Guide to Investing: a must read for those starting out in the Stock Market

Guide to Investing FAST

For anyone curious about investing in the stock market, you need to know how and why it works – click here  to get your copy of our Guide to Investing by Pythagoras.

Below is the table of contents.

Chapter 1: Shares

What is a Share?  What can I do with my Shares?

Chapter 2: Making Money with Shares

How Can I Make Money from Shares? Do all Companies pay Dividends? Should they?

Chapter 3: The Stock Exchange

What is a Stock Exchange?  When is the ASX Open for Investing?  What is the Price Match?

Chapter 4: Stock Brokers and Broking Accounts

Opening a Stock Broking Account. Which type of Stock Broker? Full Service Stock Brokers.  No Advice Online Broking Service.  Popular Brokers.

Chapter 5: Share Certificates or CHESS Account?

CHESS. CHESS Sponsored. Issuer Sponsored. Which Type of Broker Account should I use with Pythagoras?

Chapter 6: Preparing to Buy and Sell Shares

Your First Buy.  Selling Your Shares.

Chapter 7: Issues with Buying and Selling Shares

How Can you Check Share Prices?  What are the Costs Involved with Trading Shares?  Liquidity.

Chapter 8: Trading in Shares

Electronic Trading. Price Quote.

Chapter 9: Types of Orders

Types of Orders. Market Order. Limit Order.

Chapter 10: Diversification of Risk to Optimise Returns

Risk and Reward. Diversification.

Chapter 11: What about Taxation?

The Certainties of Life. Capital Gains Tax.  Income Tax on Dividends.


Conclusion: The Key to Making Money is Selling.

The key to making money in any market is selling before any negative event. Pythagoras generates the sells before the events with share price effects – its proactive not reactive.

Investors know it’s rare for all stocks to go down all the time, all at once. Even in a bear market there are upward moves to profit from – if you have the right buy/sell recommendations.

Therefore Pythagoras can make money in any market regardless of the investment environment – in fact it’s best in the tough markets. We worry less about the events and their timing and focus on Volatility changes. At Pythagoras we follow changes in Volatility which precede the events. This places us at the forefront of investing.

Brendan is available on 0433 726 888 to discuss how we can assist to release you from the worry of investing and get you back to enjoying life.


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