Risk and Diversity

Overview:

In this lesson, students will continue the conversation about investment and risk. In particular, students will think carefully about how risk applies to different investment opportunities. This lesson uses the Knowledge@Wharton article “Risky Business: Private Equity in China” to introduce students to concepts of investment risk in practice. The lesson ends with a game about investment risk and an introduction to portfolio management.

NBEA Standard(s):
  • Personal Finance, IV. Saving and Investing
  • Personal Finance, VIII. Protecting Against Risk

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