Faculty Advisor

Tang, Dalin

Center

OTHER / Other location, not listed

Abstract

This project is a four-week simulation the stock market. The goal of this project is to inform the participant about the stock market by gaining experience through a real-time simulation. This project analyzed current market trends, assessed the viability of two distinct trading techniques, and ran simulations on three selected companies with a total investment of $100,000 per method. Results from this project showed that Swing Trading was a much more profitable method when compared to passive trading. This project allowed the participant to gain relevant trading experience that he will use to benefit himself when investing in the future.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

September 2018

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

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