are so many stock terms out there and we couldn't list all of them here.
We are just listing a few you may have heard and some basic ones to get you started.
A place where stocks and bonds are bought and sold. An association of stockbrokers.
A time when prices in the market are generally declining. A lot of stocks are sold in this kind of market.
A bond is like an IOU. A corporation or the government let's you buy it's bonds and they sign a contract that at the end of the year or any given time they will give you back the money you invested plus interest on that money.
The business of a broker. A broker's fee.
Brokers buy and sell stocks for their customers.
Generally a period of time in which prices for stocks are on the rise. A lot of stocks are bought in this kind of market.
How your investments multiply over a period of time.
The money or profits the company gives the stock holder.
Jones Industrial Average
The Dow is composed of thirty major stocks divided by the price of each stock to give you an average of how the market is doing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average includes 30 stocks.
The money that a company earns (profits) at the end of the year
The science of managing money.
When a stock or bond can give you a high percentage back on your investment.
A person who owns stock in a company is called an investor.
The word used to describe the buying or selling in the stock market.
The Nasdaq is the stock exchange that sells a lot of smaller company's stock and a lot of the technology company's stocks.
New York Stock Exchange
The New York Stock Exchange is a marketplace in which it has 3,100 stocks. It is where stock brokers buy and sell stocks. It is located in New York City.
The initial money you invest in a stock.
When a company wants to get more people to invest in their stocks, they offer more stocks to be sold. They offer two for one to current stock holders.
A way for business to collect money from investors to expand their company. Investors get shares of stock (Fancy Paper) that tells you, you own part of the company.
A person who has a license to sell stocks.
Someone who owns at least one share or (stock) of a company is a stock holder.
When brokers are selling or buying stocks.
A trend in the market means that the stock is getting popular or it is losing it's popularity.
What a stock will pay to its investors. Yield is the stock price divided by the dividends per share.