Posts Tagged ‘Origin’

What is the origin of the stock market?

Question by Clifton M: What is the origin of the stock market?
When our country was founded, businesses just bought and sold things using a medium of exchange. When, how and why did the stock market evolve? I may sound ignorant, but I think that a lot of people have the same question. I also think that most publicly traded companies care more about their stock price than anything else. The company that I work for posts it on their web site every day, (like it’s going to motivate employees to work hareder to make it go up). Who decides increase or decrease the stock price? Is this just an arbitrary decision, or is it scientific?

Best answer:

Answer by eaglesonaperch
this sums it up

http://www.hermes-press.com/wshist1.htm

by the way, this is where the terms ‘bull market’ and ‘bear market’ originated as well…if the tree was full of ‘bullitins’ it was known as a bull market.
when the tree was ‘bare’ it was known as a bear market.

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03 2013

Supersymmetry, Extra Dimensions and the Origin of Mass

Google Tech Talks June 18, 2007 ABSTRACT “Supersymmetry, Extra Dimensions and the Origin of Mass: Exploring the Nature of the Universe Using PetaScale Data Analysis” The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), scheduled to begin operation in Summer 2008, will collide protons at energies not accessible since the time of the early Universe. The study of the reactions produced at the LHC has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of the most fundamental forces in nature. The ATLAS experiment, currently being installed at the LHC, is designed to detect collisions at the LHC, to collect the relevant data and to provide a unified framework for the reconstruction and analysis of these data. This talk…

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08 2012


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