Is investing in the stock market like gambling in a casino?
Posted On July 28, 2022
Is investing in stock market similar to when you gamble at the casino?
Simran Kaur is co-founder of Girls that Invest, which offers commentary on personal investment aimed at young people. In this column, she answers questions from followers and readers.
Q: Isn’t the stock market like gambling? I want to begin investing, but I’m scared I’ll be throwing all my money into a stock market casino, and I just don’t know where to begin. The stock market seems to be so volatile in the last few weeks. How do you invest, taking on such big risks, without feeling like you’re gambling your money away?
A: This is such a good question.
It is one of the main concerns most new investors have when they finally decide to dive into the world of investing.