Financial Literacy: Money Talks – The Stock Market Challenge: What is the Stock Market & Market Swings

Are you ready to unravel the mysteries of the stock market and its exciting swings? Strap in for our presentation where we’ll take a thrilling ride through the world of stocks and learn how this financial rollercoaster works.

1. The Stock Market: A Marketplace for Companies
Imagine a giant virtual marketplace where pieces of companies are bought and sold every day – that’s the stock market! We’ll start by understanding what stocks are (tiny pieces of companies) and how the stock market is like a big, buzzing, digital bazaar where people trade these pieces.

2. Market Swings: The Financial Rollercoaster
Next, we’ll dive into market swings – the ups and downs of stock prices. Just like a rollercoaster, the stock market can go up, down, and all around. Learn what causes these swings, from company news to global events, and even people’s feelings about the economy.

3. Why Do People Invest in Stocks?
Why do people buy stocks if the market can be so wobbly? Discover the reasons behind investing in stocks, like trying to grow your money over time, and the importance of thinking long-term.

4. Risks and Rewards: The Balancing Act
Investing in stocks comes with its risks and rewards. We’ll talk about the balance between the chance of making money (reward) and the possibility of losing it (risk). Learn how investors manage this balancing act.

5. The Big Players: Investors and Traders
Who’s buying and selling all these stocks? We’ll explore the different types of people in the stock market – from big-time investors to day traders – and how their decisions impact the market swings.

Join us for this dynamic session where you’ll learn the basics of the stock market and the exciting world of market swings. You’ll leave with a new understanding of how this important part of our economy works and how it affects not just investors, but all of us.

The event is only possible because of the generous support of the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council.

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Apr 05 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM




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