Introduction:

Welcome to our blog.  We are a class of English as Second Language Learners who are University Preparation students at EF – Education First in Tarrytown.  This semster we studied “The Language of Wallstreet” taught by Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin. In our class we compiled a Wall Street trading glossary, explored the topics of saving and investing, calculated…

EF University Preparation Abroad

PROGRAMS OVERVIEW EF University Preparation Abroad programs are designed to give international students the academic and language skills required for higher education in an English-speaking country. Whatever path you’re destined for, we can help you fulfill your potential. Students who successfully complete one of our preparation programs are assured direct admission to one of over…

EF – Education First

EF NEW YORK LANGUAGE SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS Language of Wallstreet EF UP Publication EF English courses in New York takes place on a 25-acre campus in Tarrytown, New York, gives students a traditional American university experience Exclusive student access to indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and dance studios Organized activities and trips to Manhattan and Niagara…

Jack Ma or Ma Yun by Rain

Jack Ma or Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云; born September 10, 1964) is a Chinese business magnate and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a family of successful Internet-based businesses. He is the first mainland Chinese entrepreneur to appear on the cover of Forbes. As of November 2014, he is the…

Differences of NYSE and Nasdaq By Jason

Whenever someone talks about the stock market as a place where equities are exchanged between buyers and sellers, the first thing that comes to mind is either the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or Nasdaq, and there’s no debate over why. These two exchanges account for the trading of a major portion of equities in…

The Phenomenona of Warren Buffett by Erdni

Warren Buffet is American shareholder and one of the most famous investor in the world. His capital was $71.4billion in 2015. The secret of him doesn’t know anyone, but Buffet day by day rising up his money. People call him “Predictor”, “Wizard of Omaha or Oracle of Omaha”. In 2010, he gave 50% – $37…

Tim Cook by Alana

Language of Wall Street, Up 2016 Tim Cook The great mind behind Apple after Steve Jobs Tim Cook Timothy Donald Cook is an American business executive and the current CEO of Apple Inc. Born on November 1st of 1960, in Mobile, Alabama, Tim joined apple in March 1998 as the responsible for all the company’s worldwide…

Bitcoin by Maxim

Bitcoin is a cyber currency which is powered by the users’ hardware. The network is decentralized and requires no middleman to complete the transaction. The process of creating new bitcoins is called mining. The network encourages users, who share their hardware efficiency by giving them a number of bitcoins. This number is decreasing over years,…

The Important Vocabulary of Wall-Street by Joakim Sjoquist

During this class, we’ve been learning lots of new words, words that were previously unknown to me and to many others which I now have great use of. I will describe each one individually, their meaning and where they are used. Equity: This is the part that you own in a company, or more specifically,…

Russian Stock Market Reborn by Erdni

Russian Stock Market Reborn: after the liberalization of the economy in 1991. After the revolution in 1917 market stopped his activity and before 1991 didn’t function. However, since 1991 before 2001 Russian Stock Market was stuck, because of the low knowledge of Russian financial society. Only in the end of 2001, Stock Market started to…

The Chinese Stockmarket by Rain

Chinese Stock Market  Shanghai Stock Exchange Shanghai Stock Exchange is a stock exchange that is based in the city of Shanghai, China. It is one of the two stock exchanges operating independently in the People’s Republic of China, the other being the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Shanghai Stock Exchange is the world’s 5th largest stock market by market capitalization at US$3.5 trillion as of February…

A finance seminar at Tarrytown Library by Joakim Sjoquist

“Jane Bryant Quinn New Date Sat. March 5 at 2 pm  Photo of jane Bryant Quinn How to Make your Money Last with American Financial Journalist Jane Bryant Quinn Ms. Quinn is one of the nation’s leading commentators on personal finance. She currently posts twice-weekly columns for this blog and CBS MoneyWatch.com. and a monthly column…

Mutual Fund Thoughts by Jason

Mutual Funds A mutual fund is a professionally managed investment fund that pools money from many investors to purchase securities. While there is no legal definition of the term “mutual fund”, it is most commonly applied only to those collective investment vehicles that are regulated and sold to the general public. They are sometimes referred…