Investments. Stock Market. Pay attention, take notes and ask questions…how much can you make?. Industries. Name some different types of business’s- What type of service does it provide? E.g…travel, entertainment, transportation, energy, insurance, banking, pharmaceuticals (drugs)….
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Pay attention, take notes and ask questions…how much can you make?
NIKE – CLOTHING
PEPSI – BEVERAGE
HOME DEPOT – CONSUMERABLES
GENERAL MOTORS- AUTOMOBILES
MICROSOFT – COMPUTER SOFTWARE
APPLE- COMPUTER HARDWARE
Nike – NKE
Pepsi – PEP
Home Depot – HD
General Motors - GM
Microsoft – MSFT
Apple – APPL
Why? To make it easier. Abbreviations are much easier to use.
1 share = 20 cents – thousands of dollars.
You can buy any amount of shares the company offers.
10 shares at 10.00$ each=
Example on the web!
Consumer Confidence down
Bad economic forecast
Results in people pulling their money
= lower the stock price
-Consumer Confidence up!
-Economic Forecast Good!
-Strong Economic Numbers!
-Results in people putting more money in = higher stock prices
Cheaper share price
Smaller companies with lots of room to grow
Share price is more expensive
Less room to grow
NYSE – New York Stock Exchange
Wall street / New York!
NASDAQ - National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations
Brought about because the NYSE was getting too large
Mostly comprised of technology stocks eg. MSFT (4 symbols)
(comprises of 30 well diversified companies)
(comprises of 500 well diversified companies)
7 parts / sections of the assignment
Each sections worth 25 points --- 175 + directions followed (25 pts) = 200 pts possible!
Directions to follow throughout the project!
Pay attention…take notes…and help each other out!
We will be going to the lab/library to complete some of the project in class!
I.P.O – “initial public offering”
S.E.C – “securities exchange commission”