The Five W's of the Stock Market

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The Five W's of the Stock Market

  1. 1. The Five W’s of the Stock Market
  2. 2. Who? <ul><li>“ Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Henry Ford </li></ul>
  3. 3. You <ul><li>Part ownership of company </li></ul><ul><li>Entitled to earnings </li></ul>
  4. 4. Broker <ul><li>Full Service vs. Discount Brokers </li></ul><ul><li>Performs transactions for clients </li></ul>
  5. 5. Financial Advisor <ul><li>Recommend and execute stock investments </li></ul>
  6. 6. Key Players <ul><li>Michael Bloomberg </li></ul><ul><li>Warren Buffett </li></ul>
  7. 7. What? <ul><li>“ I think that stocks have been this tremendous, tremendous equalizer for people in this country. Guys who can’t make a lot of money at their jobs have been able to make a lot of money in the stock market.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Jim Cramer </li></ul>
  8. 8. Definition <ul><li>Capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest, or equity. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Types of Stocks <ul><li>Income </li></ul><ul><li>Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Value </li></ul><ul><li>Cyclical </li></ul><ul><li>Small, Mid, and Large-cap </li></ul>
  10. 10. Terminology <ul><li>Producer Price Index (PPI) </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Price Index (CPI) </li></ul><ul><li>Initial Public Offering (IPO) </li></ul><ul><li>Market, Limit, Stop Loss Orders </li></ul><ul><li>Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) </li></ul><ul><li>S&P 500 </li></ul><ul><li>Price/Earnings Ratio </li></ul>
  11. 11. History <ul><li>200 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Finance war </li></ul><ul><li>NYSE 1792 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Where? <ul><li>“ Wall Street people learn nothing and forget everything.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Benjamin Graham </li></ul>
  13. 13. Market Locations <ul><li>New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) </li></ul><ul><li>American Stock Exchange (AMEX) </li></ul><ul><li>NASDAQ </li></ul>
  14. 14. Internet <ul><li>Provides information </li></ul><ul><li>International </li></ul><ul><li>Timely </li></ul>
  15. 15. When? <ul><li>“ Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Warren Buffett </li></ul>
  16. 16. Before Investing <ul><li>Cover your monthly expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Consider short-term expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Establish an emergency fund </li></ul>
  17. 17. Young Investors <ul><li>Twenties </li></ul><ul><li>Take higher risks </li></ul><ul><li>Growth stocks </li></ul>
  18. 18. Middle-Age Investors <ul><li>30-50 </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in safer stocks </li></ul><ul><li>More at stake if money is lost </li></ul>
  19. 19. Pre-Retirement Investors <ul><li>Sixties </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation vs. Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce stocks, increase bonds </li></ul>
  20. 20. Why? <ul><li>“ As long as you enjoy investing, you’ll be willing to do the homework and stay in the game. That’s why I try to make the show so entertaining, because if you aren’t interested, you’ll either miss the opportunity to make money in the market or not pay enough attention and end up losing your shirt.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Jim Cramer </li></ul>
  21. 21. Pros <ul><li>Growth </li></ul><ul><li>Best annual investment return </li></ul><ul><li>Build wealth through </li></ul><ul><li>-Capital Appreciation </li></ul><ul><li>-Dividends </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cons <ul><li>Nothing is certain </li></ul><ul><li>Time constraint </li></ul>
  23. 23. Alternatives <ul><li>Bonds </li></ul><ul><li>Real Estate </li></ul><ul><li>Treasury Notes </li></ul>
  24. 24. Sources <ul><li>www.stockmarketinvestinginfo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Quamut Investing Basics </li></ul><ul><li>The Road to Wealth by: Suze Orman </li></ul><ul><li>www.investopedia.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.forbes.com </li></ul>

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