This video quickly and succinctly explains the basics of the stock exchange, including shares, value, profits, bubbles, and a few other concepts. It’s a good introduction to some of the basic ideas and how they fit together.
- What surprised you the most or what did you learn about the stock market?
- What is a share? How does it get a ‘value’ assigned to it?
- What did they mean when they compared the stock market to gambling?
- What is a bubble? How can they be a problem?
Keywords: stock exchange, economics, money, capitalism, globalization, financial