Overall positive or negative earnings - Essay Prowess

Overall positive or negative earnings

Overall positive or negative earnings

  

Part 3:

Draw Conclusions: After you complete the simulation, you will compile a report on your achievements of the game.

  1. Did you have overall positive or negative earnings (list the total portfolio amount)?
  2. What was your most profitable stock? If you did not have any that made you money, which company lost the least?
  3. What company cost you the most money?
  4. How many transactions did you make throughout the game, and what was the dollar amount that the transactions cost you?
  5. Did the transactions have positive or negative externalities on the outcome of your game?
  6. What was the economy’s overall performance during these weeks?
  7. Write an overall analysis that discusses your stock investments as well as a general trend you might have noticed in the stock market as a whole. Your analysis should be three to four well-developed paragraphs. This will be the third part of your Research Project.
  8. Make sure you give credit to the sources you use. (See information later in this section for examples.)

Part 4:
Make Inferences: Discuss what you have learned from this activity.

  1. Based on your findings, where do you think you might invest the money left to you by your great-uncle?
  2. Can you think of any other influences that might affect your decision on where to invest your money?
  3. Identify the things you learned about the economy by participating in this simulation.
  4. Did you like playing the game, and would you recommend it to others?
  5. Respond to these questions in three to four well-developed paragraphs. This will be the fourth, and final part of your Research Project.