Although it is the target of numerous conspiracy theories, along with a lot of hate, the stock market performs very vital functions in our society. For one, it provides firms with financing, which in turn creates jobs and employment. So, it’s not all that bad! Of course, just as the best things on Earth have their dark sides, so does the stock market. There are few places outside of government that human greed can be allowed to flourish so incessantly. In spite of the good it does for society, it has also caused a lot of pain. Recent global downturns and economic crises have all traced their roots back to bankers and financial institutions.
So what does Wall Street do exactly? Well, to figure that out you’ll probably have to consult a textbook but today we’re going to look behind the scenes at some things that all of us average Joe’s would understand. So, although we’re not going to explain the inner workings of the stock market, or give you any tips on how to get rich quick, we are going to provide you with some amusement to liven up your day. These are 25 Little Known Insights Into the World of Stocks and the Stock Market!
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