In this section we'll try to collect all used terminology, put together definitions you can find on, add articles about economics and economic theory. If you have a question about specific definition or algorithm, have a suggestion or want to add a new item in this section, please, let us know.

Market Gauges

Stock Market Gauges: Major Indexes

Market Gauges

The most regularly quoted market indices are often used as a Market Gauge. In stock2own we love to have more than just one view at the same thing. Therefore we are adding not so commonly used indicators of the market health. And the idea of using them is simple: if you see all indicators agree with each other – perfect; otherwise be alerted. Keep reading »

Investment Instruments

Stock Market: Indices


A stock market index is a method of measuring a section of the stock market. Many indices are cited by news or financial services firms and are used to benchmark the performance of portfolios such as mutual funds. Read more »
Stock Market: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Exchange Traded Product (ETP) & Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are increasingly popular investment vehicles. Before you decide to invest, there are some basic questions you should consider in order to make an informed investment decision. Read more »

Stock Analysis

Stock Market: Fundamental Stock Analysis

Fundamental Analysis

Do you know how to calculate Growth Rate or Value Price? Margin of Safety? Do you know that financial statements are the principal means of reporting financial information to people within an organization – management and other employees – and to people outside an organization – banks, investors, suppliers and others? Read more »
Stock Market: Technical Stock Analysis - stock charts

Technical analysis

Technical analysts believe that investors collectively repeat the behavior of the investors that preceded them. "Everyone wants in on the next Microsoft," "If this stock ever gets to $50 again, I will buy it," "This company's technology will revolutionize its industry, therefore this stock will skyrocket" – these are all examples of investor sentiment repeating itself. To a technician, the emotions in the market may be irrational, but they exist. Because investor behavior repeats itself so often, technicians believe that recognizable (and predictable) price patterns will develop on a chart. Read more »