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Title: Learning from the Stock Market Author: Theresa Honeycutt Last modified by: Tracy Bolling Created Date: 9/20/1999 5:58:26 PM Document presentation format – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Online Stock Market Game 2000 - 01


1
Online Stock Market Game 2000 - 01
  • Cheryl Ayers
  • Lynchburg College
  • Center for Economic Education

2
The Lynchburg College Center for Economic
Education
  • To advance economic literacy by sponsoring
    workshops, lending materials, and giving
    instructional support to teachers.
  • Sponsored by the Durell Foundation and the
    Virginia Council on Economic Education.

3
The Stock Market Game
  • A 10 week stock trading simulation open to school
    age students in grades 4 through 12.
  • Sponsored by SIFEE.
  • Two Versions
  • Internet Game SMGWW
  • Paper Game

4
Stock Market IQ Quiz
  • What do you know about the stock market??

5
Why Study the Stock Market?
  • Macroeconomics the Big Picture
  • People get their impression of the level of
    business activity from the Stock Market.
  • The Stock Market is the best predicator of the
    level of economic activity.

6
Why Study the Stock Market?
  • Microeconomics
  • The Stock Market is a major source of financial
    capital for the business sector.
  • The stock Market allows individuals with modest
    resources to become part owner of a company.

7
Why Study the Stock Market?
  • The Stock market allows individuals to share in
    the growth of companies through their claim on
    company profits.
  • The Stock Market is the key to understanding the
    Private enterprise system. Without the stock
    market, major corporations could not exist for
    long.

8
Benefits of Playing the Stock Market Game
  • Learn to executed steps in purchasing and selling
    stock.
  • Identify ways to evaluate a business.
  • Recognize and explain the various forms of
    business organizations
  • Identify the sources of funds available to a
    corporation.

9
Benefits of Playing the Stock Market Game
  • Identify and explain various aspects of the
    American economic system.
  • Examine the impact of current political and
    economic events on stock prices.
  • Use newspaper and other media to gather
    information.
  • Identify basic economic concepts.
  • Reinforce and integrate mathematical concepts.

10
UMPS Fwat
  • Societys first real business

11
Where do companies get money to expand?
  • Retained earnings
  • Debt
  • Loans
  • Bonds
  • Stock
  • Preferred
  • Common

12
Legal Forms of Businesses
  • Sole Proprietorships 16,154.000
  • Partnerships 1,493,000
  • Corporations 3,965,000

13
The Business Sector Shares

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Corporations
Corporations
Partnerships
7
89
75
Sole Proprietorships
5
Partnerships
Sole Proprietorships
6
of Firms
of Sales
14
Starting and Growing a Business

15
Sole Proprietorship a business owned and
operated by one person.
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages

16
Partnership two or more individuals agree to
own and operate a business together.
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages

17
Corporation a legal creation which is distinct
from the individuals who own it.
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages

18
Overview of the Stock Market
  • Primary Market
  • Where newly issued stocks are sold through
    investment bankers.
  • New-Issues Market

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Secondary Markets where used or previously
owned stock is sold.
  • Organized Stock Exchanges
  • NYSE
  • AMEX
  • Regional Exchanges
  • NASDAQ
  • OTC market

20
Getting Specific
  • How to Read A Stock Table

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How Stocks are Traded Terms of Trade
  • Broker Floor Broker
  • Specialist Clerk
  • Commission Quotes
  • Ask (Offer) Price Ask Price
  • At the Market Limit Order
  • Show Time on Wall Street

22
How to Make Make Money in the Stock Market
  • Straight Trades
  • Buying on Margin
  • Selling Short

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The End
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