Investing in the stock market is not only a career for many, it is a life-long hobby for many more. Nowadays, more than ever, taking control of one’s own finances is extremely important. Some people find it exciting, rewarding and just simply fun following the stock market. Here are some gift ideas sure to reward those interested in the stock market.
A gift subscription to the “Wall Street Journal,” “Barron’s” or the “New York Times” will be greatly appreciated by stock market followers. Up-to-date news, stock market quotes, advice and feature stories are not only helpful but also interesting.
A weekly or monthly business magazine will bring a smile and a nod of acceptance. “Business Week,” “Forbes,” “Money,” “Kiplinger’s The Bottom Line,” “Time” and “Newsweek” all offer suggestions, ideas, caution and newsworthy mention of worldly events.
A Share of Stock
You can purchase a single share or multiple shares of stock for a gift. Favorites include Hershey’s Corp., McDonald’s, Disney, Harley Davidson and Coca-Cola. You can even request a certificate and frame it for the recipient.
The Stock Market Board Game
Trade stock with the roll of the dice. Learn to make or lose fortunes without risking any real money. Find out what a stockholder meeting is like and what a CEO must endure.
Desk Accesories and Art Work
Bull and bear bookends, paperweights, neckties, T-shirts, business card holders and letter openers make excellent gifts for a stock market guru. A framed old stock certificate or replica ticker tape are other ideas.
Wireless Stock Tracker
The wireless stock market tracker delivers updated information on the major markets with alerts daily (15 minute delay). This easy-to-use, compact and clear instrument also provides the date and time. No subscription needed, just batteries.