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These sites are about the stock market. Learn about stocks, shares, markets, and investing. Find out about the history of the New York Stock Exchange and “Black Tuesday” that precipitated the Great Depression. There are interactive games where you can “play the market,” timelines, interviews, and quizzes. Included is an eThemes resource on personal finance.
Learn about the Nobel-prize-winning Black-Scholes option-pricing formula and read about the impact that online trading has had on traditional markets. There is also a glossary and a virtual trading game. NOTE: This site contains a banner-ad.
This site contains an online tutorial that introduces key investment concepts. On this site, you can learn how the stock market works, how you can invest in it, and how to keep track of your investments.
This site has lots of information about investing. Learn how to get started, the differences between stocks, bond, and other types of investments, and how to set financial goals. Includes a glossary and a calculator.
This site has a lot of basic information about money, finance, saving, and investing. Learn how banks work, about different kinds of investments, and more. There are also lesson plan ideas and tips for younger kids and parents.
This lesson introduces students to the concepts and terminology of the stock exchange. Students can learn to read a stock market report or an internet stock display. Includes worksheets and an interactive quiz. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
This three-part lesson introduces the concept of efficient markets. Does knowing how a company performed in the past help predict how it will do in the future? Students can attempt to predict the stock market in three interactive activities. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
This site is about the stock market crash of 1929 and its aftermath. Listen to a hypothetical episode of "The Numbers" for October 29, 1929. There are also interviews, a timeline of events, Marketplace audio features, and a quiz.
Listen to this report about women brokers in the commodities market. How might changes in technology affect the number of women who choose to become brokers? NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
These web sites help children understand the value of money, learn about banking, credit cards, and budgeting. Kids learn how to earn and save money, choose a credit card, use checking and savings accounts, and balance personal budgets. Includes worksheets, quizzes, games, online interest inventory, and budget calculators. There are links to eThemes Resources on basic concepts of economics, owning an ice cream shop, and taxes.