Teenager’s Guide to Investing


Here's what you'll learn:

  1. 1The Value of a Stock
  2. 2The Seven Golden Rules of Investing
  3. 3What Makes a Good Business?

Introduction to the Pack

Welcome Young Investors!  At Wall Street Survivor, it is our goal to make you master investors. Many of the lessons you will learn have been used by successful investors over several generations. You will notice that a recipe for success is easy to follow but is actually followed by few. Click on through to take the first course and start your investing journey.

3 Courses

The Value of a Stock

The value of a stock doesn’t always match up with the going price because the market is a volatile place. This course will teach you how to understand and begin to calculate the value of a company and its stock price in order to make smart investment decisions.

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  1. 1 Introduction to Value Start Course
  2. 2 Why Do Stock Prices Fluctuate So Much?
  3. 3 The Story of Mr. Market
  4. 4 What is the Value of a Business?
  5. 5 Case Study: Apple
  6. 6 Understanding the Terminology
  7. 7 The Power of P/E Ratio

The Seven Golden Rules of Investing

Being successful at anything requires following a set of rules. Good rules are the accumulation of decades of wisdom summed up into the few components that really matter. This course will teach you the basics of investing in a way anyone can understand.

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  1. 1 Rules to Live By Start Course
  2. 2 Rule #1: Think Long Term
  3. 3 Rule #2: Good Companies Make Good Investments
  4. 4 Rule #3: Buy With a Margin of Safety
  5. 5 Rule #4: Do Your Own Homework
  6. 6 Rule #5: Don't Follow the Herd
  7. 7 Rule #6: Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket
  8. 8 Rule #7: Never Stop Learning
  9. 9 Quiz

What Makes a Good Business?

Good businesses are rarely cheap, but their competitive advantages ensure their prosperity. In this course, you will learn the characteristics that define a sustainable, high-return business.

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  1. 1 How to Find a Good Invesment Start Course
  2. 2 The Laws of Investing
  3. 3 The Economic Moat
  4. 4 Apple vs Hewlett Packard
  5. 5 Key Takeaways


Ryan Hops

Wall Street Survivor

Former hedge fund analyst in Hong Kong, Ryan joined Wall Street Survivor in 2008 to help build the next generation of financial education.

Albert Z.

Finance Student

I have learned more in these courses than in my 2 years of studying finance/investing. Many thanks for making this an enjoyable route towards my goals!