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Outline-3.1 - Ec 173A FINANCIAL MARKETS LECTURE OUTLINE...

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Ec 173A – FINANCIAL MARKETS L ECTURE OUTLINE Foster, UCSD September 8, 2010 TOPIC 3.1 – FINANCIAL SECURITIES I A. Equity Securities and Stock Market Indexes 1. Introduction to Equity Securities: a) Common and preferred stock. b) Bankruptcy and risk. c) Common stockholders. d) Reading stock listings. 2. Introduction to Stock Market Indexes: a) Stock market indexes are average prices of groups of stocks. b) The Wall Street Journal . Major U.S. Stock-Market Indexes (6/17/08) 52-W EEK % C HG C LOSE N ET CHG % CHG H IGH L OW YTD Dow Jones 30 Industrials 20 Transportation 15 Utilities 1226 9 5159 523 38.27 10.61 0.75 0.3 1 0.21 0.1 4 1416 4 5492 552 1174 0 4140 473 7.5 12.9 1.7 Nasdaq Stock Market Nasdaq Composite Nasdaq 100 2474 1984 20.28 1875 0.83 0.95 2859 2238 2169 1673 6.7 4.8 500 Index MidCap 400 1360 872 0.11 7.07 0.01 0.82 1565 926 1273 744 7.4 1.7 Other Indexes Russell 2000 Wilshire 5000 NYSE Composite Value Line 740 1391 7 9087 406 7.13 28.03 24.65 2.49 0.97 0.20 0.27 0.62 855 1580 6 1031 1 508 643 1282 2 8489 372 3.3 6.1 6.7 7.8 c) Dividends and cash flows. d) Index funds. 3. The Dow Jones Indexes: a) The Dow-Jones Averages. BIG 1500 STOCKS ( WSJ , 6/17/ 08) N ET C HG S TOCK S YM C LOS E NYSE Alcoa Olin AA OLN 39.7 0 25.7 4 0.2 4 1.2 0 NASDAQ Invitroge n IVG N 38.3 0 0.0 5 DJ-3 Mon . Tues
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