Ah! The famous "shares" and "bonds" lingo. With a share you own a little bit of a big company, like Facebook. If the company does well, the share value will increase which is when you might make some money. A company's stock is the sum of all shares.
A bond on the other hand, is a loan to a big company, or government. They are safer as they have a stable return (interest rate), and will be paid back as long as the company doesn’t go bankrupt.
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