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Bucket o’ companies compared to Apple $1 trillion value

Apple’s value passed $1 trillion on Thursday, and as tradition requires, we must consider the scale of such a large number. We must compare the value of Apple against the sum value of a surprising number of small and medium companies. The New York Times has you covered with a bucket of blobs metaphor. So blobby. So bucket-y. Tags: Apple, business, New York Times, stocks

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Multiplayer stock market game with real money

Twitch launched Stock Stream, which is a multiplayer stock market game that uses $50,000 of real money for trading. During each five-minute round, players vote for stocks they want to buy or sell, and a player earns points if the stock goes up during the five-minute period. The game runs at the open and close of the market, and the game ends if the value decreases to $25,000. [via Waxy]...

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Stock trading game

Bloomberg Business has an interesting stock trading game with a simple premise. A time series line starts at the beginning of a stock's life and runs its course all the while you buy and sell trying to profit. Click and hold the mouse button to buy, and release to sell. The key is to click when the stock price is low and to release when it's high. Of course, this...

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