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Weathering the storm

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

investment club growth

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The bank account of many college students is quite a few zeros less than $100,000, the amount generously donated to start Messiah College’s Investment Club in 2003. With nearly $150,000 at its disposal, Investment Club members receive invaluable, hands on experience buying, trading, and selling stocks.

The real deal
A lot of college investment clubs use a software program and fake money to practice their finance skills, says junior Daniel McClure, co-president of Messiah’s Investment Club. It is uncommon for a college, especially one of Messiah’s size, to have such resources at its disposal.