Battle Mountain High School students take stock

9th November, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

Put 1,500 teens in one place, and their collective fancy turns to collection money.At least it does when is the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge, held last week at the University of Denver. Fifty-five Battle Mountain High School were among 40 teams from Colorado high schools who competed in the event.What they learnedThe JA Stock Market Challenge is a live stock market simulation game that works something like this.Teams get to spend $500,000 fictitious dollars, sort of like the federal government in the real world. The goal is to grow their initial $500,000 investment more than the other guys, and …

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