08:56 13 June 2013
If you’re over 50 years old and if you want to trade stocks and shares to make money, the one thing that you need to understand is that the stock market is very volatile. Prices of shares and stocks can easily go up and down in a matter of weeks or sometimes, even days. This means that there is a huge risk that you could lose money along the way.
The key to succeed in the stock market is to invest for the long term. If you leave your money there for say 10 to 15 years, it is more likely that you’ll make a lot of money.
Of course, choosing what stocks to buy makes a huge difference. It is recommended that you stick blue chip stocks instead of penny stocks.
Keep in mind that although the stock market is a good way to make money, it requires certain skills and knowledge. Before you invest your hard-earned money here, make sure that you understand how it works.
Perhaps attend seminars and read as many books as possible to understand the whole process. Getting advice and assistance from experts would also help tremendously.
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