Topic_2_E1 - Topic 2 Exercise 1 Markets Trading and...

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Topic 2 Exercise 1 Markets Trading and Ownership of New York Stock Exchange Securities The NYSE provides detailed reports on trading characteristic for investors and listed companies on a yearly basis in The Fact Book for 2001. The characteristics of market participants revealed by Shareownership 2000, which uses data from the 1998 Survey of Consumer Finances and conducted under the auspices of the Federal Reserve Board, are important for understanding the overall market structure, as well as the way services are delivered. This study is published by the NYSE and provides the most comprehensive data available on the portfolio composition of American households on a timely basis. A summary of recent trading activity can be found in The Year 2001 in Review. After reviewing this material, answer the following questions: 1. What broad trends does Shareownership 2000 identify as contributors to the growth of stockownership? The shift from traditional defined benefit plans to defined contribution plans along with
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2009 for the course MBA MBA608 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '09 term at Beirut Arab University.

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Topic_2_E1 - Topic 2 Exercise 1 Markets Trading and...

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