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Stocks, also known as shares or equities, are the units of investment in individual companies. A stock represents ownership of a company, as well as a claim on the company’s assets and earnings. A shareholder of a public company can enjoy dividends from the company’s profits, participates in its share price performance, and has the right to vote at its shareholder meetings.
Stocks may be bought or sold, usually but not always, in the context of a securities exchange, and the exchange lists companies across different industrial sectors.
What are the risks in Stocks to consider
Risk is defined in financial terms as the chance that an outcome or investment's actual gains will differ from an expected outcome or return. Risk includes the possibility of losing some or all of an original investment.
However, it is possible and prudent to manage investing risks by understanding the basics of risk and how it is measured. Learn the 4 common risks that can be applied to different scenarios and some of the ways to manage them holistically.
Price Risk | Volatility Risk | Liquidity Risk | Currency Risk
Why you should incorporate stocks into your portfolio
It is a management strategy that blends different investments in a single portfolio. The idea behind diversification is that a variety of investments will yield a higher return. It also suggests that investors will face lower risk by investing in different vehicles.
- Capital Growth
- Dividend Yield
- Highest Historical Returns
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