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Marketplace: Explaining The Stock Market

20 minutes

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What are stocks? How do stock markets work? Why are stocks crucial to our economy? Takes a close look at the nation's financial nerve center, the stock market, as these and other questions are answered. Defines terms such as brokers, capital gains, stock dividends, stock indexes, bear and bull markets, and others. Offers a history of the stock market, including the 1929 crash.

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