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AZ PBL Stock Market Games

Hi everyone we are in week at the halfway point of the inaugural Arizona Phi Beta Lambda “How the Market Works” stock market challenge. Jordan Akana from NAU, is running away with the competition, using a  strategy similar to  “day trading” According Mr. Seth’s  article “10 Steps To  Becoming A Day Trader, “ A day trader actively buys and sells securities, often multiple times during the day, but without carrying any open positions to the next day. All buy/sell positions taken during a trading day are squared-off on the same day before the market closes”. (Seth) I want to share this quote from John Clifton “Jack” Bogle. He is an American investor, business magnate, and philanthropist. He is the founder and retired chief executive of The Vanguard Group “Your success in investing will depend, in part, on your character and… Read the rest
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Arizona PBL Stock Market Challenge

Arizona Phi Beta Lambda Empowering Future Business Leaders! The Arizona PBL Stock Market Challenge January 22,2018 to March 31,2018.  Open to all present and future Arizona PBL members. Arizona Phi Beta Lambda members will explore the fundamentals of personal finance and investing, while competing against their classmates or fellow PBL members. Members work to build and manage an investment portfolio in a real-world scenario. The top five performing portfolios will be awarded at our State Leadership Conference .April 13-14,2018 Its not to late to join in on this value added activity! To join use the link below! http://www.howthemarketworks.com/register/108504  … Read the rest
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Bowling 4 Babies Raffle

Raffle to Benefit the March of Dimes Raffle ends February 10,2018  2:00 pm To buy your raffle tickets contact: Josephine Vidal     josephine_vidal@stu.centralaz.edu Katie Daley             kathyrn_daley@stu.centralaz.edu Mark Creech           mac589@nau.edu… Read the rest
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PBL Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are either offered by FBLA-PBL. PBL Distinguished Business Leader Scholarship This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding PBL members for their activity and involvement in the association. The number of scholarships given depends on yearly contributions to the PBL scholarship fund. Application Receipt Deadline: April 1 Individual Award: Determined by amount collected. Eligibility: Open to PBL members who plan to continue to pursue a postsecondary or postgraduate education. Must be dues-paid members of PBL. Must have achieved the Director, Executive, or President level of the CMAP program. Application Procedure: Each application must be accompanied by a one-page cover letter summarizing PBL, business, leadership, and community activities; a resume outlining PBL activities, educational achievements, etc. and two letters of recommendation—one from a chapter adviser and the other from a business/community leader. Applications must meet all of… Read the rest
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Judges Needed

Still in Need of Judges for the 2018 Regional Conferences! Greetings from the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) – Arizona! FBLA Arizona will be hosting their 2018 Regional Conferences during January and February of 2018. At these conferences, our high school students will be competing in different performance events ranging from Public Speaking and Job Interview to Marketing and Entrepreneurship. In order for these events to happen, we need performance event judges at each of our conferences. That’s where you come in!   We would love to have you volunteer as a judge for one or more of the 2018 Regional Conferences. As a judge, you will use a rubric and instructions provided to either participate in a role play situation or judge a presentation. Lunch and orientation will be provided before the conference(s) begin. The time of these events… Read the rest
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AZ PBL Stock Market Challenge

How The Market Works 2018 Arizona PBL Stock Market Challenge Trading Period: January 17, 2018 to March 31, 2018 Currency: USD Starting Cash: 200,000.00 Commission: 10.00 Arizona Phi Beta Lambda members will explore the fundamentals of personal finance and investing, while competing against their classmates or fellow PBL members. You will form teams with 1-4 members and work together to build and manage an investment portfolio in a real-world scenario. The top three teams and all individuals participating will be recognized at our 2018 State Leadership Conference during opening session. The Conference will be held April 13-14 at Arizona State University. (main Campus) Follow the Link http://www.howthemarketworks.com/register/108504 Good luck to all Arizona PBL teams and please share with your members… Read the rest
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Happy Holidays

Your Arizona Phi Beta Lambda State Officer Team wishes you and your family a happy holiday season. We anticipate great accomplishments in 2018 for Arizona PBL This has been a very good year for Arizona PBL. We placed in  13 events at Anaheim nationals and Mark Creech was re-elected as Western Region Vice President. We added Eastern Arizona College to the Arizona PBL family. Our September local officer training had a record number of attendees. We had 10 members attend the Nola NFLC. Arizona PBL was awarded a certificate for start the most new chapters and Arizona FBLA-PBL collaborated to collect the most food items at all of the NFLC locations. Mark Creech was name 2017 Region 5 ACTE  Business Student of the year. Katie Daley was chosen to serve on the PBL Western Region Action Council. We have had… Read the rest
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Phoenix Children Toy Drive

Arizona PBL third annual toy drive to benefit Phoenix Children hospital  is underway.We encourage all chapters to set up boxes on campus (if permitted) to collect donations. All toys must be new and unwrapped. Last year Arizona PBL collected 160 toys for Phoenix Children Hospital. Our Goal this year is 250 toys. Please contact Nicholas Livengood at nicholas.live10@gmail.com or Mark Creech at mac589@nau.edu to turn in your collected toys. Toy drive ends December 17th 2017 #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Read the rest