Takin’ Care Of Business (2)

Compete against other people, buying and selling virtual stocks, creating companies and setting up staff, investing wisely, everything to be the first finishing the business park! Furthermore by buying shares in a fictional portfolio you will start to learn about how share prices actually move and how they are influenced both by company-specific news, and by the wider stock market in general. Set the contest dates that work best for your class schedule (have your students trade for one week, one month, one year-whatever works best for you!), choose the initial cash balance, and set other contest rules like commission rates. If you teach in grades 5 to 12 and have already taken the Georgia Council on Economic Education’s Stock Market Game Advisor Training workshop, you can register for the Stock Market Game here. In order to learn the ins and out of the stock market, students research can be …

Takin’ Care Of Business

STATE minister for Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green has hailed the efforts of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) to promote financial literacy among high school students and teachers through its Stock Market Game. The game entailed student teams spending about eight months managing a portfolio of investments with the goal of having the highest return at the contest’s end. First of all, there are numerous free stock market games today that claim to help you improve your stock investing ability.

Sensing the financial potential of people, who have money but no stock market knowledge, a few investing companies created mutual funds. To increase the value of your portfolio of stocks so that it is greater than that of the other game players. They then used an app on their smartphones and the website, , to make hypothetical decisions in buying and selling stocks and bonds. To get your class …