REMINDER: meeting today at 4 PM in ENT204. See you there! 😊
This is the page for the George Mason Investment Club at GMU. Please like this page if you are interested in investing or are going to George Mason University and want to participate!
Mason Investment Club was founded during the Fall of 2008 by three students, who showed a strong interest in investing. Since then, the GMIC has grown significantly in many aspects. We are consistently aiming in enhancing the member experience and making a lasting impact on the community. In the near future we aim to put together more competition teams, network with local finance organizations and companies, and develop our own fund to better teach our members the fundamentals of investing. The leaders of the Mason Investment Club are also working diligently for more resources to better prepare students for careers in business and finance, and was an integral part in encouraging the school to purchase ten Bloomberg terminals. In the long run, we hope to become a reputable organization not just across the George Mason campus, but nationally as a well-established investment organization. Meeting Times and Locations:
Join our Slack channel at gmuic.slack.com for updates!
REMINDER: meeting today at 4 PM in ENT204. See you there! 😊
REMINDER that the meeting is tonight at 6:00 PM in the Enterprise Atrium! See you there!
FYI - see you next week!
Welcome back, everyone! Come tonight to hear about the speaker and potential jobs/internships coming next week!
Some things we've talked about on our Slack channel include: meetings, companies to possibly watch, classes (Blockchain Technology, or Student-Run Portfolio, anyone?), interviewing tips. Want in?💯🙌📈
Employees stand to make roughly 200 times their original investment.
Is it time to bring home the Bacoin?
Warren Buffett has said cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin will come to a “bad ending.” He probably wasn’t referring to cholesterol.
It's a good day when you get a glimpse of what you could be a part of. #likeaboss #IMF & #WorldBank #SpringMeetings2018
IMF & World Bank Spring Meetings 2018
One of GMIC's goals is to give members opportunities that most don't get to be a part of. This week, some of us are getting the chance to gain a more global view of issues, trends and topics that all play an important role in World Finance and Economies.
Note the change in location! See everyone Thursday!
TONIGHT at 730PM! You won't want to miss out! ;D
We are hosting a Finance Alumni Panel on May 5th at 730PM!! Some of our Panelists are from KPMG, Morgan Stanley, UBS, and a few others. You won't want to miss out!
Save the date for the LAST NETWORKING EVENT OF THE YEAR that GMIC is hosting‼️
All you need to do is fill out a quick form and attach your most recent resume. All details have been sent out by email. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the other E-board members individually.
Finally....introducing our last E-Board member who is our Public Relations chair, Sophia (Me!). I hope you all have been enjoying the content on the GMIC social media pages. It has been a blast managing it and I can't believe it's almost coming to an end. 😭Thank you to all the followers. I hope you continue to stay tuned. You guys are awesome!! 😊
Major: Finance with a minor in Tourism & Events Management
Hometown: Alexandria, VA
Investment experience: I work in financial planning and assist financial advisors with clients' investments.
Favorite stock: UNH
Fun fact: I love dancing 💃🏽 .
What are you hoping to get out of investment club? I wanted to meet other like-minded students that are into investing because you'd be surprised how much you can learn from each other.
GMIC wants to thank MarketStraddle for hosting an event with us and thank you to everyone who stopped by! 😊
Don't forget the MarketStraddle event at 8PM TODAY in room ENGR 1110!! :)
Is the honeymoon period between Wall Street and President Trump over?
The stock market suffered its biggest losses of 2017 and worst day since October. Wall Street seems worried that all the hope tied to the Trump presidency is starting to fade. Reality is settling in. Changes in Washington won't come easy.
*ANNOUNCEMENT - ROOM CHANGE*
The event taking place with MarketStraddle will now be located in ENGR 1110 (Nguyen Engineering 1110)! It's still on March 23 at 8PM.
