Faculty Advisor

Tang, Dalin

Abstract

An eight-week stock market simulation was conducted through an online tradingsimulator. The portfolio was formulated with mid- and large-cap U.S. companies in the financialservices sector, and multiple strategies involving fundamental or technical analysis wereemployed. The result of the simulation was compared to key benchmarks and analyzed in thecontext of market conditions. The knowledge of and the experience in financial markets, tradingstrategies, and risk management gained from this simulation will benefit our future investment inthe stock market.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2010

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

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