Buying Shares

  • This investment company is selling at a great discount - BUY!
  • Buying shares at a significant discount provides some downside protection. Knowing you bought R1 of assets for 79 cents gives you comfort, and one investment holding company is trading at exactly that. While investment holding companies typical trade at a discount to their some of the parts value, when these companies sell or distribute assets, the benefit is received at full market value. ... ››› more
  • [13 September 2018]
  • Market order or limit order? What's the difference?
  • When you buy shares, you have two options. You can either buy with a market order or a limit order. So what's the difference? And is there a better option for you? Let's take a closer look… The difference between market orders and limit orders Once you’ve decided what shares you want to buy, you need to instruct your stock broker to buy them for you. This will either by over the... ››› more
  • [05 October 2015]
  • Why a falling stock market can be a good thing
  • Recently the stock market has been extremely volatile. Up one day and down the next. Yes, as an investor it can make you worry that the stock market is going to crash, but with every downside, there's an upside. So what's the upside of falling stock prices? Read on to find out… Buying on stock market dips When the stock market starts to fall, the speed of the fall can quickly b... ››› more
  • [01 October 2015]
  • Three tips to help you find the best shares to buy
  • Investing is the stock market is one of the best ways to grow your wealth over the long-term. The secret is picking shares that stand the best chance of future success. So how can you find the best shares to buy on the stock market? Read on to uncover three tips to help you do it… Tip #1: Always take fundamentals into account when buying shares Technical analysis does have its... ››› more
  • [01 September 2015]
  • Use this investment strategy to maximise your profits
  • When you invest in shares, you want to buy at the lowest price possible and sell at the highest price you can. This maximises your profit potential from investing. The way you instruct your stock broker to buy shares has a big bearing on this. It all comes down to the type of order you use. So what type of order should you use when buying shares to maximise your profit potential? Read on ... ››› more
  • [06 August 2015]
  • Your complete guide on how to buy shares through a stock broker
  • If you've decided you want to invest on the stock market, you can't do anything until you open an account with a stock broker. So how do you find a suitable stock broker? How do you open up a brokerage account? What type of account should you open? And when it comes to buying shares, how do you do it? If you want to know the answers to these questions plus much more, read on… ... ››› more
  • [20 July 2015]
  • Why you should only invest in the best shares to buy at the right price
  • Finding the best shares to buy is half the battle when it comes to investing. If you end up paying too much for great shares, your investment will suffer as a result. So how can you buy the best shares at the best price? Read on to find out… How to find the best shares to buy When you invest, the first thing you need to do is find the best shares to buy. There are a number of c... ››› more
  • [16 July 2015]
  • Two ways you can buy shares
  • When you phone your stock broker to buy shares, you have two options. You can buy shares at the current market price or you can tell your broker to only buy shares once they hit a certain price. So how does this work? Read on to find out… How to buy shares at the current market price If you want to buy shares, you can phone your stock broker or go onto your broker’s online p... ››› more
  • [15 July 2015]
  • Two ways to make money from investing in shares
  • If you want to invest on the stock market, the lure of making money is probably your number one reason. There are two ways that you can make money from investing in shares. So what are these two ways? Let's take a closer look… How to make money from investing in shares: Capital gain This is probably the first way that beginner investors think they can make money from investing ... ››› more
  • [14 July 2015]
  • Investing on the stock market 101: Buying your first share
  • Buying your first share is exciting, yet a little nerve racking. You've decided what share you want to buy. You've opened an account with a stock broker. You've deposited funds into your account. All that's left is actually buying the share. So how do you go about buying your first share? Read on to find out… You need your stock broker Once you’ve decided on buying your fi... ››› more
  • [07 July 2015]
  • The costs of investing
  • If you want to buy and sell shares, you need to employ the services of a stock broker. But a stock broker doesn't come for free. You have to pay a number of fees and costs to buy and sell shares. So how much can you expect to pay? Read on to find out… The different fees and charges of investing As well as paying for the shares you’re investing in, you need to pay for a stock ... ››› more
  • [10 June 2015]
  • Stock market basics: Why invest in the first place?
  • If you've never invested any money on the stock market, you may be wondering why people bother. There are a number of reasons why people invest. The most obvious reason is to make money. So why should you invest? And what are advantages of investing? Read on to find out… Why invest in shares and the stock market Making money is no doubt the top reason why people invest, but the... ››› more
  • [02 June 2015]
  • Investing in shares: What companies to buy to build a sensible portfolio
  • Investing in shares comes with risk. There's the chance of a market crash. There's the chance that bad news may hit a sector that you hold shares in. And there's the chance that bad news will hit one of your shares. So how can you invest in shares in a way that reduces this risk and includes the largest and smallest stocks on the market? Read on to find out… Help your investment ... ››› more
  • [30 April 2015]
  • How to buy shares on the stock market
  • Buying shares on the stock market gives your money the chance to grow. Historically, the stock market gives inflation beating returns over the long-term. So if you want to buy shares on the stock market, how do you do it? Read on to find out… What are shares on the stock market? The stock market is the market place for the buying and selling of shares. Companies list on the sto... ››› more
  • [02 April 2015]
  • An investment strategy to help you buy shares at the bottom
  • Investing in shares is all about buying at the lowest price you can and selling for the highest price you can. This maximises your profits. But buying at the bottom isn't an easy thing to do. So how can you improve your chances of buying shares at the best price? Read on to find out… Investment strategy part 1: Trust your research Trying to buy into a share at the best price in... ››› more
  • [02 April 2015]
  • How to start investing: Work out how much money you can put to work on the stock market
  • If you want to start investing, you need to take a good look at your finances first. Without doing this, you can't see what sort of investment suits you and if you're in a position to begin investing. So what do you need to do? Read on to find out… Before you start investing, sort out your finances If you want to know how to start investing, the first thing you need to do is g... ››› more
  • [01 April 2015]
  • Four benefits of becoming a shareholder
  • Investing in shares means you become a shareholder. You become part-owner in as many businesses as you buy shares in. The size of your shareholding depends on how many shares you buy. If you're not sure about the benefits of investing in shares, read on… Four advantages of investing in shares Benefit #1: A shareholder can benefit with the success of a company When you buy sh... ››› more
  • [23 March 2015]
  • Have you weighed up how much the costs of investing affect your profits?
  • Investing in the stock market is all about making profits. You want to buy a share at a lower price and sell it at a higher price. But have you considered the impact of the costs of investing on your profits? Buying and selling shares comes at a price. Let's take a closer look at the impact… There are costs of investing for both buying and selling shares It’s vital you weigh up ... ››› more
  • [19 March 2015]
  • What you have to pay your stock broker when you buy shares
  • When you decide to invest on the stock market, as well as the money you need to buy shares, you'll need to cough up fees for your stock broker too. So how much can you expect this to cost you? Read on to find out… Why your stock broker charges you When you invest on the stock market, your stock broker will charge you for the services he provides. This is in return for your stock b... ››› more
  • [26 February 2015]
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