What is a company stock? or What Are Stocks?
A stock, also known as equity, is a security that represents the ownership of a fraction of the issuing corporation. Units of stock are called “shares” which entitles the owner to a proportion of the corporation’s assets and profits equal to how much stock they own.
You can get financial information and stock quotes from all companies listed on your country’s stock exchanges official websites or on their respective websites.
Why do you need to invest?
In the long term, investment can influence the economy’s growth because investment in capital increases the economy’s production capacity, which allows more goods and services to be produced with the same amount of labour.
Why does investing matter?
Investing is an effective way to put your money to work and potentially build wealth. Smart investing may allow your money to outpace inflation and increase in value. The greater growth potential of investing is primarily due to the power of compounding and the risk-return tradeoff.