What is a good class to learn about the stock market?

A friend suggests that I should take a college course dealing with the subject of the stock market. He says that it might be wise in knowing which stocks to buy in the future since the economy is bad. Considering that I listen to him and if a class like that exist, what would be the proper class to take for this topic?

Asked By: mixeddudetx - 10/24/2008
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I myself am not in college yet, but I do have valuable advice in regards to information. I have noticed that many investing legends have agreed that college courses on investing haven't proven extremely beneficial, but that actual on the job training and reading helps the most. Take Peter Lynch, for instance. He said... More
Answered By: hball2 - 10/25/2008
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There aren't proper classes for that, there are only introductions or sort of one day lessons about it. But if you want to one day invest for the future, you should read up on Jim Cramer's MAD MONEY
Answered By: Eddier - 10/24/2008
There isn't a class you can take on what stocks to buy because no one really knows what is going to happen...oh wait guess you can take classes from psychic Miss Chloe... More
Answered By: pagodaboy2001 - 10/24/2008
At my university they actually offer a class titled "Investments". You actually got to develop your own portfolio. It was a great class. Your typical finance classes usually don't show you how to research stocks and make investment decisions. They really only show you how to manage capital. They are still good... More
Answered By: Bucky Teets - 10/25/2008
You can learn alot from Motley CAPS, including Cramer's batting average.
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