Have you ever wondered how businesses get started or how they obtain the money they need when they need it? When business owners need money, also called financial capital, they often get it through capital markets. People who have saved money, such as individuals saving for a new home, college, or retirement are often willing to buy stocks or bonds in capital markets. When these investors buy stocks or bonds, they are making money available to businesses. This course will help you understand some basic information about capital markets.