Stock Market Simulation Analysis

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Stock Market Simulation When investing in the market, I proceeded to choose stock that had potential. I chose stocks based on if they were making money and what I knew about them. In week 1, the first stock I bought was Yum, which owns Taco bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut. I thought the stock would turn a profit for me, but I actually lost a decent amount of money. This was a big mistake because I failed to recognize to diversify my stocks, meaning I should have invested in multiple different stocks. After losing a ton of money with Yum, I sold it and bought into AVG, SeaWorld, and Nike. These stocks were at great prices and I knew I could make money. Well, this was true for a couple of days, I sold the AVG stock and turned a profit, but I should have sold my Nike stock because it went down a week later. In week 2, I sold my SeaWorld stock because I made a small profit and then bought into Telsa because Telsa is predicted to make a lot of money in the long run, but since this is just a 6 week simulation, it did not do so well for me, but I still…show more content…
In week 3, I sold the Tesla stock and bought into DTO, crude oil. My Nike stock went down and so I sold it in a heartbeat. I reinvested the money from the Nike stock into some Amazon stocks. But later in the week, Amazon dropped and so I sold it. I think I would have done better in this stock market simulation if I were more patient and more willing to take risks. I then bought more DTO stock and had a total of 222 shares. Between week 3 and week 4, DTO went up so much that it took me out of the hole, but in week 4, it took a downturn and each share went down by $20, which destroyed that stock. So I sold DTO and bought back Amazon stock. I stuck with Amazon for the rest of the simulation because it was still going up in value. Also Amazon had gone up $100 for each

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