Introduction to Investment

Risk & Return

Different financial products give different returns. An important principle of investment is “higher returns entail higher risks”. Learn more about risk and return for investments.

What are Stocks?

A stock is basically a small piece of a company. Stocks, shares, and equities are terms used to describe units of ownership of a company. Learn about about how Julie raise investment by issuing shares.

Stock Market for Beginners

The stock exchange is basically a market that brings existing owners of shares and potential buyers together to facilitate stock transactions. Generally, when you buy a share of stock, you are not buying it from the company, you are buying it from some other existing shareholder. 

Understanding Bonds

A bond is basically a loan. Bonds are issued by governments and corporations when they need to borrow money. The investors who buy bonds are called bondholders and when an investor buys a bond, they are basically lending money to the bond issuer.