Simulation games are usually played on the internet, where people can experience the thrill of investing in the stock market without any risks, costs or any fear of losing money when and if they make a poor investment decision. Student teams that finish the ten-week trading session in first place in the state, their school district, or their region (in the case of independent schools) are invited to attend the annual Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon accompanied by their teachers.
DSIJ Stock Market Challenge can easily be customized for corporate houses to meet their marketing and promotional needs including employee education & employee engagement which is the need of today’s challenging economic conditions due to increasingly varied and complex financial products.
For his first place win in the essay contest portion of the awards, Mortensen has been invited to the 2013 Colorado Awards Ceremony where he’ll give a minute-long presentation on what he learned through the essay writing and game process, and on some of his investment strategies.
Therefore, teachers who use the Stock Market Game can show how the stock markets usually react to the changes in microeconomic as well as macroeconomic happenings that students see and hear about each day in newspapers, at home, on TV and radio, and more and more often, over the Internet.
Pretty soon, everyone — talking heads on CNBC, your neighbors, uncles and twice-removed cousins — is thinking about how they’re going to spend their stock market windfall (with the initial stake coming from the new zero-prime second mortgage cash-out refinancing they just took out on the family home).Tags: market, stock
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