Stock Research
Homework Steps:
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Already know it?...
Just skip to any step:
(quick snapshot... understanding your stock)
100   Stock ticker & Company Profile
110   Anatomy of a Stock - company snapshot
120   What the company does and how it makes its money
130   What Sector & Which Industry?
140   What Competitors?
150   Knowing The Share Price History
160   Knowing Number of Shares Outstanding
(what the company controls)
200   Company Website
220   Annual Report (10K)
230   Latest Quarterly Report (10Q) & Other SEC Filings
240   Conference Calls
250   Earnings Guidance Provided
260   Insider Buying & Selling
270   Stock Splits
275   Secondary Offerings
280   Dividend & Yield
(what others control)
300   Analyst Ratings & Expectations
310   Major Holders
320   Major Index Membership
330   Short Position
340   News Headlines
350   Industry Events
(what you can control)

400   Your Available Time
410   Age/Risk Tolerance
420   Don't Buy All At Once
430   Diversification
500   Jim Cramer's 25 Rules for Investing
510   Warren Buffett's Stock Portfolio
520   Business News - TV & Newspapers
530   Business News - Websites
540   Last check: Cramer's latest comments on
600   Stocks 101: The Basics
610   Online Trading 101 (vs. paying a broker)
620   Anatomy Of A Stock:  The Parts
630   Mad Money Recap
640   Setting up your own free Yahoo! Finance Portfolio
650   Stock/Investing Glossary
(coming soon)

700   Open Step
750   Open Step
790   Open Step
800   Ongoing Weekly Homework for each of your stocks
WB   Free Stock Homework Workbook - PDF Download







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Reading Books:  
These are the two beginner books we read that helped us solidify our knowledge of stocks and investing fundamentals:

Reading Daily Newspapers:  
If you have to choose two newspapers, these two cover very specific company/stock-related information (i.e., The Wall Street Journal), and then there's the more general national "current events" updates that are so critical to follow (i.e., USA Today). 

Jim Cramer has said on his show that he reads them both daily.  We do.  You should too.
We searched (and provided for you below) the best offers that both offer:

Watch a lot of TV... Really!:  
There's something to be said for listening and learning.  Business TV Networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg and Fox Business Channel provide excellent business news and reporting.  For more information about these channels, see Step 520, here > 





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