Investment is the driving force behind the global economy.
The investment world is volatile, exciting and filled with adventure. Dive in this summer.
Become an investment pro by building an expansive set of trading strategies and the tools to track your own portfolio. In this stock market course, you’ll develop basic knowledge of stocks, bonds, options and futures using case-studies ranging from Enron to Bernie Madoff to develop the razor-sharp hunting instincts necessary to compete in the jungles of the investment world. You’ll emerge from this course with a comprehensive and clear understanding of the NASDAQ, the New York Stock Exchange and the path to the “Big Board”.
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“Rachel returned Saturday afternoon and could NOT stop raving about her experience at JKCP this summer! Her experience was very meaningful and she learned so much on many fronts. Thank you so much for everything!
– Carolyn O., Parent
What You Will Learn
An introduction to the stock market and how it works
How to analyze your risk profile
- Supply vs. demand
Ask vs. bid pricing of stock
The concepts of an initial public offering
If you are a high school student interested in learning more about the stock market, you are in luck! In the information age there are so many resources at your fingertips to get you started. First, you will want to understand some of the basic language – this will make it easier to learn the underlying concepts and communicate ideas and strategies. Once you get some of the lingo down and are comfortable with the basics of the stock market, it’s time to keep learning and improving your skills and knowledge!
Why Should High School Students Learn the Basics of the Stock Market?
Even for those not aspiring to become a stock trader or broker, understanding stocks can be an incredibly helpful skill. These basics will be applicable for the rest of your life: from helping you manage your personal money to helping set your children on the right path. For example, most 401(k)s are invested in some type of stocks and mutual funds and, as we will touch on later, the earlier you start investing, the more that money can work for you!
What the learn more? Click here to read the full Stock Market 101 article.
JKCP’s Enrichment summer camp for high school students is designed for students who want to try a few different things! Do something you love. Try something new. Do both! The choice is yours. It’s the perfect program for the athlete who loves to paint, the gamer who shoots short films and the entrepreneur who sketches red carpet fashion designs. Create your ideal summer schedule by choosing one morning course and one afternoon course from 20 subjects spanning the arts, sciences, fashion, fitness, engineering and so much more!