What is Speculation in the Stock Market?


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On which stock market exchange are the most speculative stocks - those that cost less than $1 - listed?

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1. What is the defining characteristic of a speculative stock?

2. What are assets that can quickly be turned into cash called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of stock market speculation. Quiz topics include the most speculative stocks on the stock market and a major attribute of a speculative stock.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study resources will cover the following concepts:

  • Assets that can be changed into cash easily
  • 'Pink slip' stocks
  • How to define speculation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on stock market speculation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an asset that is quickly turned into cash
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how speculative stocks function

Additional Learning

The lesson named What is Speculation in the Stock Market? will teach you more about the following topics:

  • How speculative trades work
  • What type of stock might be wholly speculative
  • Example of making a speculative trade