Personal Development, Finance, and Investing For Filipinos
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Can you earn money in stocks? How to make money in the stock market?
Buy stocks as you would groceries:
Fundamentally, there are two ways on how to earn money in the stock market.
Price or Capital Appreciation
A company's growth and success usually drive its stock price higher. When you buy a stock at a low price and sell at a higher price, the profit becomes a capital gain.
Companies also give out a portion of their profits to shareholders, called dividends. Profits may be in the form of cash, stock or property and is in proportion to the number of shares you own.
What are the different types of dividends?
A share of the company's income in the form of cash. This is the most common form of dividend.
Payment made in additional company shares instead of cash dividends. This is usually announced as a percent increase in the number of shares a stockholder may own.
A rarely used form of dividends, shareholders may received physical assets or stocks in a company subsidiary or affiliate.
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