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Taking Stock

By From the Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- A team of UMass Lowell Business students has won the University of Massachusetts investment contest, posting earnings that not only beat the competition but outperformed the S&P 500.

With the win, UMass Lowell remains the only champion in the contest's history.

In 2008, teams from the campuses in Lowell, Amherst, Boston and Dartmouth were each given $25,000 in private donations by the UMass Foundation to invest in the stock market for a real-world lesson in fund management. The winner of the Student Managed Fund competition, chosen at the end of each academic year, is selected based on the largest return on investments.

Read the entire story about the Student Managed Fund competition.