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How can I learn how to invest?

Discussion in 'Investing' started by Danny7866, Dec 3, 2017.

  1. Danny7866

    Danny7866 New Member

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    Hello,
    I would like to learn about how to invest in the stock market, right now I don't know almost anything..
    I tried to read some recommended books like "How to make money in stocks" by William J. Oneil, and "The intelligent investor" by Benjamin Graham.
    But the problem is I do not understand what I read at all, I guess these books are a little to advanced for me and I am lost and don't know where to start.
     
  2. Onepoint272

    Onepoint272 Well-Known Member

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    If you want to know how to open a brokerage account or about the different kinds of orders (market, limit, stop) you can learn a lot from Investopedia. If you want to know the basics of various fundamental investing and technical trading mechanics I've always thought the Forex Peace Army does a good job; just ignore the FOREX stuff if you are interested in stocks.

    http://www.forexpeacearmy.com/community/forums/complete-trading-education-forex-military-school.158/

    Chapter 6 may be a good place to start.
     
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  3. Onepoint272

    Onepoint272 Well-Known Member

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    Also, the chart school at stockcharts.com was very useful to me when I started out. Like most people I spent years trying out different techniques and so the key to surviving this period is to trade small.

    Everyone has their own style. As for me I don't go in for fundamental analyses at all, nada. I am convinced that all the fundamental data whether known by the public or the smart money, is condensed into the price action and therefore everything I need to know is on the chart. For me, having partial fundamental information, and news (someone's hidden agenda) is actually detrimental; I usually don't want to know; I don't want my chart reading to be biased by partial fundamental information or downright lies. The biggest participants in a particular stock have a team of fundamental analysts and they don't tell the public what they know. These people have access to insiders, they can control what news is released and when it is released. They time their stock market activities (manipulations) to coincide with the release of news. I simply attempt to follow their actions, which are evident on the chart.

    It is important to understand that the game is rigged against the public, even from the very top. Consider that the Federal Reserve Chairman and the Board of Governors (the top banksters) know to the minute when the bull market will end.
     
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  4. Danny7866

    Danny7866 New Member

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    Thanks!
     
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