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Why do people buy shares?

Why do people buy shares?

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B. Denton

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Answered Nov 01, 2019

The main reason why people would like to buy shares is they want to invest their money, and they would like to have the chance to get more money in the future. The main goal of those who purchase shares is to buy the shares low; then they would sell high.

The main reason why people would like to buy shares is they want to invest their money, and they
The money that they would earn for selling their stocks can be used to buy other items. For example, they would try to purchase other stocks from other companies, or they would invest in other things other than stocks. Some would use the money for their own personal use. Wealth creation is considered to be important, and starting young can also give you an advantage over the others.

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h. George

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H. George, Copywriter, MA in English, California

Answered Feb 26, 2018

The main reason people buy shares is that they want to make money. Some people, particularly family members, may buy shares to help other family members who are starting their own business but that is not very common. Remember, a share is the word used to describe a piece of ownership interest in a company.

The main reason people buy shares is that they want to make money. Some people, particularly family
People hope that the company they invest in will make a profit and then share the profit with their investors. It takes a lot less effort to buy shares than it does to, for example, invest in real estate. To sustain the value of a real estate investment, one has to keep up with the maintenance of the property. People also buy shares to participate in new and exciting industries and technologies, again hoping new markets will lead to profits they can share in.

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