Faculty Advisor

Tang, Dalin


A five-week simulation in the U.S. stock market was completed to gain the important knowledge about the stock market and skills to trade in the market, as well as to determine the factors that would lead to a positive investment in stock market business. During the five-week simulation, the News Based trading method was applied. Recent news from the selected companies were obtained, analyzed and put into the simulation of each week. The results showed a good performance as the applied method gained 2.38% of a total percent change. Success of the project and the experience learned about the critical details of stock market will increase the chance of helping people to become successful investors in the future.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

July 2015

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences