Everything a trader needs to know to get started
What are stocks?
Different types of stocks
How stocks trade
Bulls versus bears
Going short has unlimited risk as the price of a stock could go up forever and make you lose your entire account, or it could run you into debt.
Stock exchanges by liquidity
The most traded stock exchanges
New York Stock Exchange ($19.22 trillion)
NASDAQ ($6.83 trillion)
London Stock Exchange ($6.18 trillion)
Tokyo Stock Exchange ($4.48 trillion)
Shanghai Stock Exchange ($3.98 trillion)
Hong Kong Exchange ($3.32 trillion)
Others (14 Locations, $22.3 trillion)
Which markets should you trade?
We recommend beginners to avoid trading during pre- and post-marked. It is extremely dangerous as the price moves are often unpredictable.