In this section we explore investing basics, common themes and information to help guide your investing journey.
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One of the most fundamental dichotomies that can be drawn in equity markets is the one that separates “value” from “growth”. In simple terms, you pick a basic metric – say price to earnings ratio – and you divide the market up into those stocks with a PE ratio above the average (growth stocks) and those with a PE ratio below the average (value stocks).