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Fantasy Finance The funding is fake, but the knowledge is real in this online stock market game.

By David Worrell

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Childhood friends Daniel Carroll and Christopher Carlevato both enjoy teaching corporate finance. So last October, they created HedgeStop.com, an online destination for fun and fantasy--with a financial twist.

Visitors to the website can build and manage an imaginary portfolio of stocks. "Our stock market game gives you $50 million to invest," says Carroll, 25, noting that the amount of capital adds to the excitement and adrenaline of picking great stocks.

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