As a meeting point for issuers and buyers of stocks, equity markets are a method for companies to raise capital and for investors to own a piece of a company. Stocks can be issued in public markets or private markets. Depending on the type of issue, the venue for trading changes. Most equity markets are stock exchanges that can be found around the world, such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In this course you will be exposed to a wide variety of learning material regarding Equities and have the opportunity to engage in a large-scale equity trading simulation to complete the course.