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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:

  • "The key to making money in stocks is not to get scared out of them". - Peter Lynch
  • “Your success in investing will depend in part on your character and guts and in part on your ability to realize, at the height of ebullience and the depth of despair alike, that this too, shall pass.” - Jack Bogle
  • "Index investing outperforms active management year after year". - Jim Rogers
  • "I don't look to jump over seven-foot bars; I look around for one-foot bars that I can step over." – Warren Buffett
  • "Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in". - John D. Rockefeller