Aim: How can the Stock Market Game help us learn to think like Economists?

Sit with your Stock Trading Firm. Open the SMG Journal document in your email.


What is the opportunity cost of investing $100,000?

The Stock Market Game

With your firm, you will be making investments, trades, and sales in order to make profit.

Roles Responsibility
Manager In charge of the team, coordinates other roles and keeps track of time.
Analyst Compiles and summarizes the research of teammates. Checks sources.
Trader Enters and records all trades and transactions. Checks portfolio for errors or inaccuracies.
Reporter Compiles team meeting notes. Reports on activities and status of portfolio.

As a team, decide:

  1. Team Name (using consensus
    1. Agreement among your group, not simply the loudest voices.

  2. A list of rules your team can follow, including
  3. List 3 popular products. Who makes them? Would you want to invest? Why?
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  • Adam
  • Carlos
  • Emily
  • Matthew
  • Alexander
  • Crystal
  • Eric
  • Michael
  • Alyssa
  • Dallana
  • Evelyn
  • Nayeli
  • Annalis
  • David
  • Jeremiah
  • Noe
  • Anthony
  • Devonte
  • Jose
  • Shakira
  • Atiba
  • Edward
  • Josue
  • Soriel
  • Axel
  • Elizabeth
  • Kathryn
  • Stephanie
  • Brianna
  • Emarie
  • Katia
  • Yaritza
  • The Economist

    Write about the impact of a recent news event on a company that your team wishes to invest in.

    1. For example, Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 BILLION dollars