Game Helps Students to Learn About Stock Market – KARK

LITTLE ROCK, Ark- Students who took part in the fall session of Arkansas Stock Market Game simulation were honored on Wednesday in the Capitol city.

In the stock market game, each student started off with $100K  worth of virtual cash.  Their job was to grow that money over a 12-week period.

During that time, they learned the basics of investing in stocks and bonds and mutual funds for the simulation. 

“Not only do they learn about what a stock and bond mutual fund are they are introduced to the financial market and then the begin to see how they too can be investors,” said Marsha Masters, a coordinator for the Arkansas Stock Market Game. 

More than 1600  teams participated in this fall simulation . 

Another round is set to start January 16th and it will run until  mid April.

Students from grades 4th through 12th  can participate as well as teachers.