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Title: EDS Financial Trading


1
EDS Financial Trading Technology Center
  • Stock Market 101

2
What we do
  • Trade
  • Research
  • Bloomberg
  • FactSet
  • StockVal
  • Reuters
  • Teach

3
Investment Vehicles
  • Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Treasuries
  • Derivatives
  • Currencies
  • Exchange-Traded Funds
  • Mutual Funds
  • REITS/Mortgage-Backed Securities

4
What is Stock?
  • Part ownership in a company
  • Originally issued so that the company can raise
    large amounts of cash
  • Referred to as equity
  • Traded on exchanges (NASDAQ, NYSE, etc.) to
    promote liquidity

5
How to Pick Stocks
  • High trading volume
  • New lows/highs
  • In the news
  • Stock screeners
  • Call your broker
  • Whatever interests you!

6
Where to Look for Information
  • www.investopedia.com
  • Yahoo! Finance
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Business Week
  • Data Feeds (Bloomberg, FactSet, etc.)
  • Company Websites (Investor Relations)
  • Companies 10Qs/10Ks

7
I found one! So now what?
  • Do your homework (Due Diligence)!
  • Paper trade before investing real money
  • http//simulator.investopedia.com/
  • http//www.youngmoney.com/stock_market_game/
  • http//www.google.com/Top/Business/Investing/Games
    /
  • Consult a professional
  • Bottom Line Educate yourself!

8
How to Purchase Stock
  • Online Brokerages
  • Scottrade
  • Charles Schwab
  • ETrade
  • Ameritrade
  • Lowtrades
  • TD Waterhouse
  • Traditional Brokerages
  • Through Mutual Funds

9
Keep track of your investments
  • Look at Charts
  • Bigcharts.com
  • Stockcharts.com
  • Watch for News/Press Releases
  • From your company
  • About your industry
  • About politics/the economy
  • Check the Newspapers

10
How to Read a Stock Table
  • Columns 1 2 52-Week High and Low
  • Column 3 Company Name and Type of Stock.
  • Column 4 Ticker Symbol
  • Column 5 Dividend Per Share
  • Column 6 Dividend Yield

11
How to Read a Stock Table (cont.)
  • Column 7 Price/Earnings Ratio
  • Column 8 Trading Volume
  • Column 9 10 Day High and Low
  • Column 11 Close
  • Column 12 Net Change

12
What opportunities are available to me as a
finance student at UT?
  • Commercial Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Asset Management
  • Real Estate
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