Everyone wants to become rich in any business venture that they want to enter into and this is just natural. Venturing in the business world of stock market is not that hard to do as long as you have the right people, capital, tools and strategies then you might just be able to make it in the stock market world. A lot had already made fortunes in the business of stock market and many are being influenced to invest in them.
Any business is involved with investing certain capital for its operating expenses and for it to earn profit and like the stock market business it involves also risks of putting up the amount of money that one is to invest, the willingness to take the risks of investing money must also go along with doing business in stock market. Stocks are naturally changeable in trends that they move along, it can go up or down and no one can perfectly tell either way stocks will go and like any business there is a risk of losing money when stocks go down and earning money when stock values go up.
Since stock market is irregular, the only thing that one can do is to make a thorough and studied analysis to be as accurate as possible to the direction that stocks will go to. And because of this, some risk takers invest their money in stocks only for a short term period which is known to be day trading, that they expect to have a rate of return to be high when sudden increase in stock values happens. The problem with this kind of stock technique is that there is no guaranteed return of profit on the side of investors and the risk is high since you will have to bet on the money you invest that stocks will be high which may or may not happen at all. There is too much risk involved with this kind of technique.
Another option for small stock investors is to buy stock options, like shareholders they also own some stocks or shares but for a limited time only, which is why this is also riskier than owning a stock since it is only valid in a specific time only and chances are if the period of ownership is when the stocks suddenly goes down then you will lose money. Stocks do not usually go up in a spur of the moment, this things only happens once in a blue moon and the amount of time that these happens is unpredictable so you are lucky if you bought stocks during these periods.
Most of those who buy stocks invest vast amounts of money because they plan to be in the business long term. Although the return of profit for stock owners is not that high, there is still money being earned and the risk for investing money with this technique is lower to go bankrupt compared when you invest for short term only. Long term investment on stocks have more benefits than for short term purpose only, some companies also give out certificates to stock holders with various benefits and the profit that one gets form stock ownership is separate with the bonus that one may get from the company they bought stocks with.