Stocks, or equities, are shares of ownership that entitle the holder to a part of a company's assets and earnings, and they're bought and sold on the stock market. With 60 major stock exchanges globally, 16 of which have a market cap of over $1tn, the stock market offers opportunities for everyone. The US market hosts multiple globally renowned exchanges and has a reputation for trading strong, high-quality securities featuring some of the world's most actively traded companies. This page will show you ideas, financials, news, and more for the US stock market.