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THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR RESULTS OBTAINED FROM ANY INFORMATION DISCUSSED DURING HAWKTRADE MEETINGS. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that investors' shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Investing in any financial instruments does not guarantee that an investor will make money, avoid losing capital, or indicate that the investment is risk-free. There are no absolute guarantees in investing. HAWKTRADE and its members do not bear any responsibility for losses or gains made by members trading on their personal accounts based on analysis from HAWKTRADE meetings.
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Stay current and understand the market/economy: Knowing current financial events and understanding the market is a huge plus for employers. Investment competition: Practice and win prizes! Whether a beginner or market vet., the market gets easier to understand when you have money in the game! Hawktrade Events Hear directly from Finance professionals about their views on the market Fun Discussion atmosphere, member involvement Eat food, stay current, learn some investment tools, and help your “stock” grow! Continuing pursuit of success: We’re here to help you grow your knowledge and help make you money
There are roughly 5000 Publically traded U.S. stocks out there…..So how do we keep track of them all?
A stock represents a percentage of ownership in a company. When you INVEST in STOCKS you buy “shares” of that company. All public companies have stock available to buy. Companies “go public” because they need to raise money so when investors buy shares of a company that company can use that “investment” to grow their business.
Found via their TICKER SYMBOL= Stocks “ID” Symbols are 1 to 4 letters in length Citigroup= C Facebook= FB Bank of America= BAC Apple = AAPL
3 main Indexes that are followed: Dow Jones Industrial Average The Nasdaq S&P 500 2 main stock exchanges where buying and selling occur: NYSE and Nasdaq
Google Finance Yahoo Finance Your online broker Bloomberg.com Morningstar.com Investopedia.com CNBC.com Links available via the Hawktrade website under “investment tools”
Filed under Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act Company said to valued at $10-15 billion Facebook IPO valuation $104 billion How Twitter makes money – Ads $583 million global revenue Mobile revenue of $308 million, up 123.2% from year prior
Over 200 regular users 140 million US users Big push for international tweeters Can’t tweet in China ~ 500 million people use Sina Weibo
Apple unveils new iPhones Tues 10 Sep 13 | 03:09 PM ET
iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c introduced iPhone 5c is supposed to help Apple gain market share in China iPhone 5c priced at 4,488 yuan ($733) Price was intended to compete with other phones priced around $100
China has 1.2 billion wireless subscribers iPhone will only be available to 37% of the population due to licensing agreements Apple is working on a deal with China Mobile which has a customer base twice the US population China generated $25 billion dollars for Apple in the past four quarters
Monetary policy used by US Central Bank (Fed) to help stimulate the economy Aims to keep interest rates low, which incentivizes people to put their money in the stock market rather than U.S. treasuries. Fed buys US treasury bonds from banks, who look to loan it out to businesses or individuals. Hopes to stimulate economic growth through investment and spending,