You want to invest in the stock market but you don’t know where to start?
Our 12 practical and easy-to-implement tips, to be found in video and in the form of an infographic, will help you to invest well. You will also find our presentation of the different financial products for investing in the stock market as a beginner, the different envelopes that allow you to do so, the characteristics of investing in small and medium-sized companies’ shares, and of investing in responsible finance (IRF) as well as our recommendations for investing your money in times of crisis and protecting your stock market portfolio during your vacations.
WHAT IS INVESTING IN THE STOCK MARKET?
Investing in the stock market means buying shares of listed companies, i.e. acquiring ownership shares in companies. In fact, each share represents a part of the company’s capital. A partner’s share in the company is proportional to the number of shares of that company that he or she owns. When you buy a share, you become what is called a shareholder, which means you become a partner in the company.
THE REASON BEHIND THE INTEREST OF INVESTORS
There are two main reasons for investing in stocks. First, investing means investing in the real economy and participating in the development of companies. This money can be used, for example, to expand internationally, to launch research and development (R&D) projects to create new products or improve products already on the market, to hire staff, etc.
Then, investing in the stock market is also and above all taking advantage of the very interesting long-term return that this asset class provides. Be careful, however, to succeed on the stock market and to position yourself on the most attractive stocks, it is advisable to familiarize yourself with the financial markets and to follow some advice in order to hope to hold and manage a portfolio that delivers a good return in relation to the risk.