Stock Market Simulation

Comments from students about the Stock Market Simulation

  • As a learning experience, I think this was a great game.
  • This was a great experience getting to see how stocks really work. I was surprised to see how badly I did when I thought I would have chosen really great stocks. This game also gives people a dose of reality of how it could be if they invest without losing real money.
  • I loved this game and I think it’s a great teaching tool. I learned a lot about how the stock market works, I enjoyed logging in to check my portfolio’s progress each week.
  • Since this is the first time I have used the stimulation game, it was a great learning experience. When I first started I was in the top forty position, now I am in the top ten.
  • I was not interested in investing before this class, but now that I have played the Market Watch game, I can see myself investing in the future.
  • I enjoyed this game and I think that it is a wonderful way to get a basic understanding of how the stock market works.
  • I learned a lot from playing this game, for example I learned that playing stocks is an exciting thing to do with lots of twists and turns.  Also I learned about how hard of a job actual stock traders have from day to day.
  • I really enjoyed playing the Market Sim game.
  • Overall it was a great learning experience.
  • The Market Simulation Game; the game was a great personal experience that broadens my knowledge of how the stock market works. I learn to trade in a safe environment with no real risk involved. The personal experience I gained from the game will be a guide for my future investments.
  • I felt like this was a great game, it taught me a lot and I would love to play it again anytime.
  • I loved this game and I think it’s a great teaching tool! I was able to monitor market activity in real time, and I learned a lot about choosing and managing investments – knowledge I’m sure I’ll need and use in the future. At the same time, it was a lot of fun!
  • Market Watch stock Market simulation is good game.
  • That I made all the decisions.
  • Watching the stock market.
  • It was nice to play with “fake money” and see real life how my stock would do.
  • That there is a market watch stock simulation that we as a class were able to participate in.
  • It helps us learn about being smart with investments. Where and where not to invest.
  • it’s interesting
  • It was very challenging but interesting.
  • allowed students to view what the stock market was like
  • Fun
  • It was as real as it can get to actually buying stocks. I felt like it was fantasy football but with the stock market.
  • fun to do
  • Being able to simulate the actual stock market was very fun to do. It was the first time I had ever done it, and I feel like I learned a lot.
  • It was fun to research different stocks
  • Put you in real live situation with money and stocks
  • It allowed me to toy with actual economic assets, without the risk of losing real cash.
  • Being able to buy and sell stocks
  • It felt like I was really in the stocks. Very easy to understand.
  • That it allowed me to learn more about the stock market without a risk
  • The interactivity! I spent hours just researching, watching, and trading stocks.
  • Real-time with the actual market
  • I enjoyed that it allowed you to pick real-world stocks and to get an up close analysis of what may happen in real life.
  • The most fascinating and eye catching experience was on the market pricing and the fluctuation of the stocks every other day
  • It gives students the opportunity to play and practice in a market they may not be familiar with and inspires everyone to invest real money.
  • Great way to learn about the stock market and fun to be actually involved in it.
  • I like that it was realistic in letting us make our decisions.