Stock Splits: What They Are, Why They Matter

There’s some mystery surrounding stock splits (and reverse splits). But they’re really simple. This simplicity may confuse people who are looking for deeper meaning. So, let’s dive into what splits are, why they’re done, what they mean to investors, and more.

What Not to Buy When Investing

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been updating my portfolio. The good news is that I locked in a gain with NVDA by selling 100 of my shares for $212 per share, which I had bought at an average price of $25 about two years ago. The bad news is that I lost money on other investments. To follow Warren Buffett’s rule of investing (“don’t lose money”), you’ll need to determine what not to buy. Honed from my experience, here’s a short list.