March Money Madness made it to Black Enterprise. Special thanks to Janell Hazelwood (@JPHazelwood) for covering the 2012 edition of the game. Thanks to everyone that signed up and…Good Luck!
Here’s an excerpt:
What can people learn about investing from March Money Madness?
What’s great about the competition is that you can test out your hypotheses about what makes stock prices move in the real market, and this experience can help you become a better investor.
After playing the game, players should be able to:
—Read and understand stock market information in the newspaper (USA Today, local paper, etc)
—Know where to go to find information on the market (Black Enterprise, WSJ, Barrons, Smartmoney)
—Know how to research past stock prices (Google Finance, Yahoo Finance, Morningstar)
—Understand issues that affect stock prices (revenue, earnings announcements, interest rates, unemployment reports, etc.)
—Gain a comfort level with the movement of stocks in the market (less fear of investing)
Know where to go to open an brokerage account if they want to start investing.
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