The Stock Market

The Stock Market - Stock is partial ownership of a company...

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Unformatted text preview: Stock is partial ownership of a company It can be bought and sold Its value can rise and fall The representatives of the shareholders (owners) are that companys Board of Directors The Board hires the companys chief executive officer who runs the day-to-day operations of a company Companies sell shares because they can raise money by selling parts of themselves. Investors can own parts of a profitable company without owning the whole thing. Companies share their profits with their shareholders called dividends A public market where the stock of publicly traded companies are bought, sold and traded. A companys stock is only traded in one stock exchange Can be electronic (often is now) NASDAQ Located in New York. Electronically traded New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Located on Wall Street, New York. Other large markets in London, Tokyo, Bejing...
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