Stock Charting: Percentages and Profits
Students discuss and use a formula to calculate "Percent of Change." They duscuss the stock market and ways reports are quantified. Students watch as the teacher demonstrates how to create a spread sheet to calculate changes of a particular stock or index for 15 days (an example is shown). Students create a spread sheet to calculate changes in a chosen stock. Over a period of three weeks, students enter information onto their spread sheet daily.