Saturday, November 29, 2003

Madeira team leads Stock Market Game



By Amy Higgins
Enquirer contributor

Another team took the lead among local schools playing the Stock Market Game in its eighth week, with Nick's Team seeing an 11.6 percent return since last week.

Jennifer Jordan's students at Madeira High School jumped from seventh to first place among local teams (and second statewide) in the 10-week week competition, thanks to their single holding in Dick's Sporting Goods. Dick's reported last week that its third quarter net earnings rose 71 percent.

With just two weeks of the competition's 10 weeks left, the trading could heat up as student investors try to make the most of their mock $100,000.

Likely out of the running, however, is the team that led at week three - Dan's Team of Springboro High School, which fell from $129,250 to $51,530, in large part because of a nose-dive in the price of Tenneco Automotive Inc. after the company reported falling profits.

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