Getting Started Investing
Are you just getting started?
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We’ve collected all of the best content for new investors to learn how to get started:
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Buying in Stages and Selling in Stages can dramatically increase your stock portfolio’s earning potential. Learn why and what it looks like with Irk!
Many investors will panic during a market-wide stock selloff and sell their positions. Learn why you should never, EVER sell into a panic in the markets.
With so much volatility in the markets lately, holding some cash on the sidelines is a must.
But… how much cash should you hold?
You’ve paid off your credit cards, saved up some money, and are ready to invest. But… how do you even begin? Follow along as Get Irked builds a portfolio in the middle of the pandemic.
Stocks can’t get sick, so why do the markets sell off when a new disease epidemic or pandemic is diagnosed?
Cash is king! However, uninvested cash earns you nothing. Or does it? Learn your options for cash on the sidelines.
How should an investor take profits once their investment has a positive return? The High-Quality Problem.
One Cancels Other (OCO) orders and Trailing Stops can help investors protect profits and get better pricing, but how do they work?
Interested in investing without needing to research individual companies? Learn about Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Index Funds.
What does a stock “gapping up” or “gapping down” mean?
Can roboadvisers like SoFi and Wealthfront beat the market’s returns?
Advisers suggest keeping a stock “shopping list” for downturns, but what does it look like?
Professionals will tell you that individuals can’t beat the market. Don’t believe them.
One of Get Irked’s members asked if they should be worried about retiring this year given the market’s current fluctuations. We answered.
Fed Meeting @ 2:00 p.m. ET
What do you do???
We’re on pace for the worst December since the Great Depression. What’s next?
How do you trade a news event with only two outcomes – good or bad? Get Irked offers some tips.
Five Strategies for Survival in Seas of Red
What do you do when the market bounces after a huge sell-off?
How do you buy in stages and why should you do it?
Your strategy guide following market sell-offs and bounces
How do dividend stocks ease the pain in market downtrends?
Don’t make a move! Wait three days! But, why?
Don’t gamble with your portfolio! Make a trading plan to protect your investments.
When everyone is selling, it may be time to start buying.
Believe it or not, our reaction to investing isn’t specific to humans – it also takes place in monkeys.
Learning from others is the best way to improve your success rate.
Capital Gains taxes should only tax your wallet, not your mind.
Don’t get swept away by the temptation of a low price. Learn how to pick quality stocks.
If you want to become a good investor, you need to remove emotion.
How to get started with Technical Analysis (TA) and analyzing charts… for free.
You’ve saved $10,000 and want to invest. How do you start?