Introduction to Stock Market. Stock Exchange – Place where publicly held companies are bought and sold Nasdaq – an index based on stock prices of over 5000 companies traded on the market. Transactions take place on a virtual market place.
Stock Exchange – Place where publicly held companies are bought and sold
Public Company – A company owned by investors who buy shares of stock. Shares of the company sold through one of the stock exchanges.
401 K –Retirement savings funded by employee contributions often matched by employer. Tax free until money is withdrawn.
Bull Market – Period during which stock market prices move up for several months or years in a row.