Stock Market Facts
The Stock Market is the business of buying and selling stocks. There are many different stock exchanges around the world which are markets where the stocks, bonds, and securities are bought and sold. The term ‘stock’ originated from a company named Stocks, owned by a man named P.J. Stock who started selling shares to a company that didn’t really exist. Today there are stock markets in most of the major financial centers of the world, including the New York Stock Exchange (also known as Wall Street), Hong Kong Stock Exchange, TMX Group, and Euronext.