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Investing For Beginners: Why Stock Prices Rise & Fall

Hello and welcome to Zacks Investing For Beginners, a video series that aims to provide you with the knowledge and tools every investor needs.

In this video, host Ben Rains, explores the fundamental ideas behind stock prices and discusses why they rise and fall.

For example, a company with a stock price currently trading at $25 per share is not, on its face any better or worse than one with shares trading at $500. Instead, investors need to understand which direction a stock’s price is trending and much more.

There are also many common misconceptions about stock prices, movement, and owning stocks that investors should try to avoid at all times.

We will continue to dive into more foundational concepts in our Zacks Investing for Beginners series. In the meantime, feel free to check out our other video content on Zacks YouTube channel for everything from personal finance to options trading.

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