What Exactly is Stock Trading?

Stock Trading can seem a bit complex at first but if you break it down it’s actually quite simple.

To do that trading expert David Jones explains exactly what stocks are, how they are traded on exchanges and the differences between trading and investing.

With some real examples for Facebook, Twitter and Netflix, you get to see how share prices are influenced by expectations, trends, earnings and profitability. You also see how charts react when these variables change.

If you have any questions, let us know in the comments and we’ll try to help you out.

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