The $tock Market for Beginners
A Glossary of important Stock Market Words
Active stock- a company that rises and falls rapidly
Broker- a person who will buy/sell your stocks for you
Broker's Fee- what the broker charges for his/her services
NYSE- New York Stock Exchange
Portfolio- a collection of stocks owned by an investor
Share- part of a company that you must have to make money
Ticker Symbol- a symbol or small string of letters that stands for a company's name
Technical Analysis- an anlaysis on any stocks future based on numbers like earnings, sales, and assets.
Ticker Tape- a line that covers what stocks are doing
example: Coca Cola = Ko
Ko up 3/8 means Coca Cola stock value went up 3/8 of a dollar per share
Ko down 1/2 means Coca Cola stock value went down 1/2 of a dollar per share
Volume- the amount of stocks that were traded the day before
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