Presentation on theme: "Understanding the Stock Market"— Presentation transcript:
1 Understanding the Stock Market Describe the monetary issues of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that gave rise to the establishment of the Federal Reserve and the weaknesses in key sectors of the economy in the late 1920s.
2 Important Terms Stock Market/Stocks—384 Buying on a Margin—384 Interest—385Speculator—385 and US GlossaryThe Federal Reserve—237Tariff—US Glossary and 388Bull Market/Bear Market—
5 History of the New York Stock Exchange 1792—formed by 24 stock brokers who took an oath on Wall street1867—first stock ticker1914—shuts down for 4 months due to World War I1929—Black Tuesday, October 29th
6 Reading a stock market table Starbucks Corp.(SBUX)Volume: 16,990,102Last Trade: 8.45Change: (+7.92%)Day's Range:Now you get to pick your own stocks!P/E ratio—lower is better!
7 The Federal Reserve System Created in 191312 regions—each with Federal Reserve BankProvide safety net for banksRegulates money in circulationSets interest rates