A tradable security granting the purchaser ownership of a fraction of a corporation and a claim on a percentage of its assets and earnings. A Stock is also referred to as a Share or Equity.
Did you know?

U.S. President Richard Nixon is credited with enabling a free-floating currency system after ending the Bretton Woods Accord.

Word of the day
"Risk Aversion" - The reluctance or unwillingness to take what are considered to be risky positions.
Pro Tip

It’s usually better to avoid trading when market activity is low.