Wall Street on West Peachtree

  • Overview
  • Course Content
  • Requirements & Materials
Overview

Wall Street on West Peachtree

Course Description

This one-week day camp for high school students has four components: financial literacy, investing, hedging, and trading. Financial literacy includes the basics of personal finance, including planning, taxes, debt avoidance, and wealth building. The investing portion introduces the learner to investing strategies that have worked over time. In the hedging module, participants will be introduced to derivative securities and how those securities have been used for speculation or protection. Finally, the trading portion introduces the mechanics of trading stocks, bonds, and other securities. The high schoolers will learn how to read charts, how to place market or limit orders, how to set up stop losses, and how the major markets operate, and will spend the week constructing and analyzing their own portfolios using state-of-the-art analysis and trading tools.

Course Content

PERSONAL FINANCE

INVESTING AND TRADING PLATFORMS

PROVEN INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

HEDGING YOUR INVESTMENTS WITH DERIVATIVES

STOCK MARKET TRADING SIMULATIONS

ETFS

BONDS

CAPTURING ALPHA

Requirements & Materials
Important Information

Parents registering their children for this course must create the profile and registration with the child’s information. Failure to do so could result in cancellation of the course registration and loss of seat in the course.

Additionally, we are requesting that all parents fill our a participant release and waiver agreement in advance of the start of the course.

Materials

Provided

  • Online resources

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for high school juniors and seniors, but all high school students are welcome.

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What You Will Learn

  • Money management and investing tools
  • Financial disaster pitfalls
  • Personal finance best practices
  • Bonds
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How You Will Benefit

  • Become proficient with a trading platform to buy and sell securities.
  • Know the difference between trading and investing.
  • Discover investment strategies that have been successful in the past.
  • Gain an understanding of how to use puts, calls, futures, and forwards for protection or speculation.
  • Understand the value that traders add to the investment process by a hands-on simulation.
  • Understand the importance of diversification and the benefits of Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF) and mutual funds.
  • Measure your success using industry-standard performance measures.
  • Develop presentation skills and critical-thinking skills as you build and analyze your portfolio.
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