To most people, the stock market is where you buy and sell stock, hoping to make more than you paid for it. But there are other, more complex ways you can make money in the stock market.
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Because these choices are complicated, they may have more risk and higher fees. They are not for every investor.
Remember: With higher risk, you hope to see a higher potential return
But there is no guarantee. As with any investment, never invest in anything you don't understand.
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