Anna-Louise is a former investing and retirement writer for NerdWallet. She has been reporting on stocks and the economy for more than a decade. Her writing has appeared in Bloomberg, Crain's Chicago Business and USA Today.
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Options vs. Stocks: Which Is Right for You?
While stocks appeal to beginners and long-term investors, options can work well for active traders who appreciate flexibility.
How to Read Stock Charts: Quick-Start Guide for Beginners
Stock market graphs don’t have to be a mystery. Here’s how to read them for any stock.
What Makes Small-Cap Stocks Mighty (and Risky)
Small-cap stocks can bring diversification and higher growth potential — albeit with higher risks — to a portfolio. Here's what to know before investing.
Growth vs. Value Stock Investing: Understanding the Differences
Investing is often categorized into two fundamental styles: value vs. growth. Here are the differences between value and growth stocks.