Stock Basics

Factors affecting the share prices

Introduction In this article I will be writing about the few factors which affects the share prices moves up and down. I spoke to many investors, one thing I understood that most of them are investing on companies without having the fundamental knowledge on the stocks. They just want their money to be doubled with in one year. This article just writes down few suggestions to before start investing in the shares. Company Specific News If there is a good news about the company which […]

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What makes stock prices go "up" and "down"?

Stock prices change every day because of market forces. By this we mean that stock prices change because of “supply and demand”. If more people want to buy a stock (demand) than sell it (supply), then the price moves up! Conversely, if more people wanted to sell a stock than buy it, there would be greater supply than demand, and the price would fall. (Basics of economics!) Understanding supply and demand is easy. What is difficult to understand is what makes people like a particular […]

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