This course goes over important stock basics and establishes the context for the investment analysis we’ll learn in the subsequent courses. We’ll learn what stocks are, how to calculate ownership interest, different types of stocks, how the stock market functions, and our rights as shareholders. With a solid grasp around the stock basics, we’ll be able to understand the rationale behind fundamental analysis and the investing strategy. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced investor, this course will help you understand stock investing in a coherent manner.
In this video, we'll learn what a stock is, the purpose it serves, and how to calculate ownership interest.
Now that we know what a stock is, it's time to learn the stock investing strategy and the logic behind fundamental analysis.
People always ask: "Why do stock prices change?" In this video, we'll learn what the stock price represent and why they change.
Second-level thinking accounts for the behavior of other market participants.
Total shareholder return (TSR) represents the return on investments, through both stock price increases and dividend payments.
In this video, we'll learn what a share repurchase is, why companies repurchase their own shares and how it's a form of capital return.
In this video, we'll learn the difference between public vs. private companies.
As stock investors, we're entitled to certain protected shareholder rights.
In general, there are two types of stocks: common stocks and preferred stocks.
In this video, we'll learn about Warren Buffett's rule #1 and why it makes arithmetic sense.