The Stock Market Game

Join a contest and compete for prizes, or create your own custom stock market contest for your class, club or friends. Although I do believe that some people will be able to end up very profitable from the stock market and will probably earn enough to buy a new car, or home, or pay off their student loans; there is simply too much risk in investing your money in something that can never truly be a sure thing.

Therefore, the stock market may be swayed in either direction by press releases, rumors, euphoria and mass panic; but generally only briefly, as more experienced investors (especially the hedge funds) quickly rally to take advantage of even the slightest, momentary hysteria.

When companies are profitable, stock market investors make money through the dividends the companies pay out and by selling appreciated stocks at a profit called a capital gain The downside is that investors can lose money if the companies whose stocks they hold lose money, the stocks’ prices goes down and the investor sells the stocks at a loss.

As you scroll down the right-hand side, you will first see links to pension news, a guide to the basics, my blog archive, popular posts and comprehensive links to Canadian and global funds, government organizations, institutional organizations, advisors and vendors, broker dealers & investment banks, documents to pension plan governance, assets and liabilities, links to conferences, geopolitical news, market and industry research and my blog roll.

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