When you buy stocks, you own a share of the company and get a
stock certificate showing that you are a part owner (shareholder)
of a corporation.
The benefit of investing in stocks is that if the company
makes a profit, the stock price will go up. On the other
hand, if the company is not profitable, the share price will come
The key to investing is to pick the right stock. For example, if
you buy shares in Disney, which makes movies such as A Bug's
Life and Toy Story II that many kids want to see, Disney
will be very profitable and so will you.
We will show you the basic math of stock investing such as
interpreting stock quotes, evaluating a company, buying and selling
stocks, and calculating profits and losses. Later on, you can use
this knowledge and learn more about how the stock market works by
playing the Online Math Stock Game.
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