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Baltimore middle-schoolers learn stock market basics
Baltimore middle-schoolers learn stock market basics

Khyree Desaque, a seventh-grader at Hampden Elementary/Middle School, is learning a skill many adults find foreign — how to trade on the stock market. "He's all in on Sony," said the 12-year-old's father and the school's principal, Khaleel Desaque. "He's a PlayStation fanatic, so I'm not surprised." Desaque is among the students at the school participating in the Stocks in the Future program, which offers students real money as reward for good attendance and grades and teaches them how to invest. Students can buy stock in companies they're familiar with, like video game giant Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola, and Facebook. When they...