Chapter 3

Chapter 3: Making Your First Trade

Now that we have covered the basics in Chapter 1 and Chapter 2, it’s time to put this knowledge to work and place your first trade. It’s OK if you feel that you are still not ready to leave the spectator stands and cross the white lines onto the playing field of investing, but that is what your free simulation account is for! Start practicing trading using virtual dollars before you risk your real money.
Here is the information you need to become a player, not a spectator, in taking control of your financial future. It doesn’t matter whether you have $500 or $50,000 to invest in the market, you have to walk before you can run so let’s get your first trade behind you.