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Stock Market Vocab

Taking Stock Block 1

Stock The shares of a particular company or corporation.
Incorporate To form a legal corporation.
Share The full or proper portion or part allotted or belonging to or contributed or owed by an individual or group.
Stock Market A particular market where stocks and bonds are traded; stock exchange.
Trade The act or process of buying, selling, or exchanging commodities, at either wholesale or retail, within a country or between countries.
License Formal permission from a governmental or other constituted authority to do something, as to carry on some business or profession.
Index It is a tool used by investors and financial managers to describe the market, and to compare the return on specific investments.
Gamble To stake or risk money, or anything of value, on the outcome of something involving chance.
Stock Ticker The abbreviation of a stock.
Bull Market A market in which share prices are rising, encouraging buying.
Spread Open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length.
Ask Price The lowest price a prospective seller is willing to accept.
Split Break or cause to break forcibly into parts, especially into halves or along the grain.
Shareholder An owner of shares in a company.
Invest Expend money with the expectation of achieving a profit or material result by putting it into financial schemes, shares, or property, or by using it to develop a commercial venture.
Asset A useful or valuable thing, person, or quality.
Buy Low, Sell High Buying stock in one or more companies when prices are low, and selling them after prices have increased, in order to generate profit.
Investor Someone who provides (or invests) money or resources for an enterprise, such as a corporation, with the expectation of financial or other gain.
Stockbroker A broker who buys and sells securities on a stock exchange on behalf of clients.
Commision An order for someone to do something and get paid.
Gauge The thickness, size, or capacity of something, especially as a standard measure, in particular.
Predict Say or estimate that (a specified thing) will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something.
Bear Market A market in which prices are falling, encouraging selling.
Bid Offer (a certain price) for something, especially at an auction.
Tick The minimum upward or downward movement in the price of a security.
Volume The number of shares or contracts traded in a security or an entire market during a given period of time. It is simply the amount of shares that trade hands from sellers to buyers as a measure of activity.
Stock Exchange A market in which securities are bought and sold.
Option Contracts giving the owner the right to buy or sell an asset at a fixed price (called the “strike price”) for a specific period of time.
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