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Economic Snapshot: Investment Advice from Tweens?


Our unscientific poll.


Proving there's money to be made in today's ultra volatile market, 4 Wisconsin fifth-graders were recently lauded for doubling $100,000 in imaginary funds through investments in financial stocks. Although they could count on the assistance of their teacher, the lion's share of decisions were their own.

So, what sound investment advice can be gleaned from tweens? This week's Economic Snapshot put that question to the masses.

Economic Snapshot: Investment Advice From Tweens?

Young starlets will inevitably experience a significant decline in popularity in their 20s. Short Hannah Montana.

Eco Snap

Don't invest in anything that can't be explained in 140 characters or less.

Find a vehicle that will produce guaranteed returns, like government bonds or dad's credit card.
Cash in on the exciting Twilight sequels hitting theaters soon. Buy vampire futures.

Don't go all the way with your first broker. Wait until you find the right one.
You can forget about that mutual fund if you don't take out the trash.

A friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who's going with a girl who says buy silver. Guess it's pretty serious.
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