The Different Types of Stock Investments

This course explores the different types of stocks you can buy. Read on to find out what they are, why they're different, and which best suit your goals.
By: Jonah Keri
Jonah Keri
Jonah Keri is a trader and analyst who spent 11 years at Investor's Business Daily covering the markets. He… read more.
Updated: Mar 4, 2021
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26 Lessons
Beginner
2 hours 8 mins

What you'll learn

  • Why it's important to understand stock types
  • How to identify different stock types
  • The strengths and weaknesses of type of stock

Key course lessons

More about this course

Our Stock Types course will break it all down for you so you have a full overview of the different types of stocks you can invest in, and the advantages and drawbacks of each one.

Course overview

1. Introduction to stock types

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2. Stock types by investment strategy


3. Stock types by size


4. Stock types by market conditions


5. Stock types by quality


6. Stock types by sector

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