1. What is the difference between “trading in stocks” and “investing in stocks”?
2. Go to Yahoo! finance and search for ticker symbol ^DJI (the ^ is the shift+6) – click on components on the top left. How many companies are part of the Dow Jones index?
3. If you wanted to invest in 3 companies on the Dow, which 3 would you choose? Why?
4. When you finish writing your kickoff, go to smartstocks.com and add those three stocks to your account.
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