A stock exchange is an organization that facilitates the purchase and sale of shares of corporations. As a corporation's perceived value shifts, the value of a corporation's shares can drastically change. Many stock exchanges also trade in bonds, funds, and other forms of investments. Stock exchanges are closely related to the stock market. The stock market is the entire market of shares that are available for trading. When most people trade on the stock market, they aim to buy a... more
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 2p.