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Stock Trading Starter Guide and Stock Investment for Beginners

On this occasion, Mediabisnis.co.id will review Stock Education, with the article title Guide to Starting Stock Trading and Stock Investment for Beginners.

Are you a beginner who wants to learn to buy and sell or trade stocks? or Newbies Who Want to Start Stock Investing? Please note that Stock Trading and Stock Investing are different! Starting stock trading and investing in stocks initially have the same steps, namely by understanding stocks first, then choosing a stock broker, and funding your stock account for trading (buying and selling shares) or keeping stocks up to a certain time (investing).

Guide to starting stock trading and stock investing

Now you can easily learn to buy and sell stocks or even stock investments. Here are the initial steps in starting stock trading and stock investing for beginners. It should be noted that stock trading and stock investing are 2 types of stock transactions that have different principles, strategies, analysis, and timing.

Stage 1 - The Purpose of the Stock Business

Do not let you jump into the world of stocks just because you join in, you must have goals and intentions that you really have planned beforehand, because the stock business is a business that requires a lot of capital, knowledge, time, and good strategy.
It's a good idea for you to answer my question below, after understanding the difference between stock trading and stock investing in the related article above, I'm sure you can answer my question below:
  1. Do you want to become an Investor or Trader?
  2. Do you like Saving or Selling?
  3. Do you focus on the company or product?
  4. Do you understand Fundamental or Technical?
  5. Do you like long or short term transactions?
If your answer prefers the second option, it means that your characteristics are a trader, not an investor. But if your answer is more to the first option, it means that you have the mentality and interest in becoming a stock investor :) Investor or Trader? Whatever you choose, to start with you need to prepare the important points which I explain in step 2 below

Stage 2 - Preparation of the Stock Business


After determining your goals in the stock business, below are the second stages , whether it's starting stock trading or starting stock investing, these initial stages must be prepared:

1. Knowledge About Stocks


You must learn and understand things about stocks, be it the type of stock investment, stock investment weaknesses, stock trading systems, stock brokers, to fundamental news and technical analysis of stocks.

Understand the definition of share ownership and its relation, for example, the right to dividends, including investment risk, and also recognize stock market instruments.

Stock Trader  - Are you a stock trader? Here is a guide to stock price technical analysis that you must learn in order to make a profit in trading: how to technical analysis of stocks .

Stock Investors  - If you are an investor, then fundamental news and stock company information is the main and most appropriate for you to prioritize first, you can get the latest and most complete stock news on the following pages: the latest stock news .

2. Choosing a Stock Broker / Securities


Stock brokers, stock brokers or securities companies are our partners in investing and trading stocks. We deposit funds with the broker, and trust him to save funds so that we can trade and buy shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), later we will also be given facilities such as online trading software, as well as free stock consultation facilities by the brokerage company.

Before choosing a stock broker, there are several criteria for the best and most trusted stock broker in Indonesia, namely:
  • Have an official / legal business license.
  • Supervised and officially registered with the Indonesian Financial Services Authority (OJK).
  • Understand the capital structure.
  • The service provided is good and friendly.
  • Low transaction commission and fees structure.
  • Have a lot of customers.
  • Affordable initial deposit amount.
  • Affordable transaction commissions.
  • Provides online stock trading services.
  • Provide online trading software.
  • Provides a platform to facilitate technical analysis.
  • Provide stock discussion and consulting services.

3. Initial Capital


After you choose a stock broker, then you prepare the capital to be deposited in the brokerage account when you register to be used as transaction capital, be it trading or investment. Is there free stock trading? It would be ridiculous to have free stock trading and no capital. Even if there is, maybe it is demo stock trading. Well at this stage you need to prepare capital, the minimum capital for trading shares differs for each broker or stock securities.

Stage 3 - Starting a Stock Business


After you have prepared everything in the above steps, below are the next steps that must be prepared, but before that you must have a goal first, what is your goal in doing the stock business? Is it for trading / buying and selling shares? or for stock investment?

1. Start Stock Trading

Trade on a demo account while learning.
  1. Look at reviews of all stock brokers in Indonesia , and choose the one that you think is the best.
  2. Learn to do technical analysis of stock prices.
  3. Manage money management / stock trading capital management
  4. Manage risk management / stock trading risk management
  5. Trade on a real account and apply clear technical analysis

2. Starting Stock Investments

Trade on a demo account while learning.
  1. Look at reviews of all stock brokers in Indonesia , and choose the one that you think is the best.
  2. Learn to do long-term technical analysis of stocks.
  3. Understand fundamental stock analysis.
  4. Understand company systems and company quality.
  5. Understand company performance and company programs.
  6. Manage money management / stock trading capital management
  7. Manage risk management / stock trading risk management
  8. Trade on a real account and apply the preset portfolio.

Whatever your choice, make sure you stay consistent in the stock business, and make sure you master money management, risk management, and trading psychology.