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Stock Market Simulation

http://www.smartstocks.com/
http://www.stocktrak.com/
Some Companies Thrive Despite The Recession (USA TODAY Dec 5, 2008)
http://studentcenter.ja.org/Games/Pages/default.aspx

Portfolio Analysis

Asset Allocation Iowa.gov
What is a mutual Fund? WSJ

JA- Titan Simulation

http://studentcenter.ja.org/Games/Pages/default.aspx

Value Line

Value Line is an investment research company collecting data and analyzing performance of approximately 8,000 stocks, 15,000 mutual funds, and 80,000 options and other securities. Value Line is best known for their Investment Survey, one of the most widely read investment services in the world.
Value Line connection:
http://libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/authmaine.asp?db=vis

Value Line YouTube instructional videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb4dWYC0mLo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TNCuf246zY&feature=related

Value Line Education link:
http://www.valueline.com/InvestmentEducation/index.aspx

Google Buys Motorola

Google Buys Motorola
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/technology/google-deal-could-strain-ties-with-phone-makers.html?_r=1&hp

Is Developing a Mobile App Worth the Cost? (Mashable Feb, 2011)

NetFlix

Netflix Thrives Despite Recession (FORBES Feb, 2009)
NetFlix (July 2011)
Brand Index- Buzz Score

Stock Manipulator

Why I Left Goldman Sachs 60 MINUTES (13:33)
Jonathan Lebed: Stock Manipulator, SEC Nemesis-- and 15 years Old (NYTimes Magazine. Feb 25, 2001)
Read the article on stock market manipulation and respond to the following with a paragraph each:

  • Summarize what Jonathan Lebed did to make his money
  • Explain something his story reveals about the nature of stock market investing.

It Is Not The Economy, Stupid: Flash Crash, Flash Rally DailyBeast (Aug 10, 2011)


How to Protect Your Portfolio NEWSWEEK (Aug 15, 2011)
How to Gain From the Economy's Pain DailyBeast (Aug 29, 2011)
Price-Earnings Ratio: Stocks Are Still Expensive (OPINION NY Times, Aug 4, 2011)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/28/business/daily-stock-market-activity.html?ref=global-home
NYTimes (July, 2011)
Kraft- What does Buffett Think? (NYTimes Aug 4, 2011)

Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax Rate Benefits Rich Washington Post (Sept 11, 2011)
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Bank of America

Buffett invests $5 Billion into Bank Of America
What Buffett is Getting from his Bank Of America Deal

RECESSION?

NY Times (Aug 5, 2011)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/05/business/markets.html?hp

Personal Finance Software - Mint.com
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