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Are you a beginner learning how to trade shares?
Are you looking for only the relevant information you need to know to trade shares on the stock market, that is easy to understand?
Are you struggling to find information on the steps needed to start trading safely?
Then you are in the right place, here at SharesExplained.com!
Want to get going right away? View our step by step guide to buying shares.
SharesExplained.com is the only place on the Internet that explains everything you need to know to start trading shares on the stock market and nothing you don’t, 100% for free.
Want to learn about the stock market?
I suggest reading through the basics section of this website to familiarise yourself with all the stock market terms and concepts.
Want to buy shares straight away?
Did you know that you can practice trading real shares with virtual money? You can do this with a free stock market practice account and we actually recommend you do this first before moving onto real money. After all, there’s no risk.
Stock market frequently asked questions
What is a stock market?
What are shares – shares explained?
How do I buy a share immediately?
What is a stock exchange?
Can I practice trading shares for free?
Why should I buy shares?
Why do stock prices move up and down?
What are stock charts and graphs?
How old do I have to be to buy shares?
What are the tax rules regarding shares?
What is forex?
What are ETF’s?
Novices with shares and the stock market might like to first read through some of the frequently asked questions above. If you are a more experienced user, you might like to look at some of the information pages we have in the Advanced section. There you can learn about such things as stock options and IPOs.
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SharesExplained.com is a stock market information site aimed at beginners learning how to trade shares. SharesExplained.com talks to readers in a way that is easy to understand and includes only the relevant information you need to know to trade shares on the stock market.
SharesExplained.com was founded due to the lack of stock market related websites that inform you of the steps needed to start trading safely, hence our step by step guide to buying shares.
Our objectives are:
- Inform people on how to become investors.
- Teach people the basics of the stock market.
- Show people the best tools to use when trading.
- Break the myth that the stock market is for rich and clever people.
- Break the myth that trading on the stock market is extremely risky.
Start trading today!
You’ve made it to the end of the front page, now where should you go next? Well, we always recommend you get your feet wet and open up a free practice trading account today. Don’t worry about not knowing enough because you’ll learn it all as you go along. Also, there’s no risk because you can use virtual money before moving onto real money.