How to Choose Stocks
Now that you’ve learned how trading works and how you can do it, comes the most important part. Watching the markets, analyzing stocks, creating a watchlist and finally picking your winners!
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Basic Strategy for Picking Stocks
- Use tools & information to find stocks.
- Do a quick analysis to create a watchlist of stocks you are interested in.
- From your watchlist, analyze each company’s fundamentals, news and perform additional research to verify it’s value.
- Make your picks!
How Do I Research?
Luckily, we live in a time where there are many resources and information is widely available.
Choosing stocks depends heavily on information; the fundamentals of a company, and recent news or developments.
Here are your resources:
Yahoo Finance – has quotes for all stocks, company financials & metrics, tools for tracking trades, news and much more. This is an essential tool.
CEO.ca – Provides top lists and information on all Canadian securities with links to SEDAR documents, financials and other essential information.
Google Search – Your greatest ally in finding supplemental information.
Contacting the companies – a final step is to contact companies for additional info.
You have completed our mini-course to get started trading. There is a lot more to learn but you should now feel confident to jump in and learn more.