VIDEO: How is Investing Like Riding a Bike?

Joel Anderson |


Investools, an arm of TD Armitrade, put together this simple video explaining the basics of investing in stocks, including what stocks are, why they're riskier than bonds, and why we all invest in them anyway. The basic metaphor, that investing is like riding a bike, dangerous and intimidating at first but easier with knowledge and practice, is a relatively solid one. Except that old saying "it's just like riding a bike" makes one wonder what Benjamin Graham, were he alive today, would do with today's world of high-frequency traders and stratospheric valuations for social media companies. Would it be just like riding a bike?

 

 

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
HERC H.E.R.C. Products Inc 0.00 0.00 0.00 0

Comments

Emerging Growth

Immunovaccine Inc.

Immunovaccine Inc is clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company develops products based on its proprietary vaccine enhancement platform in T cell activating therapies for cancer.

Private Markets

The Green Organic Dutchman

The Green Organic Dutchman Ltd. ("TGOD") produces farm grown, organic cannabis for medical use. The company grows its high quality organic cannabis in small batches using craft growing, all natural…

iPRO Network, LLC

We provide the platform, tools, and resources to empower individuals and professionals to market desirable goods and services to the public, taking the place of traditional methods of commerce.