Business English Vocabulary: The Stock Market


Learn company English vocabulary: Whether you are purchasing a bull or a bear market, you need to recognize the usual terms and also expressions that stock brokers as well as mutual fund managers will make use of to review your choices. In this lesson, we will go over some of the extra usual terms you will certainly need to acquaint on your own with if you want to prosper. Playing the stock exchange is a danger, so be prepared!


Hi once again. I'm Adam. Invite back to Today we're going to consider some service English, with an intro to spending. Currently, what is spending? Investing is putting your cash someplace with the hope that even more money will certainly come back to you later on. Okay? So it's generating income gradually. Many methods to do it, however today we're going to look even more specifically at the stock exchange. Currently, before we begin to take a look at the securities market, we require to know all the various words that you will certainly locate in the securities market discussion.

Obviously, we need to check out "supplies". So: "supplies" as well as "shares". Currently, lots of people obtain perplexed: what is a stock? What is a share? Reasonably, these are primarily the very same point, yet refined distinctions in between the two. So, when a company makes a decision that it intends to generate income, so it can expand its organisation, it intends to elevate resources. "Funding", it's a big word, there's lots of meanings to it. We're mosting likely to consider that a various time. But for our instance, "capital" means cash. They wish to earn money, they wish to increase funding so they can grow their organisation. So what they do is they offer supply. Stock is a partial ownership of the business. So when you purchase stock, you obtain a piece of paper, you obtain a certification that says that you have component of this company. As well as due to the fact that you own part of the firm, you have particular legal rights. You can make … You can vote for changes, you can choose points that the firm ought to do.

Now, what is a share? A share is an equal piece of the supply. So, for example, a business markets $100 well worth of supply. That's the full amount of the possession that the company makes available to the public. Now, this supply, this complete quantity, they divide right into 100 shares. Okay? So you get as numerous shares as you desire of this stock. So due to the fact that you have 100 shares, the complete supply is $100. Each share is, certainly, $1. You purchase 10 shares, that mean … That indicates you're buying 10% of the offered supply. You're purchasing $10 well worth of shares. Currently, you possess supply, you own shares in the firm. In that instance, it coincides thing. Currently, when you talk about stocks, you can claim: "I have stocks."

So let's go to this word swiftly: "profile". Your profile is the collection of your investments. You might have supplies, you may have common funds, you may have bonds, you may have commodities, you might have property. You may have all kinds of various financial investments. If component of your portfolio is stocks, you say: "I have some stocks." It implies I can have five business's stocks. But when you say: "I have shares", after that you have shares of a business. Okay? I have stocks in 10 different business. I have shares … I have 10% or I have 100 shares in this firm, I have 50 shares in that business, I have 2,000 shares in that company. However entirely, you have stock. Okay? So it's an overall amount of the companies that you own.

Currently, if you wish to purchase supplies or trade supplies, if you want to buy and sell your shares, you can contact a "stockbroker". Okay? A broker is someone who takes care of trades; gets, markets supplies on the securities market. Nowadays, you can simply browse the web and also find a "brokerage firm" which is a site or a company that allows you deal your own supplies and shares. Okay.

Next: we have "IPO", this is "Initial Public Using". Sorry I'm a little off line, right here. When a business determines: "Okay, we require to make even more money. We need to raise resources. We need to offer some supply of our company." So the very first time that they offer this supply, there's a big occasion, you know, like it's a large promotion, they have to market it, they have to inform the public: "Look, we're going to sell supply. Prepare." This is the going public. The very first time that they market stock. We really do not claim: "Offer". They do not market stock; they provide stock. And then the supply brokerage or the financiers, they buy and sell the stock.

Next: "ROI". This is an extremely vital thing to think about. "Return On Investment". Before you buy anything, before you invest your cash in anything, you constantly need to consider your ROI. How much cash do you want to come back? How much cash do you think you will get back? Since at the end of the day, a securities market is a wager. There's risky and also there's low-risk companies. Your roi, certainly, you're wishing to make money. You wish to obtain a positive return.

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31 Thoughts to “Business English Vocabulary: The Stock Market”

  1. firas elhadi

    Thanks alot Mr.Adam really I appreciate this licuture .
    I am studying finanacial management and these terms totaly satisfied my needs .

  2. EasternPearl 2015

    Excelent explaination about stock market.

  3. Carlos H.


  4. Mohammad Kasim

    Now I also have knowledge about the business. Thanks Sir (Y)

  5. John King

    объяснил финансовый рынок за 13 минут лучше чем в универе

    1. Imsia7

      И то правда)

    2. priority_vctr

      @John King Только я херовато понял разницу между shares и stock, объясните, пожалуйста

    3. John King

      @priority_vctr shares – акции, stock это когда у тебя много акций разных компаний, все вместе называются сток

    4. priority_vctr

      @John King Спасибо

    5. dalia rishon

      +John King-what a great compliment to Adam! Adam-here is the  translation:He explained the financial market in only  13 minutes  ,better than the Lectures in the university…..

  6. Uriel Dominguez Galeana

    Great lesson! I’d love to watch more videos with you about this matter, I guess there are still many financial terms that we all would love to learn. Thanks.

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    Adam, I love your vocabulary lessons! You’re just impeccable!
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    Thank you,
    Really really in-depth and very informative, great learning experience!

  12. Ajaye McPherson

    Thank you so much. I’m just now today starting to learn about stocks and how to trade and I realized I started too far in, I didn’t understand what any of the words they were saying ment. After watching this video and doing the quiz , I scored a 100. It’s was the best feeling I’ve ever had and it just made me realize if I’m coachable, I’ll be able to do great in stocks and really understand it. I’ll be watching more of your videos.

    Thanks again.

  13. Deniz Seyhan

    Your video helped me a lot in grasping the meanings of these words in English because I was having some problems due to me being trilingual (Turkish, French and English). The languages have a tendency to mix with each other in one’s brain. So for that, thank you very much good sir 🙂

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    Miracle, not just great. I read a lot of books, listened to many economists and watched dozens of videos, which took MONTHS but I couldn’t understand even a half of these words. But now in 14 minutes I understand all of it! Now I am sad I waste all that time on the other resources but happy that I kmow it is possible for me to understand economy. Thank you I will share this video everywhere.

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