Stock Up on Information Before Buying Stock

December 19, 2013

One of the most important tips to remember as a consumer is, "know what you're buying." This applies to investing in stocks as well. There are more than 20,000 companies with shares trading either on a U.S. exchange or over-the-counter. With so many companies and trading symbols, it's easy to get confused—and even more reason to research any investment carefully before buying stock.

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