Money Matters, Online: An Introduction to Investing in Stocks

Date and Time
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 12 - 1:30 PM
End times are approximate. Events may end early or late.


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Event Details

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When you invest in a stock, you become one of the owners of a corporation. Stocks represent ownership shares, also known as equity shares. Whether you make or lose money on a stock depends on the success or failure of the company, which type of stock you own, what’s going on in the stock market overall, and other factors. Stocks and stock mutual funds often can be an important component of a diversified investment portfolio. Gerri Walsh, Senior Vice President of Investor Education at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), discusses different types of stocks and how to assess whether a given stock is right for you. 

Presented by the FINRA Foundation.

This program is part of the Investing A - Z Series, presented in partnership with the Museum of American Finance.  


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About the Presenter:

Gerri Walsh

Gerri is currently the Senior Vice President of Investor Education at (FINRA). And, she is President of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, where she manages the Foundation’s strategic initiatives to educate and protect investors.

Gerri joined FINRA in 2006. She received her J.D. from N.Y.U. School of Law and she is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars.



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