stock market vocab
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The shares of a particular company.
A unit of owership
The investors who owns a percentage of the corporation because they own shares of its stock.
A "Market" where orders to buy and/or sell stock are sent and carried out.
Ex. NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ
An individual LICENSED to buy or sell shares of stock.
-Works at Brokerage Firms and individually.
Process of selling/buying a share of stock
A stock market index is a method of measuring a section of the stock market
Profits that a Corporation shares with it's stockholders
Visual...a basket of stocks/bonds...not just one company - more diversified
*Develop new product
Why Companies Sell Stock
*Expand existing facilities
*Hire new employees
Investing in various businesses with different levels of risk
a period of growth in the stock markets
a period of decline in the stock markets (sluggish)
Money needed to expand a company
A rating where analysts don't believe the company is achieving good results and would not recommend buying stock in the company at this time .
Dow Jones Industrial Average
It is an index that shows how 30 large Industrial Companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.
A short abbreviation used to uniquely identify publicly traded shares of a particular stock on a particular stock market.
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