Time To Trade
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1. Students learn how to use the Investopedia stock trading simulator
2. Students gain experience trading stocks in a risk free environment.
Students will start by learning how to use the Investopedia stock trading simulator at:
Students will create their simulator account with an email address or they can sign up using their Facebook account.
Students will trade their virtual $100,000 dollars over a one week period and maintain a log of their trading activity in a spreadsheet or word document.
Students will create a 500 word blog post sharing their Investopedia trading experience on the class blog.
They must highlight they learned from their virtual trading experience and share with their class members the biggest failures and biggest successes. They must also include the total amount of money in their virtual account after the week of trading.