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The stock market is a crucial financial institution that lets investors (including you and me) to own shares of big companies and make some profit out of it.You can trade stocks by buying shares from companies that have been listed under the Securities Exchange. Generally, there are two main ways to make money from stocks. 
The first method is through dividends that are dished out to shareholders after the company they have bought shares from makes profit. The second method is through buying the shares and waiting for them to gain value and then re-selling them.
 
For instance, you can buy 1000 shares from Company ABCD at $10 per share (You’ll spend $10,000). Now you wait for Company ABCD shares to gain value say to $15 and then you re-sell them. This way, your $10000 will grow to $15,000 thus making a profit of $5,000.