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WSU students earn top ranking in student investment program
June 28, 2007

Not many people would give a group of undergraduate students $50,000 to invest, but one Northwest finance firm, D.A. Davidson & Co., did just that as part of their annual Student Investment Program. By the end of the May 2007, a group of finance students from the Washington State University College of Business saw a 29.16 percent gain on their investments, and were ranked first out of 20 schools participating in the program.Led by Associate Professor John Nofsinger, students in the College of Business’s Investment Analysis class were divided into teams, with each team selecting a stock from Standard and Poor’s sectors of the economy. … » More …