You want your students to get the knowledge and gain a personal experience of the business world?
In that case, New York is the place to go!
New York offers business & economics students an extraordinary experience of a city in the very center of the global economy. You will inspire your students, and the atmosphere of this city will stay with them for their entire lives.
Visit places that will educate your students such as Federal Reserve Bank where our guide will tell them all about banking functions.
Here the world’s two biggest stock exchanges take place: New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
Wall Street is the world’s largest stock market and the main financial center in the United States. It’s a popular, long eight-block street that your students must see.
Because of the Wall Street, NYC became the most powerful city in the world economically speaking.
Your students will enjoy exploring this business world!
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) is very old, dates back to 1792. This is an auction market. Those who buy and those who sell do this physically by comparing bid prices and ask prices.
Market capitalization is more than 21.3 trillion.
It has blue chip firms involved with stable stocks, such as Exxon Mobil Corp and Walmart. There is 2,400 companies involved.
NASDAQ (National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) is the second largest stock market. Location of the market is One Liberty Plaza at Broadway. It is owned by Nasdaq Inc., and came into existence 1971.
Market capitalization (market cap) is 11 trillion dollars.
It is known as a high-tech market, having many firms involved with internet and electronics, such as Google, Facebook, Apple… There are more than 3,800 companies that are trading.
Nasdaq is a dealer’s market which means that those who participate don’t buy and sell by themselves, but through a dealer. It happens electronically.
All of it you will learn at your school trip!
Also, you will learn how to understand the nature of Business, how to make decisions relevant to marketing, about international trade, and much more.
Of course, beside the economic side of NYC, don’t forget to visit The Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building and Central Park!
Contact Junior Tours! We will make sure your students have an amazing experience of this great city!