Saturday, March 27, 2004

Stock Market Game

Adult rankings
High school composite rankings
High school individual team rankings
Middle school rankings
Middle school team rankings
The Nati Chart Busters expanded their lead in the seventh week of the Stock Market Game, thanks to a quick profit in their latest investment. The Indian Hill High School students bought 4,226 shares of Goodys Family Clothing (GDYS), which soared 25 percent in the last week - adding another $7,300 to the Chart Busters' portfolio.

The Chart Busters' winning investment meant a weekly loss for the leader of the adult division, however. J. Sapitro short-sold shares of the clothing maker. The rising price meant a moderate loss.

Ahead in the middle school division is Lakota Plains' Lone Moneymaker, who sold some shares of Taser International Inc. (TASR), locking in solid profits in the stun-gun maker. Shares of Taser have gained 25 percent since the group invested.

The Stock Market Game, is a Wall Street competition where players pick real companies in which to make simulated investments. The team that makes the most from its starting $100,000 wins.

Amy Higgins

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