Stock market and investing terms
Our list of basic investing concepts and terms for beginners.
Companies that power the global economy throw renewable and non-renewable sources, like oil and natural gas, mining, and pipelines. Example: Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), and Enbridge (ENB).
Companies that manufacture hardware, like mobile devices or semiconductors, or develop digital services. Examples: Apple (AAPL), Tencent (TCEHY), NVIDIA (NVDA).
Banking services, insurance, credit cards, and other financial services. Examples: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Visa (V), Bank of America (BAC).
Companies that develop pharmaceuticals, manufacture medical devices, provide health insurance or medical care. Examples: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Eli Lilly (LLY)
Stocks without a clear sector classification.
Companies that own or operate real property, including REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts). Examples: Prologis (PLD), Crown Castle (CCI), and American Tower Corporation (AMT).
Companies that provide communications infrastructure for businesses and consumers, including wireless, cable, and satellite. Examples: Verizon (VZ), Comcast (CMCSA), T-Mobile (TMUS).
Companies that manufacture, distribute, and sell products that consumers buy to support their everyday lives, like food, beverages, and personal hygiene products. Examples: Walmart (WMT), Costco (COST), and Proctor & Gamble (PG).
Companies that manufacture, mine, and produce core materials required for production, including metal, concrete, and chemicals. Examples: BHP (BHP), Linde PLC (LIN), and Rio Tinto (RIO).
Companies that provide nonessential goods and services, like luxury cars, fast food, and entertainment. Examples: Amazon (AMZN), Tesla (TSLA), and McDonald's (MCD).
Companies that provide utilities services to homes and businesses, including electricity, natural gas, and water. Examples: Duke Energy (DUK), NextEra Energy (NEE), The Southern Company (SO).
Companies that primarily produce capital goods used in construction, resource extraction, and manufacturing. Examples: UPS (UPS), Boeing (BA), and Caterpillar (CAT).
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