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How to start investing in the stock market

- TraderHQ Staff

So... you've got your finances in order and are ready to start investing in the stock market? Great. Now you need to your investing goals, where you want to invest, how much and your risk tolerance.

How to start investing in the stock market

Get started early

Compound interest is an investors best friend and allows your investments to snowball over time.

If you invest $10,000 at age 20 and never invest more money you'll be sitting on $602,401 at age 63 (based on 10% annual return).

And your returns will be significantly higher if you added to your investment each year.

How much should i invest?

You need to decide what your investment goals are and what your timeline is to reach the goal.

Retirement is

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Quotes of the Day:

  • "Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement". - Henry Ford
  • “A market downturn doesn’t bother us. It is an opportunity to increase our ownership of great companies with great management at good prices.” - Warren Buffett
  • "Value stocks are about as exciting as watching grass grow, but have you ever noticed just how much your grass grows in a week". - Christopher Browne
  • "The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing." – Phillip Fisher
  • “Waiting helps you as an investor and a lot of people just can’t stand to wait. If you didn’t get the deferred-gratification gene, you’ve got to work very hard to overcome that.” - Charlie Munger