Getting started in stocks trading is not an easy task. There are plenty of opportunities here and there from all kind of companies offering excellent products promising very big returns. The first difficulty that an investor should consider is that there are too many offers. There is also the possibility to invest in virtual stock market. How can we be sure that it is the right choice? What if promises are broken, and you don’t receive the amount you expected. So all of these are risks that you may face while starting in stocks. Historically, investing in stocks has handily outperformed investing in bonds, Treasury bills, gold or cash over the long term. In the short term, one or another asset may outperform stocks, but stocks have historically been the winning path. However, it is not 100% guaranteed that you will earn money. The biggest advice is to not put all the eggs in the same basket. Market can go up and down and you may have to balance the portfolio so you end up mitigating the risks and winning real money. Stocks can vary from index based to real estate, giving different kinds of opportunities to satisfy everyone’s needs. Taken advices from professional brokers could be a nice idea also, if you are really new to the field. It may save a lot of money and effort. Kyiv, Ukraine

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