of economy and society; 3. Capital's thirst for profits is never-ending and must be restrained.
What is IPO?
1.IPO means that the company sells its shares to the public for the first time; 2.IPO can raise funds and enhance the brand image for the company; there will be high costs in the 3.IPO process. Investors who participate in IPO can get arbitrage opportunities, but there is also a risk of loss.
What is a dividend?
1. The dividend is the interest on the stock. Whether and how much the dividend is paid is related to the company's operation and dividend policy, usually on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis, or a special dividend may be paid at any time. Dividends are usually paid in the form of cash or stock; 3. There are four important dates for the distribution of dividends: the date of announcement, the date of elimination, the date of registration, and the date of payment.