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Explaining The Stock Market To A 12-Year-Old Part 2

Updated: December 8, 2016 | Investing | 19 Comments

This is Part 2 of the conversation I had with a 12-year-old about the stock market. You can read Part 1 here. “So why would you buy a share of a company that doesn’t give dividends?” I repeated. “Because they can just suddenly decide to do so.” “It’s a bit complicated but there is always […]

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Explaining The Stock Market To A 12-Year-Old Part 1

Updated: December 8, 2016 | Investing | 23 Comments

I was reading the newspaper the other day, particularly the stock market section, when the 12-year-old son of a friend asked me what the table of numbers on the page was. I said that it’s the stock market prices of Philippine companies. He obviously got curious because he then asked me to explain what the […]

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