If there is no big news about the stock market in the regular news; it means things are going well.
The peak is reached when regular people are bombarded with advertisement to invest in stocks.
At that point all major investors already started selling, and this is then taken on by the new, regular joe, people.
Then the crash follows. (bitcoin anyone?)
I´ve been saying for almost a year now to my friends that a crash was going to happen sooner rather than later.
We´ve had growth for over 10 years straight:https://www.macrotrends.net/1320/nasdaq-historical-charthttps://www.macrotrends.net/1319/dow-jones-100-year-historical-chart
So yeah, get to know the stock market, you can make money.
A site like what TroyTiger is promoting can be helpful.
Only, do not invest actual money now. You really need to wait for a big correction before singing up.
And you need to be able to not sell it for at least 5 years.
Myself I made a buck with palladium. Bought it as 350$/oz, sold at 1k$/oz.