The nation's first effort to bring Wall Street into the classroom was the Stock Market
Game, launched in 1977 by the Securities Industry Association (SIA).
Narrator B: The year 1928 had been a peak for the stock market
However," he says, "the stock market
looks encouraging now.
If the stock market
remains weak, a rise in unemployment is highly likely.
How else can we account for the swings and gyrations in the stock market
in recent years?
If the productivity story is a mirage, then overall growth in the economy and in corporate earnings will be slow going forward, it's hard to justify the levels of the stock market
and you don't get a rebound as the economy [grows again].
For example, they might pay 60 percent of the percentage increase in the stock market
over the next two years.
What the ad is basically saying is that the stock market
is a crapshoot, that stocks can vault into the stratosphere and then plummet back into the gutter in the flickering of an eye, that no matter how well your stocks are doing, you shouldn't quit your day job.
The Clinton plan would retain the federal guarantee of Social Security, but would invest part of the trust fund in the stock market
, and would put government matching funds into separate, individual investment accounts.
I am pleased to appear today to discuss, as you requested, recent stock market
developments in Japan.
Moreover, it was argued, the premium that investors demanded for more "volatile" returns in the stock market
was too high, judging by the experience of the 18-year bull market.