5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- bear market
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- savings bonds
- a to buy a variety of stocks or other investments to spread risk
- b an investment that is easily converted into cash
- c stock prices are falling, investors are pessimistic
- d the government agency, established in 1934, that protects investors in stocks and bonds.
- e bonds issued by the federal government as a way of borrowing money; they are purchased at half the face value and increase every 6 months until full face value is reached
5 Multiple choice questions
- the largest stock exchange, located in New York
- certificates of ownership of a portion of a debt that is due to be paid by a government/corporation to an individual; usually bearing a fixed rate of interest
- shares of ownership in a corporation that give stockholders voting rights and a portion of future profits (after holders of preferred stock are paid)
- the first time a corporation's stock is offered for sale to the public
- the investment value of each share of a mutual fund, or the pirce per share that you can buy a fund
5 True/False questions
round lot → stocks are usually purchased in multiples of 100 shares, called _________.
bull market → stock prices are falling, investors are pessimistic
fraud risk → stocks are usually purchased in multiples of 100 shares, called _________.
market order → an order to purchase stocks at a specified price
capital formation → money that is made by selling an asset like a home or stocks