Welcome to the Hollywood Stock Exchange®
-- where Wall Street meets Hollywood! The Hollywood Stock Exchange is an entertainment stock market where you can trade movies, stars, and more, just as you would stocks and bonds. The Hollywood Stock Exchange has a Movie Market™ for all of your favorite movies and stars. You can trade for FREE and earn Hollywood Dollars®
, check out the latest news, chat with other entertainment buffs, and more!
Joining the Hollywood Stock Exchange is fast and free. When you join, you'll get two million Hollywood Dollars that can be used to buy and sell your favorite movies and stars.
When you think of the word "Exchange", picture a place that allows people to buy and sell things. In the case of the stock market, an exchange allows you to buy and sell securities. Securities, more commonly known as stocks and bonds, are traded every day, all over the world with goal of making money. In this case, its stocks and bonds in Mel Gibson rather than precious metals or Japanese Yen.
This is your chance to own a little piece of Hollywood. The Movie Market is the part of the Hollywood Stock Exchange where you can trade movies and stars, just as you would stocks and bonds. On the Movie Market, the movies are MovieStocks®, the stars are StarBonds®, and Hollywood Dollars are your ticket to fame, fortune, and fun. You receive two million Hollywood Dollars to start out with when you join the Hollywood Stock Exchange
, which you use to build up your portfolio. The Movie Market also offers market info, message boards, sweepstakes, and enough movie news to satisfy Hollywood gossipmongers everywhere.
Trading is the act of buying or selling a particular item on the Exchange. For example, if you are interested in buying Vanessa Hudgens because you think she will be the next big thing, you place a trade to buy her StarBond at a given price. However, if you hated High School Musical 3: Senior Year
or you think she's overrated, you can short her StarBond, effectively allowing you to profit by any downward movement in her price. The act of trading is completed when buyers and sellers are brought together in the marketplace.
Hollywood Dollars are the official currency of the Hollywood Stock Exchange. When you join the Hollywood Stock Exchange, you are given two million Hollywood Dollars for the Movie Market. Your job is to use the money to the best of your abilities on the Exchange and profit from it. There are hundreds of traders on HSX that have taken their initial stake and turned them into a billion Hollywood Dollars! That has given them the chance to become leaders in the HSX community. If you play your dollars wisely, you too can become the next HSX mogul.
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