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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: CNN Money
Submitted by: Vijayan Ramachandran on Feb 01, 2000
Date Last Modified: May 16, 2000
Title: Portfolio Management
Description: This assignment can be used as a class project for courses in Investments. The ccnfn site allow students to create a portfolio and provide tools to analyse and evaluate the portfolio in making investment decisions.
Type of Task: Core activity, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Teacher-centered, Team
Time Required A full semster project.
Course: Fundamentals of Investments
Audience: College Lower Div Major
Categories:
Learning Objectives: 1. To understand the benefits of a portfolio.2. To understand the variables that influences stock prices.3. To develop an investment philosophy.
Text of Learning Exercise:

Portfolio Project.


Assume you have $10,000. Pick 5 stocks and decide how much you want to invest in each stock. Provide a explanation of why you picked these stocks. Use cnnfn.com to create your portfolio. It is under MARKETS sub-heading track your stocks. Every time you buy or sell a stock write down your reasons. At any time maintain 5 stocks in your portfolio.A minimum of 10 trades are required for this project. Students will report on their portfolio on a weekly basis. At the end of the semester you will turn in your project. Please make sure your work is typed and well presented.
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