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5 Matching questions

  1. Dow Jones Industrial Average
  2. common stock
  3. fraud risk
  4. diversification
  5. bull market
  1. a the risk that an investment has been misrepresented
  2. b a measure of stock market prices based on thirty leading companies of the New York Stock Exchange
  3. c to buy a variety of stocks or other investments to spread risk
  4. d stock prices are rising, investors are optimistic
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the government agency, established in 1934, that protects investors in stocks and bonds.
  3. the process through which companies obtain money to expand their businesses through stocks and bonds
  4. stocks are usually purchased in multiples of 100 shares, called _________.
  5. the largest stock exchange, located in New York

5 True/False questions

  1. initial public offeringthe first time a corporation's stock is offered for sale to the public


  2. capital gainsmoney that is made by selling an asset like a home or stocks


  3. dividendthe money from profits of a company that is paid to the stockholders


  4. stockcertificates 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


  5. net asset valuethe investment value of each share of a mutual fund, or the pirce per share that you can buy a fund