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Stock Market Knowledge for All Ages
Stock Market Knowledge for All Ages Answering Questions About Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds By Hardeman, Susie Vaccaro Book - 2004 332.6 H258s 2004 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Short and effective, Hardeman covers all kids of details about the Stock Market in an easy Q&A format

A History of the Global Stock Market
A History of the Global Stock Market From Ancient Rome to Silicon Valley By Smith, B. Mark Book - 2004 332.632 S6431h 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:The stock market is central to the global economy. Tens of millions of people look to it to provide for a comfortable retirement. Central bankers watch it closely as they set monetary policy. Here we journey though it's past and examine what it is and isn't.

The Economy
The Economy By O'Hara, Terence Book - 2002 j 330 O36e 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Did you ever walk into a supermarket and wonder how the thousands of products you see on the shelves got there? The answer to this and other questions lie in understanding how the American free market economy works.

The Stock Market
The Stock Market By Barbash, Fred Book - 2002 j 332.642 B229s 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book explains what stocks are, how they are bought and sold, why they go up and down in value, and how stock markets around the world affect the world economy.

Stock Market Smart
Stock Market Smart By McGowan, Eileen Nixon Book - 2002 j 332.6322 M146s 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Breaking down stock markets into different pieces McGowan gives plenty of answers to questions you might not know you have and examples of what can happen with the market.

Lawn Boy
Lawn Boy By Paulsen, Gary Book - 2007 y PAULSEN Available in some locations

Annotation:12-year-old Tom wonders how he is going to get enough money to buy a new inner tube for his bike. Grandma comes to the rescue when she gives him her late husband's riding lawn mower and he starts mowing a few yards in the neighborhood. When his neighbor starts investing his earnings, things really get interesting.


The economy seems like such a large and impersonal thing. But it effects so many of the decisions we make everyday from what work we do to what pair of shoes we buy. Just what are stocks and markets and what do they do?