Library: Basics of the Stock Market

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What is investing?

Basics of the Stock Market

What are Stocks? ›

Stocks represent an ownership stake in a company. Each share, or piece of stock, has a dollar value based on the value of the entire company. As the company grows, so too does the value of the stock. Stocks are probably the most basic element of the financial system, and are essential to trade, so watch the video and stay informed!

Basics of the Stock Market

What is an IPO? ›

Ever wonder what is an IPO? An IPO, or initial public offering, is the first time a company lists shares on a stock exchange for the public to buy and trade. Companies do this for many different reasons, but the important thing is they are raising money in exchange for ownership in their business. To learn more, watch the video.