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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: Call option game
Submitted by: stan eakins on May 04, 2000
Date Last Modified: May 16, 2000
Title: Call option game
Description: Short game to demonstrate how call options can be used to leverage an investment. The game can be demonstrated to a class or students can play it individually or in groups.
Type of Task: Individual, Team, Unsupervised
Time Required 15 to 30 minutes
Topics: investments
finance
Course: finance
Audience: College Upper Div Major
Categories:
Learning Objectives: Demonstration of how a small investment can result in very high returns using call options
Text of Learning Exercise:

1. After arriving at the site read the discussion about call options and then click on and read the discussion about a successful call option.

2. Click on "invest with call options"

3. Read the company profiles and invest in the firms with options.

4. Advance two weeks. Read the news flash and reallocate your investments. Continue advancing until the game ends and yor performance is evaluated.

5.Discuss your investment strategy and return with the experiences of your classmates.

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