VANCOUVER, B.C. — A stock investing class in Vancouver will help you decide what to invest your time into.
Vancouver’s Investment Capital Management class is set to open Friday, Nov. 20.
“The value proposition of this class is really clear,” said Lisa Storck, the founder of the class.
Storck says she believes it’s the first time she’s ever presented a stock investing course at a local university.
She hopes it will attract more investors to invest their time into investing in stocks.
“It’s an important class to teach students how to do stock investing,” Storks said.
If you have questions about investing in a stock, Stork said she’s willing to help answer them.
Students will learn how to buy stocks, how to compare the companies they own to others, how much risk is acceptable and what to do when the stock price drops.
Storks says this class will also help students determine if a stock is worth investing in.
For example, if the stock is currently trading at $20, the class will focus on the risks associated with buying a stock and how that can affect a company’s profitability.
“I think it’s very important for young people to learn about stock investing because if they don’t do it, they may not be able to get a job or they may get a promotion or a raise,” Storgck said.
“I think that’s very, very important.”
Students will also learn how stocks differ from each other.
For example: Storcks says she is concerned that companies with high risk, high valuation will often outperform others.
“If a company has a very high valuation, they will be able sell more shares than other companies,” she said.
Storgck says if a company is worth $20 and has a high valuation of $20 billion, she would not buy it at that price.
Instead, she will look at the stock’s earnings and how much it could potentially earn if it were bought at $10,000 per share.
“When it’s a lower price, I’m going to be a little bit more cautious because I know that I’m not going to make money off of this,” Storbck said, adding that she has to keep her expectations reasonable.
Storbck says many young people feel like they don.t know how to invest and have a hard time making decisions about what they want to invest.
When asked if there’s any advice that she can give students to make them think about investing, Storbks said it’s important to understand the differences between stocks and other types of investments.
While some students are looking to buy stock, others are interested in learning how to use mutual funds to invest money.
And, if you’re just starting out, you might want to consider a career in investing, which is an investment that will pay you well over the long term.
The investment classes will be offered at a few different locations, but the first class will be held in a student lounge at the University of British Columbia.
Tickets are $35.
The class will run from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and cost $75.
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