Stock Basics
Basics
• Money without working
• Own a part of a company (assets and earning)
• You get to claim a little bit of what that...
…
• Management of a company is supposed to
increase the value of the firm for us
(shareholders)
• You’re not liable for an...
Why do companies get investors?
• At some point every company needs to raise
money to expand
▫ They can borrow money OR se...
Compound Interest

START EARLY IN LIFE!
Diversification
Bonds
• Income oriented investing
• Lending out money to a company or government
• In return, they give you back your mone...
Stocks
• Become a part-owner of a business
• Volatile but fun 
• High potential returns
Helpful websites:
• http://www.investopedia.com/university/begin
ner/beginner5.asp
• http://www.investopedia.com/universit...
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Stock market basics

  1. 1. Stock Basics
  2. 2. Basics • Money without working • Own a part of a company (assets and earning) • You get to claim a little bit of what that company has
  3. 3. … • Management of a company is supposed to increase the value of the firm for us (shareholders) • You’re not liable for any of the company’s debts • All you hope for is that the shares you got will be worth more in the future
  4. 4. Why do companies get investors? • At some point every company needs to raise money to expand ▫ They can borrow money OR sell parts of their company
  5. 5. Compound Interest START EARLY IN LIFE!
  6. 6. Diversification
  7. 7. Bonds • Income oriented investing • Lending out money to a company or government • In return, they give you back your money and a fixed interest rate
  8. 8. Stocks • Become a part-owner of a business • Volatile but fun  • High potential returns
  9. 9. Helpful websites: • http://www.investopedia.com/university/begin ner/beginner5.asp • http://www.investopedia.com/university/begin ner/beginner2.asp • http://www.investopedia.com/university/stocks /stocks1.asp • http://www.investopedia.com/university/simul ator/

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