Stock Market Beginners Fantasy Game

Stock Trading for Beginners - Fantasy Stock Market Game

Interested in investing in the stock market with no risk ? Well the Daily Telegraph and J P Morgan are organizing a Fantasy Fund Manager game - you can check it out here Fantasy Stock Market Game . It's free to enter and you get to play with 100,000 fantasy pounds (around $150,000) that you can invest in a selection of funds in a no-risk way of testing your investing skills and knowledge. If you are a beginner to stock trading it could be a good way to get to know something about the ins and outs of stock market investing or trading without risking your own money.

They have increased the stakes and changed the rules from last year, and have added new games and new prizes.

In the words of the organizers you can use "your ability and intuition to build a winning portfolio and learn new skills". You get to pick investments from a range of fund management companies, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management. They say it's very easy to get started so we will take their word for that. And you don't need to be an expert to win.

If you are a total beginner to the world of investing, you can just go for the ''Lucky Dip'' option which will randomly create a balanced portfolio for you to start with which you can then modify and trade as you gain more knowledge and confidence and as the game progresses. There is also the option of referring a friend who might also be interested in investing and your name will be entered into a cash prize draw.

There is a monthly prize for the best performing team, so you can create a mini league and compete with friends and family as well as against other teams to advance to the top of the overall league.

Whatever your investing strategy it is useful to know something about stock market charts, what they mean and how to use them - click here to read my free introduction to investing using stock market charts

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