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ECN300ZA(経済学 / Economics 300)
Stock Investment

EYO Shiaw Jia

Class code etc
Faculty/Graduate school Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies
Attached documents
Year 2022
Class code A6380,A6555
Previous Class code
Previous Class title (Investment)
Term 秋学期授業/Fall
Day/Period 金2/Fri.2
Class Type
Campus 市ヶ谷 / Ichigaya
Classroom name 各学部・研究科等の時間割等で確認
Grade 3~4
Credit(s) 2
Open Program
Open Program (Notes)
Global Open Program
Interdepartmental class taking system for Academic Achievers
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Class taught by instructors with practical experience
Urban Design CP
Diversity CP
Learning for the Future CP
Carbon Neutral CP
Chiyoda Campus Consortium
Duplicate Subjects Taken Under Previous Class Title ×
Category (commenced 2024 onwards)
Category (commenced 2020-2023)
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Outline and objectives

This is an advanced level finance course that focuses on the concepts of stock investment: characteristics of stocks, the market, stock valuation and dividend policy. Students will also apply investment theories into practice based on a virtual stock market simulation.


The end goal of the class is to apply the strategies of stock investment into an actual stock portfolio based on a virtual stock market simulation.

Which item of the diploma policy will be obtained by taking this class?

Will be able to gain “DP 1”, “DP 2”, “DP 3”, and “DP 4”.

Default language used in class

英語 / English

Method(s)(学期の途中で変更になる場合には、別途提示します。 /If the Method(s) is changed, we will announce the details of any changes. )

This course is taught primarily through lectures and discussions. Feedback is given during class, using tools such as HOPPII or email. Interactive class participation is encouraged.

Active learning in class (Group discussion, Debate.etc.)

あり / Yes

Fieldwork in class

なし / No


授業形態/methods of teaching:対面/face to face


1[オンライン/online]:Introduction and Overview

Introduction to the course

2[対面/face to face]:Basics of Stock Investing (1)

Setting up your virtual account
Common approaches and risks

3[対面/face to face]:Basics of Stock Investing (2)

Snapshot of the market

4[対面/face to face]:Basics of Stock Investing (3)

Investing for growth and income

5[対面/face to face]:Investment Strategies (1)

Technical analysis (SMA, MACD)

6[対面/face to face]:Investment Strategies (2)

Technical analysis (Momentum, Volume and RSI)

7[対面/face to face]:Investment Strategies (3)

Analyzing industries

8[対面/face to face]:Investment Strategies (4)

Decoding company documents

9[対面/face to face]:Investment Strategies (5)

The Intelligent Investor

10[対面/face to face]:Portfolio Report

Discussion on portfolio report

11[対面/face to face]:Financial Markets and Institutions

Types of financial markets

12[対面/face to face]:Distribution to Shareholders

Dividends versus capital gains

13[対面/face to face]:Stock Market Discussion

Stock market booms and crashes

14[対面/face to face]:Final Exam & Wrap-up

Assessing the degree to which you understand the subject

Work to be done outside of class (preparation, etc.)

Read the chapters in the assigned reference book as well as textbook. Update and monitor your stock portfolio constantly. Preparatory study and review time for this class are 2 hours each.


No textbook will be used


Mladjenovic, Paul. Stock Investing For Dummies, 2016.

Graham, Benjamin. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book On Value Investing , 2016 (Revised Edition).

Brigham, Eugene, Houston, Joel F. Essentials of Financial Management, 3rd Edition, Cengage Learning Asia Pte Ltd, 2014.

Grading criteria

Students will be evaluated based on class participation (20%), portfolio report (40%), and one final exam (40%).

Changes following student comments

Not applicable.


Students who are interested in taking this course must attend the first week of class. A selection process will be conducted during the first week prior to the enrollment of this course.


Foundations of Finance or any Accounting classes