Go to the above link, and at the bottom right of the page, under "interactives", click on the link for cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc. Then answer the following questions
1 Explain the difference between cash and stocks and bonds
2 Why are Money Market Accounts and Treasury Bills considered cash, but not Certificates of Deposit ?
3 What are the advantages of keeping cash ?
4 What are the disadvantages of keeping cash ?
5 What does a share of stock represent ?
6 Explain the difference between a growth stock and an income stock
7 What are the advantages of buying stocks ? The disadvantages ?
8 What are you buying when you invest in a mutual fund ?
9 What is the difference between a no load and a load fund ?
10 Describe the advantages and disadvantages of mutual funds
11 What is a bond ? What are you getting when you buy a bond ?