This class allows students to apply skills in math, language arts and social studies to real world financial decisions. We use the Stock Market Game (TM) endorsed by the New York Stock Exchange. Students take part in the following steps: (1) Start with $100,000 in virtual cash and learn financial concepts like compound interest and long-term savings. (2) Collaborate and research companies and current events. (3) Create, manage and analyze their online investment portfolio using a state-of-the-art trading platform by buying and selling stocks. Topics covered include: What is a company? What is a stock? What is diversification? What is a bond? What is risk? What cause stock prices to change? How does money grow over time? What are dividends and earnings?