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Learning Exercise: Portfolio Management

Title:
Portfolio Management
Material:
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.
Course: Fundamentals of Investments

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Submitted by:
Vijayan Ramachandran
Date Last Modified:
May 16, 2000

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.

Categories

Audience

  • College Lower Div Major

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.

Type of Task

  • Core activity
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Teacher-centered
  • Team