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The Stock Market

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Jennifer Price

on 30 July 2013

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Transcript of The Stock Market

What is a Stock Market?
Stock Market
Stock Market Facts
290 stock markets worldwide

Companies decide where they sell its stock

Only corporate entities can sell shares

Trading Hours: 9:30 AM and 4 PM Mon - Fri

Pay in order to be sold on the stock market

Source: www.nyx.com
New York Stock Exchange
11 Wall Street lower Manhattan, New York

2,300 listed

Founded March 8, 1817

Largest in the world

Closed a handful of times
Internet based

2,700 listing

Founded Feb 4, 1971

2nd largest in the world

OTC - Refers to stocks that trade through a dealer network as verses a physical locations ( NYSE)

Bear market
Market Cap
Dow Jones
Indicator of stock market prices

Based on the share values of 30 stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most widely cited indicator of how the
stock market
is doing

Founded on May 26, 1896
Open market
P/E ratio
Common vs.Preferred stock
Shares outstanding
S &P 500
Stock market index based on the market capitalization of 500 leading companies publicly traded in the U.S.

It is one of the most commonly followed equity indices

Consider it the best representation of the market as well as a bellwether for the
U.S. economy
Market Indicators
Rules and Regulations

represents and regulates all stock and bond brokerage firms and their employees.
Do not have complete authority over the markets

Much of the responsibility for proper behavior rests in self-regulatory organizations that brokerage firms join, and to the exchanges themselves
How to Trade

On Exchanges: place where buyers and sellers meet and negoiate a price

-- physical locations - transactions are carried out on a trading floor
-- virtual - electronic trades via computer networks

Types of Markets:
-- primary market: securities are created (via an IPO)
-- secondary market: previously-issued securities traded independent of the issuing-companies.
-- referred to as the stock market
-- the trading of a company's stock does not directly involve that company.
Using a Brokerage
Full-service brokerages offer you expert advice and can manage your account; they also charge a lot (Wells Fargo Advisors)
Discount brokerages offer little in the way of personal attention but are much cheaper (Fidelity)
Online discount brokers. Thanks to them nearly anybody can now afford to invest in the market (E trade)

Dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) and direct investment plans (DIPs) are plans by which individual companies, for a minimal cost, allow shareholders to purchase stock directly from the company
Drips are a great way to invest small amounts of money at regular intervals
Buying Stock
By: Jennifer Price and Lauren Hallerud

Shares, equity, or stock are all interchangeable
Taxed-Deferred Accounts-
Must keep money in account once stock is sold
Set Limit -
Set either a floor (min) /ceiling (max) you want to stop at if your stock trades at or below it the order will be executed
What is a stock market
Fun facts
Different markets
Helpful terms
The more stock you purchase the more ownership you have with the particular company
A tool you can use to purchase or sell stocks from publicly traded companies
Allows one to exchange securities (Gold, Money, Oil) between buyers and sellers
Fundamental Accounting Equation:
Assets - Liabilities = Owners Equity
Stock Market Continued......
(a.k.a. Big Board)
How to decide?
Listing Standards
Company removed
Source: USA Today Ariticle: NYSE or Nasdaq? The whys of where a stock's listed
Source: www.nyx.com
Source: www.Nasdaq.com
Source: www.Dowjones.com
Source: www.standardsandpoors.com
Publicly traded companies are required to issue quarterly and annual reports through the Securities and Exchange Commission
Ensures that markets work efficiently
Selling Your Stock: How to Leave
You can leave whenever you want!!!!!!
What We Learned
Please Remember
Buy low, sell high
Markets are volatile
Get quality data
Pay attention
So easy 3rd graders can do it!
Invest your money wisely in stocks and you
can possibly earn big bucks!
It's important to pay attention to the world around you
Any Questions?

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