See you there! 😊
GMIC is excited to be hosting an event with MarketStraddle! MarketStraddle will be giving us a hands-on presentation on how to use their cool finance platform for trading stocks [founded by MIT and Cornell alum]. They will also be discussing some great internship opportunities for the future. You won't want to miss out! 😃💰📈
Introducing Vishal, our Secretary (aka COO), who is known to be pretty smooth with words📝"Work hard, play hard" are words this guy lives by. His friends would describe him as spontaneous, clever, and friendly. You will never have a dull moment with him around! 😜
Major: ISOM/ Finance Double major; minor in Econ and concentration in MIS
Hometown: Queens, NYC
Investment experience: managed own portfolio for five years
Favorite stock: CHK and STML
Fave trading strategy: swing trading
Fun fact: I used to be a club promoter.
What are you hoping to get out of investment club? To teach and learn new finance trading strategies.
Wealth is something we all desire, but the question is how do we go about acquiring that? First step is realizing your potential through your career with your skills. Then you have to continue INVESTING IN YOURSELF whether through books, education, or your own job. Afterwards, you'll figure out a way to make your career THE ENGINE OF YOUR WEALTH! 😏💰🙏🏽
Introducing our amazing Treasurer, Issa!! Most people say he has one of the most contagious smiles/laugh. If you ever have a bad day, he knows how to turn that frown upside down :) No picture does his smile justice so you might as well check out our meetings and meet him in person 😃 We are so lucky to have him as part of our E-board!
Hometown: Manassas Park
Investment Experience: 3+ years
Favorite Stock: CBRE GROUP (CBG)
Favorite Trading Strategy: Long term/Value investing
Fun Fact: I used to DJ
What are you hoping to get out of Investment Club?: Help teach younger students about investing
Expand your knowledge beyond classes and gain fresh inspiration✨Try out some of GMIC's Top 10 Book Picks!
Feel free to comment if you have other great book suggestions. :)
25 Things To Know About Investing By Age 25
It's a solid start.
Little habits to keep in mind 👌🏽
Practicing little daily habits can directly contribute to the longevity of your success as an entrepreneur.
Introducing our Vice President, Rayan! His latest venture is Airposted, which he founded and is currently the CEO. Airposted is an open platform where buyers can shop for goods anywhere and have it shipped by a traveler who is already heading that way to avoid shipping costs. If you are interested to find out more, head over to the site:
Graduating Year: 2017 Summer
Major: Management, BS
Hometown: Woodbridge, VA
Investment Experience: started from 2013, first year at college
Favorite Stock: BABA (Alibaba), FB (Facebook)
Favorite Trading Strategy: Never lose money (short and long I do both)
Fun Fact: I never lost 1 penny trading Alibaba, made over 10K in profit since their IPO in Sep 2014
What are you hoping to get out of Investment Club?: Know more similar minded people who love investing
Even though reputation is intangible, it is a valuable asset for any business. It will be fatal to any business's success if reputation is overlooked. A positive reputation of a company takes time to build but it will create a sustainable competitive advantage and more added value. 💰
We are happy to introduce Senay, our lovely President of GMIC! You can usually find Senay in Fenwick most days of the week. If you're looking to talk to someone about economics...he's your go-to guy. We know he will continue doing amazing things for this club!🤗
Major: Accounting (The Language of Business)
Hometown: Asmara, Eritrea.
Investment Experience: Two years +
Favorite Stock: FB, TSLA, NFLX, QCOM"
Favorite Trading Strategy: Day trading
Fun Fact: Can Speak three and half languages.
What are you hoping to get out of Investment Club?: Connection, to learn more about investing, and share the knowledge I have with interested people.
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GMIC held the Bloomberg Terminal Workshop yesterday! It was a lot of fun discovering what Bloomberg has to offer. Thanks to everyone that came out! Stay tuned for other upcoming events 😊
We are excited to be holding a 30 minute demonstration at 630PM in Enterprise 278 (Bloomberg Terminal) on how to use Bloomberg! Bloomberg is used by the majority in finance because it helps monitor, analyze the markets, and so much more! Hope to see you there! :)
Here's a great article that goes over some cool and useful functions of Bloomberg!
For all the fans of Yahoo! Finance, here's a screenshot of the Dow Jones right now. 📈💲
DOW JONES breaks 20K and global stocks hit a 19 month high!
The Dow Jones smashed the landmark 20,000 barrier for the first time ever this afternoon as optimism about Trump’s pro-growth policies boosted financial markets.
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