Investors Academy

Starting point for the serious investor

Knowledge for better choices

Whatever investment product you use, it is important to know what you need to consider. At the Investors Academy you will learn about the possibilities and risks of all these products. Invest in your knowledge before investing your money. Knowledge to make better choices.

Shares

A share is proof that you are a participant in a company’s capital. You choose to invest in shares if you want to have a chance of share price gains. 

Investment funds

Investment funds come in many shapes and sizes. There are a number of things you should know before investing in an investment fund.

ETFs

An exchange-traded fund (ETF), also known as an index fund or index tracker, is an investment fund that is traded on the stock exchange.

Structured products (including turbos)

Structured products are combined products consisting of derivatives with shares, bonds or an index.

Hedge funds

Unlike ‘regular’ investment funds, hedge funds use more and riskier strategies to achieve returns.

Options

If you know what you are doing, options trading offers many opportunities for your investment strategy. Start here with the basic knowledge.

Fixed income securities

Category 2 fixed income securities are complex investment products with a fixed interest rate. This mainly concerns special bonds.

Warrants

A warrant is a custom contract. Just as with an option, you can earn a lot with a relatively small amount, but you also risk losing a lot.

Complex investment funds

Complex investment funds have more freedom when making investment choices than regular investment funds. Investing in complex investment funds carries additional risks.

Shares

A share is proof that you are a participant in a company’s capital. You choose to invest in shares if you want to have a chance of share price gains. 

Investment funds

Investment funds come in many shapes and sizes. There are a number of things you should know before investing in an investment fund.

ETFs

An exchange-traded fund (ETF), also known as an index fund or index tracker, is an investment fund that is traded on the stock exchange.

Structured products (including turbos)

Structured products are combined products consisting of derivatives with shares, bonds or an index.

Hedge funds

Unlike ‘regular’ investment funds, hedge funds use more and riskier strategies to achieve returns.

Options

If you know what you are doing, options trading offers many opportunities for your investment strategy. Start here with the basic knowledge.

Fixed income securities

Category 2 fixed income securities are complex investment products with a fixed interest rate. This mainly concerns special bonds.

Warrants

A warrant is a custom contract. Just as with an option, you can earn a lot with a relatively small amount, but you also risk losing a lot.

Complex investment funds

Complex investment funds have more freedom when making investment choices than regular investment funds. Investing in complex investment funds carries additional risks.

For the novice investor

What is a good first investment?

What is a good first investment?

You have sufficient balance in your contra account and you want to buy your first investment. We would be happy to tell you what to look out for.

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When should I enter?

When should I enter?

Of course, you would rather enter when the share price is at its lowest. But when does that moment arrive?

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5 ways to spread your risk

5 ways to spread your risk

Spreading ensures fewer peaks and troughs in the total value development of your investments. 

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How much time does investing take?

How much time does investing take?

We assume that you want to invest for the long term. What do you need to know and how much time does that take?

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Do I have to be an expert to invest well?

Do I have to be an expert to invest well?

Fortunately not. If that were true, investing independently would only be suitable for few people.

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Tips for the experienced investor

Making an investment plan

Making an investment plan

It is important that you have an investment plan. A good investment plan gives you more chance of long-term success.

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Technical analysis versus fundamental opinion

Technical analysis versus fundamental opinion

We invite you to explore fundamental opinion and technical analysis. And use these in the way that suits you.

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The psychological pitfalls of investing

The psychological pitfalls of investing

You are probably also more driven by your subconscious and your environment than you think. Here you will discover a few major pitfalls.

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