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www.stockmarketgame.org Take Stock in Kentucky… in twelve easy steps
Stock Market Game Internet simulation in which teams develop a stock portfolio of Kentucky companies Program created to teach students about investing in their own state Students learn about Kentucky businesses Students learn about Kentucky economy Adaptable for students from grades 4-12 Offered by the Kentucky Council on Economic Education
Teachers receive 18 lessons correlated to Kentucky economics core content Kentucky Stock list with ticker symbols and hotlinks Access to Online Teacher Resource Center Teams of students receive IDs and passwords to their online stock portfolios 10 week statewide and regional competition Can win state prizes (trophy, t-shirts) Can enter InvestWrite competition (national) fee is $10/team
3 to 5 students per team Start with $100,000 cash in portfolio Real-life online portfolio for each team Portfolios and rankings updated daily You decide how much time to devote to activity! Go to www.stockmarketgame.org and find your answers using the linkTeachers New to the SMG section (see next slide).www.stockmarketgame.org Just getting started?
Enter ID and Password here This is the homepage for Stock Market Game www.stockmarketgame.org TSIK Step 9 Students log in!
Begin with $100,000 cash Receive.75% interest on unspent cash May borrow up to $100,000 at 7% Trade stocks only from KY stock list Must buy a minimum of 100 shares Minimum stock price of $5.00 Pay 1% brokers fee for buys and sells Receive stock price at close of market Diversification-5 stock minimum and Maximum Equity 30%
Students learn to make decisions and work together as a team. Use SMG Team Journal in TSIK booklet
Using TSIK Teacher Guide and/or lessons in the Teacher Support Center, try to cover one lesson a week – focusing on concepts like… What is a stock? What causes stock prices to change? Reading stock data Using the news for stock tips! Risk and Reward …(and many more to choose from) Use teachable moments to cover concepts as they come up in discussions.
This is the menu page for a team portfolio. In the blue Trading section are links to Portfolio Pages and Investor Research. Students can also pull up the Rules of the Game from this page. 9 5 2 3 Portfolio Pages 1 4 67 8
SAMPLE: This is a buy transaction for 150 shares of AKS (AK Steel). You can check on the ticker symbol by selecting the link Ticker Symbol or check the current stock price by selecting Validate Ticker. In the system, stock prices are updated every 15- 20 minutes, however, trades are based on the price at the end of the day. After entering trade data, select Preview Trade. (Note: Short sell/short cover will be covered in later lesson.)
This is an Account Holdings page. The Account Holdings provides a listing of stocks currently held in your portfolio, including their net cost and any unrealized gains. Note that Net Cost and Net Cost/Share include the 2% Brokers fee. Unrealized Gains and Losses indicates how much money you have gained or lost on that stock at its current value. Long Position indicates stocks bought; Short position indicates stocks Short Sold (note the negative sign, which indicates these stocks are owed to the broker). Current Price and Current Value are updated every evening. This is cash not spent This link will take you to Enter a Trade
This is an Account Summary page. It shows a Cash Balance (available cash to spend), Value of Longs (stocks currently held in portfolio), and Total Equity (portfolio value that teams are ranked on). Want to know what Buying Power or Available Equity mean? Click on the yellow Help for an explanation of all the fields and the formulas in the Account Summary. Selecting Help from any portfolio page will explain that page. This is an Account Summary
State Awards are granted to the top ranked teams (based on portfolio values (see Teacher Guides for awards) Students can also enter the National InvestWrite essay competition (enter at www.stockmarketgame.org) and win nationally!