Harry Potter Stock Index Definition
Harry Potter Stock Index refers to the index of stocks from companies associated with the "Harry Potter" series franchise. The index includes shares of selected movie producers, merchandisers and advertisers related to the franchise. After the success of the Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling, starting with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in 1997, a business of movies, toys, games and other accessories emerged and generated billions of dollars in sales. The index includes companies such as Scholastic, the publisher of the books, Time Warner, the movie producer, Amazon. Hasbro, Motorola, and Coca Cola.