The Stock Market And Stock Exchange

1500 Words Jul 24th, 2015 6 Pages
paper will encompass the importance of the U.S stock market/stock exchange versus the Chinese stock market/ stock exchange, with a brief introduction about how each stock market/stock exchange came into existence, the importance of each stock market/stock exchange, how the U.S and Chinese manage their stock markets/stock exchange, how corporations are appointed plus the rules and regulations. This will also entail random facts about each stock market/stock exchange. Stock markets are like hitting a royal flush, if the price of your stocks goes up, you win; if it drops, you lose! The stock market, also known as the equity market, is one in which shares are owned by companies and their shareholders. The companies that are on the stock market, its stocks are issued and traded publicly, through either exchanges or over-the-counter markets. The stock market is considered to be one of the most vital components of a free-market economy that provides companies with access to capital in exchange for giving investor’s the opportunity to have some ownership in the company. The stock market gives those the power to invest monies, and to capitalize on their gains. This in return can bring about wealth to some without having to take a financial risk in starting up a new business.

The U.S stock market came into existence on March 8, 1817, at Wall Street, lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. The Chinese, Shanghai’s stock market came into existence in June 1866,…
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