Teams from the Business English class finished first and second out of
14 teams in the post-secondary division of the Connecticut Stock Market
Game which ran from February 11 through April 19.
Here are the final standings:
1 CT_36_ZZ235 CT_36_ZZ235 $104,970.52 2.4655 University of Bridgeport Rashba, Steven
2 CT_36_ZZ242 CT_36_ZZ242 $103,031.73 0.5267 University of Bridgeport Rashba, Steven
3 CT_36_ZZ1029 CT_36_ZZ1029 $102,593.55 0.0886 Economics and Finance Club Gonzalez, Carlos
ZZ235, Ran WANG and Xianyi ZHANG, finished with $104, 970.52 in the
ten-week competition, and outperformed the S+P 500 by 2.46%. Their
strategy involved buying stocks (long) and selling other stocks (short)
to take advantage of the market fluctuations.
Yukun LIU, Ziyue HONG, Okiaki Nakayama, Lizhao LI, and Liang JIA
finished with an impressive $103, 031.73, outperforming the S+P 500 by
0.52%. Their strategy involved buying and holding blue chip stocks
such as Aetna and Home Depot.
The Stock Market Game is sponsored by Foundation for Investor Education and the SIFMA Foundation.