How The Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)

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Why are there stocks at all?

Everyday in the news we hear about the stock exchange, stocks and money moving around the globe. Still, a lot of people don’t have an idea why we have stock markets at all, because the topic is usually very dry. We made a short video about the basics of the stock exchanges. With robots. Robots are kewl!

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How the Stock Exchange works

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alex s (Chiller329) says:

Hahah döner inc. XD

JCadd6 says:

tfw you watch a video titled "for dummies" and you still don't get it

Forex broker | Boston Merchant Financial (BMFN) says:

BE your boss, start trading forex with the oldest broker since 1988

Christopher Angelo says:

2:17 Name changes to D{inserts umlauts}oner. Inc

Zircon 40 says:

At 1:00, I thought to myself, "Of course, Facebook IS blue!" LOL


But it only serves the countries that serve this. Countries that do not are know as…….enemy combatants ?

tatu peltola says:

I…i..dont get it so hard to understand!!! (sees ''For Dummies'' on title) oh….i mean i get it!

blazebluebass says:

So a company gets my money, but what do I get in return? I mean what can I actually DO with the ownership of stock shares apart from selling them for a higher price in the future.

I guess they serve some kind of function, otherwise it is a self-perpetuating pile of useless junk.

Why is such basic information missing in this video?

overTIMe says:

3:02 As if he had known about the VW scandal … look at the sudden drop :D

amos jaupi says:

This representation of stock exchange uses the same brush as for gambling and winning the lottery. There are two types of investors in this world of ours. Trained and dummies as the video annotates. You cannot expect a company to do well just by listening to a couple of flash news and then say that fate is what is behind FOREX markets or else. There are degrees, courses and materials which prepare you to forecast and make it out with a profit in this financial sector. In my opinion this video is very inefficient and very misleading. I stopped watching it the second the narrator said you cannot predict. If people were in knowledge of the use of mathematics and statistics then they would be talking different till then get your facts straight. There is so much more to share purchase. The main reason of purchasing the share is to earn dividends and not day trade it or sell it after a while.

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kemal valente says:

Love the döner inc bye the way thanks feom ??

Wu Tang says:

Für alle Deutschen: Man beachte "Döner Inc." ab Minute 2:16 😉 Wahrscheinlich ein kleiner Witz angesichts des Gammelfleisches.

411American says:

Stopping /Blocking front running in high frequency trading help main street economy ?
Will software be developed to block front running from happening in the stock market ?
Stock market is rigged !

Risto Bozinov says:

How much shares have Facebook, for example?

eli winston says:

if you look at 3:03 you see that VW shares is plummeting witch is basically foreshadows VW's share collapse b/c of there emissions scandle

Juan Silva says:

As a general statement,if you are intelligent enough to truly grasp the concepts being explained in these videos you are probably intelligent enough to not need it simplified to this level, but it does feel good to to consume information in this manner.

Zelnyair says:

You overlooked that if you own shares, you will get paid dividends. That's one reason to buy shares in the first place.

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