Dividend Reinvestment Plans, known as DRIPs, allow investors to reinvest any or all dividends earned to buy more shares of that stock. Companies that pay dividends offer the plans to individuals who currently own shares ... More »

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One way to invest in U.S. Treasury bonds, notes, bills or saving bonds is to buy them directly from TreasuryDirect.gov. Create an account, log in and purchase bonds to redeem them when the securities mature, explains the... More »

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Bitcoin can be purchased outright from online Bitcoin dealers, invested in by trading with other investors on an online Bitcoin exchange, or bought and sold in person with local investors. Sources for each of these metho... More »

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Prospective stock traders who want to use computers to invest in shares need working Internet connections and enough money to open online trading accounts, explains NerdWallet. In addition, prospective traders need to kn... More »

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The two-for-one split of BP's stock only affects investors in its ordinary or ADS shares, not its customers. The company explains the stock split to investors on its website. More »

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The primary purpose of stock splits, for Apple and for other publicly traded companies, is to increase the accessibility of its shares for investors, according to The Economic Times. This may reflect the value of the com... More »

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Two good times to sell a stock are when the company's value no longer justifies the stock price and when there is rapid price appreciation due to investors purchasing large blocks of shares, explains Investopedia. Howeve... More »

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