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Title: Investopedia Trial


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Investopedia Trial
  • By Colin Rust Garret Neighbors

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What is Investopedia?
  • Investopedia is a website dedicated to investing
    education.
  • Investopedia offers articles, tutorials, test
    preps, and a simulator to practice trading inside
    the stock market.

3
What is stock?
  • Stock is the capital raised by a corporation
    through the distribution of shares.
  • Shares are bought and sold by shareholders.
  • Shares are bought and sold in a stock exchange
    where the traders decide on the price of the
    stock.

4
How to choose stock?
  • Whenever a corporation looks like it is about to
    get hot, it would be beneficial to purchase
    stock.
  • Innovation
  • Mergers
  • Current popular trends
  • Getting advice from financial experts and
    researching, such as Money magazine, is also
    advantageous.

5
The stocks Colin bought…
  • Microsoft
  • Reason anticipation of Vista and the success of
    Xbox 360
  • Number of shares bought 100
  • Success after 2 weeks up from 26.83 to 27.87
    per share (3.88 increase)
  • Net gain 104.00

6
Microsoft
7
The stocks Colin bought…
  • FedEx
  • Reason Money magazine reported that analysts
    were raising earning estimates
  • Number of shares bought 100
  • Success after 2 weeks up from 106.60 to
    112.30 per share (5.35 increase)
  • Net gain 570.00

8
FedEx
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The stocks Colin bought…
  • Omnicom Group Inc.
  • Reason same as FedEx
  • Number of shares bought 100
  • Success after 2 weeks up from 90.90 to 94.69
    per share (4.17 increase)
  • Net gain 379.00

10
Omnicom Group Inc.
11
The stocks Colin bought…
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  • Reason parental suggestion
  • Number of shares bought 100
  • Success after 2 weeks down from 42.46 to
    42.15 per share (0.73 decrease)
  • Net loss 31.00

12
Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
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The stocks Colin bought…
  • Time Warner Inc.
  • Reason fan of Adult Swim (a series of TV shows
    on Cartoon Network which is part of Time Warner)
  • Number of shares 100
  • Success after 2 weeks up from 17.53 to 18.78
    per share (7.13 increase)
  • Net gain 125.00

14
Time Warner Inc.
15
Total Net Gain 1,147.00
16
Stocks that Garret bought…
  • Wal-Mart
  • Reason large and successful retailer
  • Number of shares 500
  • Success after 1 week down from 49.50 to 48.21
    per share (2.61 decrease)
  • Net loss - 645.00

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Wal-Mart
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Stocks that Garret bought…
  • Toyota
  • Reason producer of vehicles with high miles per
    gallon
  • Number of shares 450
  • Success after 1 week up from 108.80 to 113.40
    per share (4.23 increase)
  • Net gain - 2,070.00

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Toyota
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Stocks that Garret bought…
  • Biosphere Medical Inc.
  • Reason friends suggestion
  • Number of shares 3787
  • Success after 1 week down from 6.58 to 6.30
    per share (4.26 decrease)
  • Net loss - 1,060.36

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Biosphere Medical Inc.
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Total net gain - 364.64
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What we have learned?
  • Investing can be beneficial if you play the
    market smart.
  • Trust expert advice.
  • Stocks can be risky, so it may be more safe to
    invest in mutual funds.
  • Practice investing before you use your own money.
    Investopedia is a great tool.
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