Getting Started in the Stock Market

Introduction to the Pack - 5 courses

This is where your journey towards investing knowledge and financial independence begins. These introductory courses will guide you through the complex world that we call the “stock market”.

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Basics Of The Stock Market
Stock Market 101

This course breaks down the basics of the financial industry, focusing on the stock market so that anyone and everyone can understand just how the stock market works.

 

 

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. The Financial Industry
  2. 2. Why Does The Financial Industry Exist?
  3. 3. Why Does The Stock Market Exist?
  4. 4. Stock Exchanges
  5. 5. Investors
  6. 6. Brokers & Brokerage Firms
  7. 7. List of Brokerages
  8. 8. Quiz
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What Are Stocks?
Stocks Starter

This course will teach you the basics of what stocks are and why you should be investing in them. You’ll also trade your very first stock on Wall Street Survivor (unless of course you already have). Jump in the lucrative world of investing!

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. So, What Are Stocks?
  2. 2. Case Study: Who Owns Facebook?
  3. 3. The Case for Owning Stocks
  4. 4. How to Make Money Buying Stocks
  5. 5. Buy Your First Stock
  6. 6. Use the News to Buy a Stock
  7. 7. Review Your Portfolio
  8. 8. Getting The Right Advice
  9. 9. Quiz
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Reading a Stock Quote
Quote Reader

In this course, you’ll learn one of the most fundamental elements of investing in the stock market: how to read a stock quote.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introducing the Stock Quote
  2. 2. A Brief History
  3. 3. Prices: Last, Today's Open, and Previous Close
  4. 4. Ranges: Daily and 52 Week
  5. 5. Market Cap
  6. 6. P/E Ratio
  7. 7. Dividend & Yield
  8. 8. It's Your Turn
  9. 9. Quiz
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Understanding Stock Market Indexes
S&P 500

What does it mean when people say “the market is up 2%”? This course will answer that question (and many more), helping you understand the ins and outs of stock market indexes.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. What Are Indexes?
  3. 3. Popular Indexes
  4. 4. How Investors Use Indexes
  5. 5. Other Types of Indexes
  6. 6. How Indexing has Evolved
  7. 7. That's It That's All
  8. 8. Quiz
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The Initial Public Offering
IPO

You hear about it all the time: “Twitter’s going public”, “Google announces IPO”, “Facebook initial public offering a bust”. In this course we’ll look at exactly what it means to ‘go public’, otherwise known as an initial public offering or IPO. Then we’ll see how you can get involved.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. From Private to Public
  2. 2. Reasons for Going Public
  3. 3. Process of Going Public
  4. 4. Disadvantages of an IPO
  5. 5. Investing in IPOs
  6. 6. Case Study: Facebook vs. LinkedIn IPOs
  7. 7. To IPO or not to IPO?
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