By: Josh Bartolacci
Stock market basic facts
To this day there has been 20,000 mutual funds, over 5,000 stocks and 1,000 ETFs and there are more being established right now.
When the price of a particular stock rises, that stock is said to be "up," meaning up in price. When the price falls, the stock is said to have gone "down." The terms "up" and "down" are also used to describe the rise and fall of the market as a whole.