New to investing: Basics of stock selection and analysis

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Investing in individual stocks means a level of diligence beyond diversified investing with mutual funds or ETFs. A stock investor must learn to research stocks based on many factors, starting with business characteristics such as profitability and growth, and including analysis of price action with concepts like support, resistance and trend. In this session we’ll explore and explain these important factors so you can use research tools and information effectively.


Dave Whitmore
Senior Strategist, Trader Education, E*TRADE Securities LLC