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The Stock Market

The Stock Market
Assume you have received a settlement in the amount of J$1,000,000.00.
You now have the option of investing in stocks with the short-term goal
of maximizing your funds to pay for your next term college fee, while
retaining your principal amount.
You decide to invest in the Jamaican Stock Market because you have
been told that it is one of the best performing stock markets in the world
and due to the Corona Virus pandemic, this seems to be the quickest way
to make monetary gains.
Choose any stocks and show the purchasing and sale of these stocks
(taxes should not be calculated in your calculations) between the dates of
February 3 – March 20. You can buy and sell several times during this
You can also consider investing in any investment market during this
a. Calculate the HPY on your investment. (4 marks)
b. Explain why you invested in the stocks of your choosing. (8 marks)
c. Explain the factors affecting your risk tolerance. (8 marks)
d. Explain why you believe you made a profit/loss based on
your investment choices. (5 marks)
e. Would you choose different stocks/investments if you had a longer
period of time to make your investment decisions? (5 Marks)