Benefits to Students:
- Learn the securities markets through real-time simulation.
- Learn economics principles and financial understanding through the securities markets
- Work with real variables: actual prices, a fluctuating market, commissions for trades, etc.
- Analyze news events and their impact on the market and effects on the economy.
- Strengthens their internet and computer skills by making virtual trades online
- Work together to make team decisions
- Improve writing skills with “InvestWrite™”, the national essay competition that enhances the SMG by giving students a chance to demonstrate what they are learning in the classroom