Archive for March, 2006

Ever wanted to be a trader?

Business & entrepreneurship, Internet, Personal finance

In general and on this site, I tout the merits of long-term value investing, but if you’ve ever been curious to try your hand at trading, why not try out ? It’s a new site and concept, brought to you by the brains behind , where you can win weekly real cash trading fake money and creating a pretend portfolio out of real stocks in real time. The idea behind it’s the same as TopCoder: find good traders (or in the case of TopCoder, programmers) around the world to hire. For those of us who are more investment-minded, it’s a riskless way to try short-term trading, shorting, covering, just to see what it’s like and whether there’s anything we can learn from it.

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