This level gets more advanced on the asset class we focused on in Kindergarten; stocks. We’ll be exploring due diligence on stocks, which includes fundamental and technical analysis. Business cycle, balance sheets, market sectors, investor biases are among the topics that are included in this section. Keep learning and you’ll know more than the average person about investing in no time.

Jump to Middle School if you’ve “been there, done that” with regards to these topics.

Understanding Technical Analysis

(05/03/2016) -

Before a year begins, most of us anticipate what the next color of the year will be. Superstitious people would want to wear something with a shade of that color when the clock strikes midnight of January 1st. Fashion labels would want to know what that color is as soon as possible so they can […]

Assets, Liabilities and Equity: The Building Blocks of a Company

(05/04/2016) -

At some point in your life, you have definitely owned something (We hope you still do until now!). Take for example your hard-earned money. In exchange for doing your job, you get paid with “cash”. The money that you earn becomes yours. This money is considered as your asset because you own it. But.. SURPRISE! […]

Market Capitalization VS Book Value

(05/05/2016) -

Isn’t it crazy that a G.I. Joe action figure only cost two dollars or so in the 80’s? Yet here we are, thirty-ish years after, and the same action figure sells for $280 in eBay! That’s about 13,900% increase! Insane, right? So, how could this happen? How can something that was bought for $2 sells […]

Business Cycle 101

(05/10/2016) -

We’ve all heard that Maroon 5 song line “it’s not always rainbows and butterflies”. We definitely wish life were just a walk in the park, but there ain’t no better teacher than challenges and experiences, right? Like the wonderful mess than is our life, businesses have their upsown and downs, too. Businesses and the economy […]

Divide and Conquer: Defining The Stock Market Sectors

(05/11/2016) -

Chances are, 90% of the girl world has “Mean Girls” listed as one of their favorite movies. There’s probably no other movie that can measure up to the number of notable lines remembered up to this day by anyone, ever! Tina Fey, you are a genius! Before we get carried away, the point here is […]

What are Stock Splits?

(05/12/2016) -

Let’s compare stock splits to slices of pizza for a sec. Let’s say you have a whole pizza. You split the pizza into 6 slices. But you realize it is an extra-large pizza, so dividing it into so few slices means each one is huge. Therefore, you decide it’ll be better to cut it into […]

Top 10 Fundamental Analysis Indicators for All Investors

(07/09/2019) -

The maxim “knowledge is power” applies to just about every facet of everyday life, but even more so when it comes to investing in the financial markets. In today’s online, computer-driven investing world, knowing the right information is often the difference between being an investor in the driver’s seat of your investments and a helpless […]

Fundamental Analysis: 4 Most Important Financial Statements

(07/15/2019) -

Fundamental analysis is the process of studying the financial and economic health of a security or a company in order to make informed investment decision making. This involves an in-depth and thorough examination of the accounting books and interpreting the results. This involves looking at and analyzing the financial statements of a company. Financial statements […]