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5 Matching questions

  1. stock
  2. net asset value
  3. bonds
  4. savings bonds
  5. initial public offering
  1. a 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
  2. b an ownership share or shares of ownership in a corporation
  3. c the investment value of each share of a mutual fund, or the pirce per share that you can buy a fund
  4. d 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. e the first time a corporation's stock is offered for sale to the public

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an investment that is easily converted into cash
  2. to buy a variety of stocks or other investments to spread risk
  3. the price of the stocks divided by the earnings the company made for the last year. Listed in most stock quotes, it is used to determine how cheap or expensive a stock is compared to other stocks
  4. shares of ownership in a corporation that give stockholders voting rights and a portion of future profits (after holders of preferred stock are paid)
  5. the money from profits of a company that is paid to the stockholders

5 True/False questions

  1. market orderan order to purchase stocks at a specified price


  2. bull marketstock prices are falling, investors are pessimistic


  3. bear marketstock prices are rising, investors are optimistic


  4. Dow Jones Industrial Averagea measure of stock market prices based on thirty leading companies of the New York Stock Exchange


  5. round lotstocks are usually purchased in multiples of 100 shares, called _________.