A Practical Manual From A Professional Day Trading Coach All Rights Reserved. BookSurge, LLC ISBN: 978-1-419-953. What is the stock market. Seems like a pretty simple question, but in reality it really can be answered about a thousand different ways. Let me try and answer that question for you by laying out the basics of what makes up the stock market.
By the end of this article you should have a good idea of what the market it and what you next steps are to get started trading or investing. Each share represents a percentage of ownership within a company. You would then issue stock. You yourself would take two shares and you would issue one share to each of the investors, giving you 50% ownership.