The Animals of the Stock Market
Learn the peculiar, animal-centric language of the stock market and be able to use the terms commonly used by investors when talking about investing and the stock market.
Analyzing Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
Focus on initial public offerings (IPOs), how the company’s initial stock price is determined and some of the factors that investors consider when selecting an IPO for investment.
Private vs. Public Companies
Learn the basics of company ownership models through a pizza business scenario. Explore the advantages and disadvantages for a company of remaining private or becoming publicly owned.
Learn where investors can find detailed information about companies and how to evaluate each source of information.
Diversification and Risk
Explore the role that risk plays in affecting investors’ decisions and how savvy investors seek to minimize risk.