STOCK MARKET SCAVENGER HUNT
- What is a stock?
- Name one way an investor makes money by owning stock?
- What is a stock market?
- Name 6 foreign stock markets and the country and continent where they are located. List should include at least different continents.
- What are the three main stock markets in the US?
- When was the NYSE founded?
- What is the difference between a full service broker house and a discount broker house?
- What is the Dow Industrial Average?
- What is the S&P?
- What do these averages “tell” the investor?
- What is a PE ratio?
- How does the PE ratio help the investor evaluate a company and what should the investor compare it to?
- What is the previous closing price of Apple Computer (AAPL)?
- What is the P/E ratio of Apple (AAPL)?
- What does it mean to buy a stock on margin?
- What happened on October 24, 1929, and why did this practice cause a problem in 1929?