Penn State Altoona offers free stockmarket workshops

Penn State Altoona is offering a three-part workshop that will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of investing in securities. Topics include stocks, bonds, risk and return analysis, and portfolio management. 

Workshops will be held from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. March 17, 24 and 31 in the Irwin Family Trading Room of the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence in downtown Altoona. Participants must attend each workshop.

Participants will manage an investment portfolio on a virtual trading platform. The experience will be true-to-life and allows them to trade stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options and futures, and spot contracts for world currencies and commodities on more than 20 global exchanges – all with real-time data.

The program is free and open to the public. Space is limited. Call 814-940-3400 or email jap24@psu.edu to sign up for the workshop.

Last Updated February 24, 2014