STOCK MARKET CHALLENGE
This high energy event was designed to simulate the excitement of a real-life trading floor. Teams of 4 to 5 students learned to work together, leverage each other’s strengths, and use critical thinking skills while analyzing news articles and data during a fierce high stake competition.
Each team was issued $1,000,000 of “mock stock” and had to buy and sell shares in fictitious companies throughout a simulated 60-day trading period. Trading was fast, fun, and furious with a new day starting every 60 seconds! The goal for each team was to achieve the greatest rate of return on investment by the end of a simulated trading session lasting a total of 90 minutes.
Areas of Focus:
Finance and Accounting, Financial Literacy, Business Etiquette, Public Speaking and Effective Collaboration.
Not only did students compete in the hands-on experiential learning event that is the Stock Market Challenge simulation, but they also completed five in-class lessons and were introduced to the importance of investing and saving, created team-building skills, and gained the knowledge to build a solid financial foundation for their future!
Educators may register their students through Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland. Contact information will be posted when registration is available.