‘It’s been very stressful’ | TPS students participate in simulated stock market

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TOLEDO, Ohio — Students at Jones Leadership Academy got to be what some would call “day traders;” spending their afternoon on Toledo’s version of Wall Street.

“It’s been very stressful. Running around a lot, trying to catch the people who buy and trade for us,” Jones Leadership Academy senior Teontre Kiser said.

It’s all part of the Stock Market Challenge, hosted by Junior Achievement of Northwest Ohio.

The goal is to help students learn the ins and outs of the financial world.

“This is just the starting point of learning about the stock market. We don’t expect them to be experts today, we just want to build excitement and start to inspire them to want to learn more,” Junior Achievement President Jim Pollock said.

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