New to investing 101: How you can invest and why

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For a new investor, the choices can seem bewildering, so start here to learn the basic investing landscape and more. In this first session, we'll explain, compare, and contrast the range of investments you have available—including stocks, bonds, funds, and more—and explore crucial elements of investing, including potential returns and risk, income vs. growth, and compounding of returns.


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