Created by a Harvard lawyerCPAinvestor Speculator is a uniquely sophisticated and realistic trading simulationgame that lets you have fun trading stocks and bonds (including convertible bonds) put and call options and commodity futures. (Caution: Highly addictive. You may also grow rather nervous as you await your main stocks next quarterly earnings report!)Learn by doing in this simulation of the world economy and Wall Street in which 2 to 10 players (human and computer) compete trying to grow their $100000 inheritances into an ample retirement fund by games end. Days and months pass by as a live simulated stock ticker and a news headline ticker run constantly. Time stops when you halt the tickers or when important news announcements break in.Everything happens in simulated financial markets and a world economy all constantly changing. You can choose to trade any of 1000+ stocks and 15 funds (ETFs) and can invest in government bonds or in corporate bonds issued by some companies.Once your net worth grows to $200000 your broker will let you have a margin account. At $300000 youre allowed to dabble in risky short selling of stocks at $400000 you will qualify to buy or sell options on any of the stocks in the simulation at $500000 you are considered to be sophisticated enough to speculate on highly leveraged (20-to-1) commodity futures on crude oil gold silver wheat or corn or Stock Index futures. You can play at Level 1 where no taxes apply to your investment income or capital gains or at higher levels in which you pay taxes. You can configure each game to play in U.S. dollars or one of 18 other currencies (Euro Pound etc.).Many research tools are provided to help you analyze companies and the 70 industry groups in the simulation and learn how the economy and other factors such as commodity prices tax rates and interest rates affect different industries (and the companies in them) and your investments.