The stock market is a generic term that describes markets in which shares of companies, commodities, and financial products are traded. The most well-known stock markets are the “exchanges” of “Wall Street”.
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The long term capital gains tax is lower than other federal income taxes, including the capital gains tax and the income tax.
The rise of piracy and the birth of the public stock market roughly intersect, this is because the first public stocks were essentially a type of insurance against pirates.
In 1602, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) became the first publicly traded company when it sold shares on its own Amsterdam Stock Exchange (the first stock market).
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A bear market is when prices on a market are moving down or expected to move down, a bull market is when they are going up or expected to go up.
We explain the Financial Crisis / Great Recession of 2007 – 2009 that began with the 2006 housing bubble, led to a recession in the U.S. by December 2007, and became a global crisis by 2009.