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Investing Fundamentals: Shaping Your Financial Future

Everyone has heard of the stock market, but not everyone understands how it works. What is a “bull” or “bear” market? How does anyone make money through investing? This course answers these questions and more, exploring how careful investment can shape your financial future. Learn the basics of investing and investment vehicles. Gain an understanding of what it takes to stay afloat in a turbulent market, how to choose investments wisely, and how world events and other factors play a part in investment strategy. Participate in a stock market exercise in which you and your classmates choose investments based upon the factors discussed in class and then follow those picks throughout the week between sessions.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • The basics of investing and investment vehicles
  • An understanding of what it takes to stay afloat in a turbulent market, how to choose investments wisely, and how world events and other factors play a part in investment strategy

Ideal for

  • High school students in grades 9–12
  • High school students interested in a career in finance and investment

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