Economics of Stock Markets [Head Start in A-Level Economics]
- GCSE, AS, A-Level, IB
- AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IB, Eduqas, WJEC
Last updated 7 Jun 2020
In this Head Start lesson we have three videos looking at the basics of stock markets and the factors that move share prices up and down.
Video 1: Stock Markets - The Basics
What are Stock Markets? This A-Level Economics video provides an essential introduction. We look at some of the key terms you will need to understanding when starting to explore the economics of share prices
Video 2: Share Prices - Key Factors
What factors can influence the share price of a company listed on the stock market? This A-Level Economics video provides an essential introduction.
Video 3: Share Prices - Higher or Lower Challenge!
Which stocks have done well in the three months from March to May during the 1st wave of the pandemic? Which shares have outperformed the market and gone up in value? Have a go at our Higher or Lower Challenge!