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How To Read Stock Quotes

So you want to know how to read stock quotes:

As you begin investing looking at stock quotes will become a normal routine. You will find that there are a wide variety of websites that offer different types of quotes and charts.

As an example, simply enter the stock symbol of Wal-Mart, which is WMT, into the box that says Enter Symbol. You will then find a current technical stock chart of Wal-Mart along with many fundamentals related to Wal-Mart.

In addition, most stock quote tools will have the most recent news headlines listed on the quotes page as well.

So go ahead and plug in some different stock symbols, and start comparing some of the different technicals and fundamentals of each stock.