Department: Career and Technical Center—Accounting
Course Number: Y638
Course Title: Stocks & Investments 2 / Little Lion Fund
Prerequisites: Stocks & Investments 1
This is a year long course. The Little Lion Fund is recommended for all students planning to major in Finance in college. The course manages an investment fund that is owned by the Little Lion Investment Club. Students in the course analyze stocks owned by the fund, and make buy and sell recommendations to the club. Students are required to attend a year-end annual meeting where results of the fund are presented to investors.
Goals and/or Objectives:
After completion of the course students will be able to:
Apply fundamental analysis in valuing stocks.
Apply technical analysis in valuing stocks.
Provide weekly reports on individual stocks or market sectors.
Understand market sectors & the forces that impact their performance.
Evaluate market indicators and news and the impact of each on the stock market.
Make recommendations and present rationale for recommendations to class.
To pass the course, the student must successfully complete homework assignments and written or on-line tests. It is imperative that students demonstrate a high level of class participation and a willingness to discuss, defend, and critique ideas presented by classmates.
Regular attendance is essential to your success in the class. In addition, research has shown a positive relationship exists between class attendance and academic achievement.