Accelerator: Stock Market for Beginners

Stocks and bonds affect your daily life even if you don’t own any securities. Is your credit card interest payment going up? The bond market will tell you that. Will your company be in a position to give you a raise? The markets will help you answer that question. Understanding how pertinent these concepts are is the first step in learning to invest in the markets. By completing this program, you will be able to:

Understand the foundations of the bond market and how its changes can increase or decrease the prices of goods and services we buy every day
Describe the various stock and commodity markets and their effect on the general economy
Discuss how macroeconomic policy influences the markets and our life
Wednesdays July 20 – August 10

6 PM – 8 PM ET

Virtual via Zoom

Please Note: Your full participation includes attending all classes which will earn you a credential that highlights the time and effort you put into this program. The credential badge can be added to your LinkedIn profile and resume to help you stand out to recruiters. We encourage you to leave your camera on to complete the participation requirements for virtual programs.

Ronnie Weiner is a Senior Lecturer for The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University and is co-founder of the EdTech company, CICA (seek-a). Before starting in academia, Ronnie began his career as a bond trader and rose to manage over $4B in assets. Ronnie studied mathematics, political science, pre-law, and mathematical philosophy during his undergraduate years at Ohio University. He also received his Master’s of Financial Economics at Ohio University. With his EdTech company, he and his business partner hope to spread the foundations of financial literacy to all.

*This program is free for students attending Bluffton, Capital, Denison, Heidelberg, Kenyon, Marietta, Ohio Wesleyan, Otterbein, Wittenberg, and Wooster. Contact your career center for the promotional code.

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