How old do you have to be to buy a stock?
In order to enter the stock market you must be at least 18. You can still own stock but it would have to go under your guardian until you are a legal adult.
4 people found this useful
Find a stockbroker online or in the phone book. They can usually do whatever you ask them to. It is also possible to buy stock from employers.
Auto Zone is the best place.
You have to be 18 to buy stocks, but your parents might let you use their account if you're young.
The right way to buy a stock is ask the person or company that has the stock in sale to sell it to you then discuss the price and try to get the best price for the stock.
In a registered Stock Exchange. ex: Bombay stock exchange or National stock exchange in India
In order to buy stock for yourself, you will need to be 18 years ofage. Anyone under 18 years of age is still considered a minor and achild.
Open a DEMAT & and a trading account with any of the DEMAT providers and then you can buy them online. Or you can contact any investment service provider and he would buy i…t on your behalf.
Stocks are to be bought at the bottom, which means when the markets are falling and should be sold at HIGH. Reference: http://groups.google.com/group/vantagetrade Not nec…essarily so, There are several reasons for buying stock, Future growth, Collecting Dividends, speculation, dollar cost averaging and future investment. When to buy is only part of the equation.... Why are you buying and when do you sell are also questions you need to know before you even think of buying.
Why bother? You can't own it anyways. Until the age of 18, the parents are in charge and responsible for any owns and loans of their children. Imagine a 16 year old playing on… the stock market and loosing a million by investing only some pocket money. You can get your parents into serious trouble. What you could do is explain to your parents what your plans are and advise them to buy (and eventually sell). In the end, it takes luck, not a genius, to win or loose on the stock market. Scientists let a monkey speculate on the stock market. The monkey was as accurate as about 70% of the analysts that studied the subject for years. Don't forget the amount of money is always the same, it just shifts from the majority to the few lucky ones. They earn money because the rest looses it. That's the way it goes. You can open a mock-account on finance.yahoo.com and see how that goes for a year or two.
They usually input the trade on a work station. Sometimes, if the order is large enough (Usually 10000 shares) they will call a trader. A ticket is usually written out after t…hese trades.
To invest in the businesses success both to improve the businesses output and to receive a share of the profit. Some brokers buy stock purely to sell for profit.
I do desperately, where can I get them?
There are many sites where one could buy stock, including E*Trade, ScottTrade, TD Ameritrade, etc.
Open a brokerage account. Schwaab for instance. Be advised you can lose all of your investment. See a financial advisor.
The best time to buy would be when a stock is trading below its intrinsic value. Using different models (Discounted Cash Flow, PE-Earnings Growth,etc.) you can estimate the i…ntrinsic value -- or how much you think a stock is worth. Buying it below this price is like buying it at a discount.
From a registered stock exchange. Ex: National Stock Exchange (NSE) & Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India
You have to be a broker with a seat on the exchange to trade stocks on the stock exchange. You can get such a broker to buy and sell for you, but he will charge a commission. …There are stocks that you can buy directly and other stocks that are not traded on the exchange and any broker can buy for you,