New to investing: 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 a range of investments you have available—stocks, bonds, funds, more—and explore crucial elements of investing, including potential returns and risks, income vs. growth, and compounding of returns.


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