A report on Stock

One of the earliest stock by the Dutch East India Company
The East India Company's flag initially had the flag of England, St. George's Cross, in the corner.
Stock certificate for ten shares of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
A stockbroker using multiple screens to stay up to date on trading

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One of the earliest stock by the Dutch East India Company

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Derivatives traders in the pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in 1993

Derivative (finance)

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Contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity.

Contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity.

Derivatives traders in the pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in 1993
Total world derivatives from 1998 to 2007 compared to total world wealth in the year 2000
Country leaders at the 2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit

The assets include commodities, stocks, bonds, interest rates and currencies, but they can also be other derivatives, which adds another layer of complexity to proper valuation.

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Security (finance)

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Tradable financial asset.

Tradable financial asset.

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1981 $10,000 15.875% Registered Note

In some jurisdictions the term specifically excludes financial instruments other than equities and Fixed income instruments.

New York Stock Exchange in New York City, USA is the world's largest stock exchange per total market capitalization of its listed companies.

Stock exchange

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New York Stock Exchange in New York City, USA is the world's largest stock exchange per total market capitalization of its listed companies.
The term bourse is derived from the 13th-century inn named "Huis ter Beurze" (center) in Bruges. From Dutch-speaking cities of the Low Countries, the term 'beurs' spread to other European states where it was corrupted into 'bourse', 'borsa', 'bolsa', 'börse', etc. In England, too, the term ‘bourse’ was used between 1550 and 1775, eventually giving way to the term ‘royal exchange’.
Courtyard of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (1670), by Job Adriaensz Berckheyde
A 17th-century engraving depicting the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (Amsterdam's old bourse, a.k.a. Beurs van Hendrick de Keyser in Dutch), built by Hendrick de Keyser (c. 1612).
London Stock Exchange in 1810
The New Oriental Bank and Share Market, Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1875 acting as Bombay Stock Exchange
New York Stock Exchange in New York City, USA is the largest stock exchange in the world.
Nasdaq in New York City, USA is the second-largest stock exchange in the world
Shanghai Stock Exchange in Shanghai, China is third-largest stock exchange in the world.
Registered building of Euronext in Amsterdam, Netherlands for the European Union is the fourth-largest stock exchange in the world.
Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Japan is the fifth-largest stock exchange in the world and second-largest in Asia
Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong is the sixth-largest stock exchange in the world, the largest stock exchange of a city state and is the third-largest in Asia.
Shenzhen Stock Exchange in Shenzhen, China is the seventh-largest stock exchange in the world, fourth-largest in Asia and second-largest in China.
London Stock Exchange in London, UK is the eighth-largest stock exchange in the world, largest non-EU European Stock Exchange and second largest in Europe.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai, India is the ninth-largest stock exchange in the world, oldest and fifth-largest in Asia, largest in India. It is the fastest stock exchange in the world
National Stock Exchange in Mumbai, India is the tenth-largest stock exchange in the world, sixth-largest in Asia and second-largest in India.
Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia is the largest stock exchange in Oceania
B3 in Sao Paulo, Brazil is the largest stock exchange in South America
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Johannesburg, South Africa is the largest stock exchange in Africa

A stock exchange, securities exchange, or bourse, is an exchange where stockbrokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock, bonds, and other financial instruments.

Changes in US futures

Futures contract

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Standardized legal contract to buy or sell something at a predetermined price for delivery at a specified time in the future, between parties not yet known to each other.

Standardized legal contract to buy or sell something at a predetermined price for delivery at a specified time in the future, between parties not yet known to each other.

Changes in US futures

EverMarkets Exchange (EMX) - slated for launch in late 2018 - global currencies, equities, commodities and cryptocurrencies

1978 $1,000 U.S. Treasury Bond

Bond (finance)

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Type of security under which the issuer owes the holder (creditor) a debt, and is obliged – depending on the terms – to repay the principal (i.e. amount borrowed) of the bond at the maturity date as well as interest (called the coupon) over a specified amount of time.

Type of security under which the issuer owes the holder (creditor) a debt, and is obliged – depending on the terms – to repay the principal (i.e. amount borrowed) of the bond at the maturity date as well as interest (called the coupon) over a specified amount of time.

1978 $1,000 U.S. Treasury Bond
Bond issued by the Dutch East India Company in 1623
Bond certificate for the state of South Carolina issued in 1873 under the state's Consolidation Act.
Railroad obligation of the Moscow-Kiev-Voronezh railroad company, printed in Russian, Dutch and German.
Pacific Railroad Bond issued by City and County of San Francisco, CA. May 1, 1865
Receipt for temporary bonds for the state of Kansas issued in 1922

Bonds and stocks are both securities, but the major difference between the two is that (capital) stockholders have an equity stake in a company (i.e. they are owners), whereas bondholders have a creditor stake in the company (i.e. they are lenders).

Equity derivative

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In finance, an equity derivative is a class of derivatives whose value is at least partly derived from one or more underlying equity securities.

Payday loan businesses lend money to customers, who then owe a debt to the payday loan company.

Debt

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Obligation that requires one party, the debtor, to pay money or other agreed-upon value to another party, the creditor.

Obligation that requires one party, the debtor, to pay money or other agreed-upon value to another party, the creditor.

Payday loan businesses lend money to customers, who then owe a debt to the payday loan company.
1979 U.S. Government $10,000 treasury bond

Companies also use debt in many ways for capital expenditures and other business investments made in their assets, "leveraging" the return on their equity.

Payoff from buying a put.

Put option

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Financial market derivative instrument that gives the holder the right to sell an asset (the underlying), at a specified price (the strike), by (or at) a specified date (the expiry or maturity) to the writer (i.e. seller) of the put.

Financial market derivative instrument that gives the holder the right to sell an asset (the underlying), at a specified price (the strike), by (or at) a specified date (the expiry or maturity) to the writer (i.e. seller) of the put.

Payoff from buying a put.
Payoff from writing a put.

The purchase of a put option is interpreted as a negative sentiment about the future value of the underlying stock.

ETF's by Assets (Thousands $)

Exchange-traded fund

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Type of investment fund and exchange-traded product, i.e. they are traded on stock exchanges.

Type of investment fund and exchange-traded product, i.e. they are traded on stock exchanges.

ETF's by Assets (Thousands $)

An ETF holds assets such as stocks, bonds, currencies, futures contracts, and/or commodities such as gold bars, and generally operates with an arbitrage mechanism designed to keep it trading close to its net asset value, although deviations can occasionally occur.

A comparison of three major U.S. stock indices: the NASDAQ Composite, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and S&P 500 Index. All three have the same height at March 2007. The NASDAQ spiked during the dot-com bubble in the late 1990s, a result of the large number of technology companies on that index.

Stock market index

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A comparison of three major U.S. stock indices: the NASDAQ Composite, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and S&P 500 Index. All three have the same height at March 2007. The NASDAQ spiked during the dot-com bubble in the late 1990s, a result of the large number of technology companies on that index.

In finance, a stock index, or stock market index, is an index that measures a stock market, or a subset of the stock market, that helps investors compare current stock price levels with past prices to calculate market performance.