If you are new to the stock market, it may sometimes be hard to understand how the stock market works. Luckily, the New York Stock Exchange made a cartoon about it in 1952. Some parts have changed today, and some are the same. For example, in 2012 we have robots using High Frequency Trading - who roams the market and are trading stocks in under a second. In 1952, the stock market was more about the fundamental values of the companies.