Economics 104
Financial Economics
Module 1 Introduction to Equities reading and homework assignments

Complete these assignments in the following order (due dates are shown where appropriate):

Reading assignments and tasks


The reading assignments should be completed by the middle of the module.

  1. Immediately read Introduction to the World of Stocks Chapter 1.
  2. Only after reading chapter 1, watch this video about the Facebook IPO.
  3. Peruse both and and become familiar with their layout. Spend some time there. Look up quotes and financial charts for some of the stocks discussed in Chapter 1, including NATH, INTC, AAPL, GOOG, and C. Survey the information that is provided about these stocks. Also review information provided about some of the indexes.

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