Stocks and the Stock Market

Are you an avid investor or a hesitant newcomer? These videos will get you up to speed on the inner workings and ethics of the stock market faster than you can buy low and sell high.

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Go behind the scenes at NASDAQ to see how efficient trading is accomplished. Learn more about NASDAQ behind the scenes in this HowStuffWorks video.
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How NASDAQ Works: Behind the Scenes

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Some investment firms give employees misleading job titles to gain the trust of clients. Learn more about how such titles in this HowStuffWorks video.
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The National Association of Securities Dealers is a self-regulatory organization. Learn more about the NASD and securities in this HowStuffWorks video.
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How Securities Work: Security

Watch this video from American Public Media showing how to invest in stocks and funds that promote your personal values and beliefs without having to sacrifice big returns. Host Chris Farrell explains how to invest ethically.
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Investing Ethically

Watch this Money Talks News video to understand if and when there will be a total financial collapse in the U.S. In 1987 the stock market fell 22% in a single day. That may happen again, but history shows the market will rebound.
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