Types of Business Ownership

Future Financiers is about learning why companies issue stock, why investors buy and sell stock, and how the stock markets work in general, but we'll begin with some basics.  

There are different types of business and different ways in which businesses are owned and organized.  Not all businesses offer stock for sale (in fact most don't).  Even within the same industry, some companies offer stock for sale and others don't.

Let's follow the career of pediatrician Dr. Owen Bridger as an example.