Investopedia is a place where you can enjoy thestock market; it is good stimulator to understandthe how stock market works with different stock.There are major three markets NESDAQ, NYSE,AMEX. It is very easy to login I myself login andenjoy different stock strategies, learn stockmarket jargons, how to face fluctuating quotes ofstocks. I some time face loss and profit also. If Iinvest my own money into the stock market
Account ValueIt showed the total current value of the portfolio, which is updated everynight after the market close. In the bracket showed the currency nature. Myaccount value is $126,917.36. I started from the $100,000 and earned $26,917 more as profit in long position.Buying PowerIt is defined ability to make trade is based on the value of the portfolio and cashposition. No one can buy exceed current buying power. My accountBuying power is $8,566.89. It could be in loss if someone purchase exceedsfrom the actual buying power, I faced that position many times.CashIt is displayed the amount of cash you presently have in the account. Mycurrent account value is $96,938.60. Buying power is a better representativeof how much you can spend on further investments
Current PriceIt is displayed the current market value per share. Daily changes when marketstarts.Total Gain/LossIt displayed the % Change of gains or losses from when the position wasfirst entered into. Main thing is how to purchase stock? There are differentstrategies for purchasing stock. It up to you whether or not you followed orselect..Annual ReturnIt is refers to percentage of return that you earned if your returns or stockprices is increasing it showed increasing account value by this percentageper day.
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In the stimulator there are three way to invest in the market.•Stock•Option Stock•Short sellingAwardsThere are different type of award in the stimulator,I had earned three awards and gained 500 points.•Bear•Bull•Watch list
Investopedia is the good source for those who wantto learn the stock market dealing. It helps in differentaspect in finance. There are number of articleavailable according to the financial background,stock market history, daily summary, expert opinionabout different stock, there are tutorial availablethrough it every one can easily learn how to work ininvestopedia. For student there is edge because theydo not have enough money to invest in stock so thisis the way they can learn and make their competencyin the stocks