Why do we need a stock market?

Answer According to BBC News, the need for a stock market is directly linked to the creation and ownership of companies giving people and organizations the opportunity to buy and sell portions of companie... Read More »

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What was the longest bear market in stock market history?

The longest bear market was from September 1929 to July 1932, according to BBC News. Not only was it the longest bear market, but the markets also did not recover from that slump for 22 months. The... Read More »

Stock market vs. Economic (Relation with with stock market)?

EconomicThe economy playing a role in moving of stock price what will go up and down. Below factors of economy are affecting of moving stock price: Economic Outlook: Suppose, Economy is going to de... Read More »

Why is the stock market called a Bull or Bear market?

I don't think we are out of the "woods" yet. But CIM is low priced, has a very low P/E of about 5 (vs. industry average of 13) and pay a super high dividend of 15% of current price. Only the negati... Read More »

What is the purpose of the stock market in a market economy?

In a market economy, the stock market is the backbone of the system. Companies offer shares of their business for purchase and pass on profits to their investors. The market is relatively free of ... Read More »