This section outlines key concepts that every investor should understand: risk, return on investment, diversified portfolio, fees, and the ability to sell.
Risk is the degree of uncertainty about the expected return from an investment, including the possibility that some or all of the investment might be lost. Learn more
Return on investment (ROI) is an important measure of your portfolio’s performance. Learn about how to calculate your ROI. Learn more
A diversified portfolio is one that contains a variety of assets. Diversification is an investment strategy generally intended to reduce risk. Learn more
Investors are normally charged fees when they buy and sell investments. Find out about the fees before you invest. Learn more