Anyone who wants to diversify their income sources from just what they earn from running their business has a multitude of options. When you discuss what your options are with financial planners, one option will be investment panning and in particular, buying and selling stocks and shares. Many a fortune has been made from this form of investing, however, it also has to be pointed out that fortunes have also been lost on the stock market.
The reason is not necessarily that stocks and shares are poor investments although induvial shares often are. And, apart from the stock market crashes that happen every few decades, the overall trend of share prices is primarily an upward one. Where fortunes, or more to the point, large personal investments, have been lost is more usually due to an investor making some fundamental share investment mistakes.
If you are thinking of investing in shares we hope you have the good sense to employ the services of a financial planner who can advise on the best investment planning tactics related to shares. Nevertheless, it will do you no harm to know them now and be aware of some of the more common mistakes share investors make, so read on and you will discover ten of them