“Stocks allow ordinary investors to build wealth and companies to raise money,” explains Head of Portfolio Strategy for Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management Group Investments Mariam Kamshad in this Financial Spotlight. Watch to learn the fundamentals of stocks—what they are, where they’re bought and sold, and how to get started.
Stocks are an investment that give you ownership over a small piece of a company. When you purchase them, you’re investing in the success of that company
The longer you hold a stock, the more likely you are to see a return on your investment
Stocks can be both volatile and powerful drivers of wealth