Simulated Stock Broker


  • Mojtaba Seyedian
  • Seyed-Nahmoud Aghazadeh


Teaching an introductory course in investment could become more fun and stimulating if students were given an opportunity to practice what they learned in the classroom in real-world circumstances. This could be done in two ways. The first is investing real money in the real market and taking the risk of losing it all. The second way is to have access to a simulated stock broker with all the real-life details except for the pecuniary losses. This paper intends to describe how a stock market game could be developed on an electric spread-sheet and then be incorporated as part of the assignment in an introductory investment course