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Learning Exercise: Call option game

Title:
Call option game
Material:
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.
Course: finance

Info

Submitted by:
stan eakins
Date Last Modified:
May 16, 2000

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.

Disciplines

Audience

  • College Upper Div Major

Topics

investments
finance

Learning Objectives

Demonstration of how a small investment can result in very high returns using call options

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Team
  • Unsupervised