Investing: An Objective-Based Primer by Gabriel Gonzalez
For those just starting out in the world of finance (long before reaching the world of technical analysis) or for the youngsters in your life, here is the first part of an ABC on investing.
Three things to consider in any investment plan are safety, income, and capital. One of my earliest memories of the concept of investing was from the 1984 movie Trading Places. Maybe it was that I was more into Jamie Lee Curtis than anything else about the movie, but still, the movie ultimately made investing seem like a fascinating activity. Ever since then, learning how to invest is something Ive wanted to do. But the topic can be intimidating. The terminology alone can feel like taking an advanced course in, say, Egyptian opera writing
taught in Greek. The good news is Im learning right along with you, and Im going to try to make this as mentally ergonomic as possible ...