Introduction to the Markets
Many people just like you turn to the markets to help buy a home, send children to college, or build a retirement nest egg. But unlike the banking world, where deposits are guaranteed by federal deposit insurance, the value of stocks, bonds, and other securities fluctuates with market conditions.
- Futures Markets Basics
- How the Markets Work
The stock market is where buyers and sellers meet to decide on the price to buy or sell securities, usually with the assistance of a broker. Let’s take a closer look at what you need to know about how stocks are traded.
- Roadmap to Saving and Investing
- Shareholder Voting
- The Role of the SEC
- Why Invest?