Students trade stocks in national trading game

By Alice Phillips

Beginning Feb. 17, students interested in economics can participate in the national Stock Market Game competition. Math department chair Paula Evans will serve as adviser.

The competition will take place during activities period and run through April 19.

Students are given a virtual cash account, then build portfolios by evaluating and trading stocks and mutual funds that are traded by real-world stock-brokers on the New York, NASDAQ and AMEX stock exchanges.