When you say stocks, most people know that they are shares of ownership of companies. Less financially-aware people think they’re gambling tickets (they’re not). Did you know, however, that company stocks can be classified in different ways and knowing what stock is which can help you improve your investing strategy?
If you want to learn just a little bit more about stocks and stock investing, then read this short article now!
A stock is not just a ticker symbol or an electronic blip; it is an ownership interest in an actual business, with an underlying value that does not depend on its share price.
― Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor