|Publication number||US3058747 A|
|Publication date||Oct 16, 1962|
|Filing date||Apr 3, 1961|
|Priority date||Apr 3, 1961|
|Publication number||US 3058747 A, US 3058747A, US-A-3058747, US3058747 A, US3058747A|
|Inventors||Schorr Jerome, Irving B Nemetsky|
|Original Assignee||Schorr Jerome, Irving B Nemetsky|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Patent Citations (2), Referenced by (15), Classifications (6)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
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RR z sHARs 'i T 26' v I a T 5- 2e 1 L A l INVENTORS F 5, TRvmcaNEMETsKY BY JEROME scHoRR lik vl Y United States Patent Oil-"ice ass n? Patented Get. 16, 1962 3,058,747 STOCK EXCHANGE GAME Irving Nemetslry, 388 Ave. S, and Jerome Schorr, 2410 llewkirk Ave, both of Brooklyn, N.Y. Filed Apr. 3, 1961, Ser. No. 100,429 4 Claims. (Cl. 273-134) This invention concerns a novel stock exchange game.
The game is designed to recreate the conditions which make stocks rise and fall, soar and plunge. The game basically involves buying and selling of stock at a profit. In order to do this the investor-player has to interpret the effects of the business cycle conditions (recession, depression, prosperity, etc.) confronting 'him in the game. The player must also interpret various economic influences such as strikes, taxes, competition, etc., and their effects on the fortunes of the industries represented in the game. Players may follow a conservative investment program by buying certain stocks designated as conservative. The investor can follow a more aggressive investment policy, one involving greater risk of their capital but oflering greater potential capital gains by buying stocks designated as growth stocks. Other stocks designated as speculative involve greater risks and otter still greater chances of financial gain. At the end of the game, the winner will be the player who has amassed the greatest wealth through his investments, or is the one who first reaches a predetermined goal of capital accumulation.
It is therefore one object of the invention to provide a game in which several players are provided with a game board on which appears a ticker tape trail along which they move their playing pieces, the shape of the trail indicating prevailing economic conditions.
Another object is to provide a game of the character described in which the game board has difierently colored and differently color shaded areas along the trail indicating different stages in an economic trend.
A further object is to provide a stock investment game in which players have opportunities to buy on margin; become Stockbrokers; buy and sell stock .:in accordance with prevailing economic indicators and economic conditions; observe changes in stock quotations; enjoy stock splits; receive dividends and generally follow procedures closely simulating actual trading in stocks on a stock exchange.
Still another object is to provide a game of the character described wherein there is provided a stock price indicator with diflerent prices indicated at diflerent areas corresponding to diflerent economic conditions such as Stimulation, Recovery, Prosperity, Inflation, Recession, Indecision, Depression and Stabilization, the indicator having a rotatable dial with a plurality of windows each representing a different point in a business cycle for selecting a quotation on the indicator according to the prevailing economic condition.
Still another object is to provide a stock investment game in which players are provided with stock exchange sheets each listing all the stocks available for purchase and their past price ranges; and including a chart of stocks price movements in an economic cycle.
For further comprehension of the invention, and of the objects and advantages thereof, reference will be had to the following description and accompanying drawings, and to the appended claims in which the various novel features of the invention are more particularly set forth.
In the accompanying drawings forming a material part of this disclosure:
FIG. 1 is a plan view of a game board employed in playing the game according to the invention.
FIG. 2 is a plan view on an enlarged scale of a portion of the game board taken on line 22 of FIG. 1.
FIG. 3 is a top plan view of a stock price indicator employed in playing the game, portions of the indicator dial being broken away to show parts of the stock price chart underneath the dial.
FIG. 4 is a perspective view of several playing pieces employed in the game.
FIG. 5 is a perspective view of dice used in the game.
FIG. 6 is a plan view of a stock exchange sheet.
FIG. 7 is a plan view of stock certificates employed in the game.
FIG. 8 is a plan view of play money employed in the game.
FIG. 9 is a plan view of several decks of playing cards employed in the game.
Referring first to FIGS. 1 and 2, there is shown a rectangular game board 19 on which is a circular playing area 12. Playing positions designated Red, Blue, Green and Brown are provided for four players at the four sides of the game board. The periphery of the playing area is divided into thirty-two playing spaces designated respectively P1-P32. The start position P1 is designated Ticker Tape position. Positions P1, P5, P9, P13, P17, P21, P25 and P29 are so-called white spaces in each of which is a box 15 containing playing instructions 17. Between the white spaces are arcuate colored areas 16. There are three areas 15 in each colored area 16. All spaces or areas 16* are of the same color but of progressively three darker shades, as follows:
P2light red, P3-medium red, P4-dark red, P6 light brown, P7medium brown, P8dark brown, P10- light brown, P11medium brown, P12dark brown, Pl4light green, P15--medium green, P16-da-rk green, Pl8--light green, P19medium green, P20dark green, P22light blue, P23medium blue, P24-dark blue, P26light blue, P27-medium blue, P28dark blue, P3illight red, P31-medium red, P32dark red.
The several groups 16 of three colored areas 16 each are designated in turn: Stabilization, Stimulation, Recovery, Prosperity, Inflation, Recession, Indecision, Depres- In each of the colored playing positions is a banner 18 containing a legend 20 which may be playing instruetions or a statement of economic conditions. Following are legends 20 designated for the thirty-two playing positions:
P1Dividend Payment, $1 per share.
P2Manufaeturers Association reveals attempt to cut back high inventories of unsold goods.
P3Government adjusts Treasury policies for flexibility in wage rates and prices to increase nations money supply.
P4-Many foreign nations lowering trade barriers against US. goods.
' P5Commission Charge, Pay $1 for each share held.
P6'U.S. exports hit best rate in three years; US. comeback in world market seems under way.
P7Speculation on possible tax cuts reflects current thinking in increasing business activity.
P8Easy money, planned growth, big spending seen as answer by Government in pulling business out of its slow-down.
P9-Buy on Margin, $15,000 limit.
P10-Public works projects, lower interest rates, in-
creased employment opportunities keep pace with growth of labor force.
P11Stocks rally after big losses in War scare.
P12Department store trade, increased capital spending for construction, total car sales expected to approach peak selling season.
PIS-Key Stock Move Downward, Draw Stabiliza-tion/ Depression Card.
. prices 40 are all arranged in radial columns.
P14 Business expenditures for research and development heading toward record year.
PIS-Business concerns estimate the G.N.P. will reach record breaking billion dollar rate early next year.
Phi-Sales and operating rates highest for year-cited as continuing measure of industries health.
P17Stock Exchange Closed, Orders Barred.
P18-Automobile sales, building boom and steel production reach record peak. Values in stock market zoom.
P19-Advancing wage costs in excess of increased pro ductivity results in rising prices and higher cost of living.
P20-Excessive union demands puts for government intervention.
P21-P-ay Government Tax-$100.
P22-Hea'vy construction contract awards and steel production bogged down. Price increases likely.
P23-Rising inventories and falling price of equities concern manufacturers over background of tight money and rising costs.
P24-U.S. market position worsening asirnports increase astonishingly while exports suffer.
P25--Stock Values Rise-Receive $300.
P26SqueeZe on profits cause manufacturers to cut back investments and employment.
P27-Net earnings for major industries reflect continuing spiral of. labor costs; will be lowest ever for past 'three decades.
P28-Rea1 estate booms overspread country; installment buying causing millions to spend beyond their means.
P29Trading aggressive, Draw Prosperity/ Inflation card.
renewed pressure -P30-Government bank attempts to restrict District bank credits to stem the flood of speculation. P31-Gold suspended; securities tumble as state an municipal debts pile up. P32-President orders 4-day bank holiday, puts embargo on gold.
At each side of the 'board radially inward of the circle of playing positions are four rectangles 25 in each of which is to be placed a deck of playing cards 26. There are four decks 26 26*, 26, 26 of playing cards 26 as indicated in FIG. 9. The backs 26' of the cards of each deck are diflerently colored to correspond with the several playing positions: blue, green, brown and red, and the cards in the decks have difierent shades of color. Faces 29 of the cards have difierent playing instructions 28 marked thereon. .The decks of cards are placed within the rectangles 25, face downward, with each rectangle 25 having the cards having the assigned color for that side of board 10.
At the center of board 10 is a square 30 in which is to be placed a stock price indicator 33. This indicator is shown to best advantage in FIG. 3.
The indicator includes a rectangular base 34 on which is marked a circular array of twenty different stock symbols 36. Each symbol is repeated twice appearing on both the left side (green-brown corners 41) and the right side (blue-red corners 43). An annular chart 38 containing 480 stockprices 40 is marked on the base within the circle of stock symbols 36. There are twentyfour prices for each stock, twelve on each half of the chart 38. The prices are arranged in a series of twelve concentric rings 39. Halt of the inner six rings on the left 'side are colored brown. Half of the outer six rings on the left side are colored green. inner six rings on the right side are colored red. Half of the outer six rings on the right side are colored blue. The corner 41, 43 are colored correspondingly. The Over the base board 34 and rotatably held by an eyelet 42 is a circular dial 44. The dial has twelve windows 46 cut 'out to expose prices 40 in the twelve rings, respectively, on the chart 38. Each of the twelve windows is spaced a difierent distance radially from edge of the dial and 4 each has a ditferent marking 48 indicating two different points in an economic cycle as follows:
Stabilization III/Stimulation I Stabilization II/Stimulation II Stabilization I/Stimulation III Depression III/Recovery I Depression II/Recovery II Depression I/Recovery III Indecision, III/ Prosperity I Indecision II/Prosperity II Indecision I/Prosperi-ty III Recession III/Inflation I Recession H/Inflation II Recession I/Inflation III The left side of the indicator (green and brown marked corners 41) has prices for Stimulation, Recovery, Prosperity and Inflation conditions. The right side of the indicator (blue and red marked corners 43) has prices for Recession, Indecision, Depression and Stabilization conditions.
Each player will be provided with a difierently colored pyramid 50 shown in FIG. 4,'which is used as a playing piece. A pair of dice 52 shown in FIG. 5 is also provided for rolling by the players to determine the number of spaces on game board 10 over which a playing piece 50 is to be moved.
Simulated stock certificates shown in FIG. 7 are provided. The certificates are divided into three groups designated Growth Stocks, Speculative Stocks and Conservative Stocks. There are twenty listed stocks each of which has a symbol 36 marked thereon corresponding to the symbols 36 appearing on indicator 33. Each listed stock has 1000 shares. Each of the stock certificates has an indication 62 of the number of shares it represents. The stocks are:
Growth Stocksten industries-five stock certificates each; 200 shares in each certificate;
Speculative Stocksseven industries; five stock certificates each; 200 shares in each certificate;
' Conservative Stocks-three industries; ten stock certifi- Half of the a cates each; 100 shares in each certificate.
Play money 70 shown in FIG. 8 is marked with different denominations 72 for use in the game. There are provided-bills in $10,000, $5,000, $1,000, $500, $100 and $50 denominations.
A stock record sheet is provided for each player to serve as a guide in playing. The sheet has a list 82 of all the twenty industries identified as Conservative, Growth and Speculative. The sheet lists the assigned stock symbols 36, sales in 100s, price range high and low in the last economic cycle, and net change in columns 84-88, respectively. The chart also has a graph indicating by vertical lines 89 price ranges of stocks sold in the stock market for each of twenty-four consecutive time periods in an economic cycle. Closing prices are indicated by cross lines 91. The time periods are divided into groups Pi-T8 as follows:
T1Recession T2-Indecision T3-Depression T4Stabilization TS-Stimulation T6Recovery T7--Prosperity T8Inflation In preparation for the game, the four decks of cards 26 are distributed as follows in the rectangles 25, which are marked with particular economic cycle conditions 27:
Green deck 26 in rectangle marked Prosperity/Inflation;
Blue deck 25 in rectangle marked Recession/Indecision.
The stock price indicator 33 is placed in the center square 30 with dial 44 upward, green-brown corners to the left. Each player is given $25,000 of play money 70 in numbers and denominations as follows: One$10,000; two-$5,000; four-$l,000; one$500; four$l00; two$50. Each player is also given a stock exchange record sheet 8%, and is given or selects a colored playing piece 50. The players roll the dice to determine start of play. The player rolling the highest number starts the play and other players follow in turn clockwise to the left.
To play the game, each player in turn starts from Ticker Tape position P1. He throws or rolls dice 52 to determine thereby the number of spaces along the ticker tape playing piece 50 is to be moved. After throwing the dice the player moves his piece 50 from position Pi the number of spaces or areas indicated by the dice. This will locate his playing piece in either a white space or box or a shaded colored area 16 If the player lands on a white box 15 he follows the directions 17 contained therein. If the player lands on a shaded colored area 16 he may if he wishes either buy or sell any one of the twenty stocks listed on the sheet 80. He may elect neither to buy nor to sell until his next turn. The player may buy or sell up to 1,000 shares of any one listed stock he selects, with the following limitations:
A. Conservative stocks can only be bought or sold in blocks of 100 shares.
B. Growth and Speculative stocks can only be bought or sold in blocks of 200 shares.
C. Players cannot sell short; i.e., they cannot sell what they do not own.
D. The number of shares a player may buy is limited to the number of shares remaining unsold on the exchange.
E. Players can only buy or sell one stock each time they roll the dice.
If a player decides to buy or sell a stock, he must announce which stock he wishes to buy or sell and the number of shares involved. The player will then use the stock price indicator 33 to determine the price he must pay or will receive for the stock he is buying or selling. For example, suppose a player lands on the position P18 which is the light green area Inflation I, and the player decides to buy cosmetic stock (COS). The player will turn dial 44 until the window 46 marked Recession III/Inflation I faces the stock ticker symbol COS on the left side of the indicator (green and brown corners 41). If the player had landed instead on position P24, which is the dark blue area of Recession, he would have turned the dial 44 until it faces the symbol COS on the right side of the indicator (blue and red corners 43). The number "65 appearing in the selected window 46 is the dollar price at which the stock selected is to be sold; see FIG. 3 where this setting of the dial 44 appears.
The indicia on the position or section of the playing area 12 on which the playing piece 50 lands after the throw of the dice 52 determines the particular window 46 to be used to find the stock price. For instance, in the example given above, the playing piece 50 landed on the section With the word Inflation thereon, on the light green area thereof which is marked I. Accordingly, the window on the dial 44 marked Inflation I must be brought to the symbol of the stock the player desires to buy or sell, to wit, cosmetic stock (COS) on the left-hand side of the indicator (green and brown corners 41) because the playing piece landed on the green area of the section marked Inflation.
If the players piece has landed on any shaded color area 16 (light red, for example) and if the color of the uppermost card in the same color deck (25*) is of the same shade of color (light red) the player will have to draw that card after he has bought or sold his selected stock or elected not to buy or sell any stock. The player will then follow the instructions on the drawn card and return the card face down to the bottom of the deck from which it was drawn. The player will also follow the instructions contained in banner 18 at that piece position. Then the next player starts his turn by rolling the dice to repeat the playing procedure described.
It will be noted that the wavy or undulating ticker tape path starting from the Ticker Tape position passes through positions denoting diflerent prevailing market or economic conditions for each stage of an economic trend. Each economic trend clearly indicated by a colored area 16 is divided into three differently shaded parts 1 .6 designated 1, II and III denoting the following:
I-Light shadeearly stage of a trend; HMedium shademiddle stage of a trend; Iii-[)ark shade--peak or last stage of a trend.
All of the designated trends on the game board 10 reflect actual economic trends that the economy may pass through. The declines and advances of the stock market are dependent on the trend the economy is in at any time. Each trend flows into and emerges as another trend according to rumors or economic conditions that afiect investment of the players capital. As the investor-player advances from one trend to another, the decision to buy or sell should be determined not only by the trend he is in but also by the trend he anticipates he will be in on his next turn to roll the dice.
Commission charges.-All commission charges resulting from an investor-players landing at position P5 or from an instruction to pay will be paid to a bank designated the Wall Street Stock Exchange Bank, until such time as any player becomes The Broker, then The Broker will collect the commission charges.
The Broker. At any time during the game an investor-player may purchase a seat on the Wall Street Stock Exchange for $50,000 which he will pay to the Wall Street Exchange Bank. He is then called The Broker and is entitled to all commission charges resulting from any of the other players landing their playing pieces on the commission charge box P5 or otherwise required to pay commissions. He also receives a commission charge of $1 for every share of stock bought or sold while he is The Broker. There can only be one Broker in the game at a time. If The Broker decides to vacate his seat, he may either sell it back to the Bank for $50,- 000 or to one of the other players at any higher price upon negotiation. During the time there is no Broker in the game each player acts as his own Broker in the sale and purchase of stock. While the player has a seat on the exchange as The Broker he may still engage in the purchase and sale of stock as when he was an ordinary investor-player.
The Wall Street Exchange Bank.-Al1 money resulting from the sale of stock or increased value of stock will be paid to the investor-players by the Bank. All money resulting from the purchase of stock or decreased value of stock will be paid by the investor-players to the Bank. All taxes paid according to instructions on the board or cards will be paid to the Bank. All taxes will be paid to the Bank. The Bank pays out the $1 dividend designated at position P1, to each player as he passes this position.
The players should refer to their Wall Street Exchange Sheet as a guide in deciding market action to be taken. The players can note in the top half of the sheet on graph how stock prices are affected by changes in the business cycle. In the lower part of the sheet they can note the price ranges through which each stock has passed, its high and low points and net change.
Stock Splirs.1f no shares of stock are available at the time a stock split occurs, the investor-player must accept cash from the Bank according to the indication of the stock price indicator 33 for the economic period in which his piece 50 is located.
Bankruptcy.--When a player owes more than he can pay he is considered bankrupt and must retire from the game. All cash and stock held by this player are used to offset his debts to a player or players or to the Bank. If a player buys more stock that he can pay for, even after converting all of his stock into cash as per the stock price indicator 33, he is considered bankrupt and retires from the game.
End of the Game.The game may end in any of three alternative ways:
A. At the expiration of a time limit set before starting of play. The player who is then the wealthiest in stock and cash is the Winner.
B. When any one of the players accumulates $1,000,- 000 in. cash and/ or stock. He is then designated a Financier, and is the winner.
C. When two or more players become bankrupt, the player who is then the wealthiest in cash and/or stock is the winner.
In order to determine the value of stocks held at the end of the game, all stocks are then priced at that indicated for Prosperity III (dark green) on indicator 33.
The game, in addition to its entertainment values, is also instructive to players in economics, stock transaction techniques, stock market activities, etc.
Although particular colors, legends, stock prices, etc.,
in disclosed and that various changes and modifications may be made within the scope of the invention as defined in the appended claims.
Having thus described our invention, what we claim as new, and desire to secure by United States Letters Patent is:
1. A stock exchange investment game, comprising a game board having a circular path thereon divided into white and differently colored areas for moving playing pieces thereover, each of said colored areas being divided into a series of contiguous areas having progressively darker shades of the same color, each of said colored areas being indicative of a stage in an economic cycle; a stock price selector on said board, said selector including a base having a plurality of concentric rings, each of said rings having thereon a series of numerals indicative of stock prices, a circular dial rotatably mounted on said base, said dial having a plurality of windows respectively 7 spaced greater distances from the center of rotation of the dial, each window exposing one of the numerals of one of the rings at each position of the dial on said base, and a plurality of decks of cards on the board, the cards in each deck having backs of the same color but dilferent shades thereof, the colors of the backs of the cards in the several decks being different, the shades of color of the backs of the cards corresponding to the shades of said contiguous areas on the game board.
2. A stock exchange investment game, comprising a game board having a circular path thereon divided into white and differently colored areas for moving playing pieces thereover, each of said colored areas being divided into a series of contiguous areas having progressively darker shades of the same color, each of said colored areas being indicative of a stage in an economic cycle; a stock price selector on said board, said selector including a base having a plurality of concentric rings, each of said rings having thereon a series of numerals indicative of stock prices, a circular dial rotatably mounted on said base, said dial having a plurality of windows respectively spaced greater distances from the center of rotation of the dial, each window exposing one of the numerals of one of the rings at each position ofthe dial on said base, and a plurality of decks of cards on the board, the cards in each deck having backs ofthe same color but different shades thereof, the colors of the backs of the cards in the several decks'being differenathe shades of color of the backs of the cards corresponding to the shades of said contiguous areas on the game board, each of said cards having a front face bearing'an instruction for playing the game. r
3. A stock exchange investment game, comprising a game board having a circular path thereon divided into white and differently colored areas for moving playing pieces thereover, each of said colored areas being divided into a series of contiguous areas having progressively darker shades of the same color, each of said colored areas being indicative of a stage in an economic cycle; a stock price selector on said board, said selector including a base having a plurality of concentric rings, each of said rings having thereon a series of numerals indicative of stock prices, a circular dial rotatably mounted on said base, said dial having a plurality of windows respectively spaced greater distances from the center of rotation of the dial, each window exposing one of the numerals of one of the rings at each position of the dial on said base, and a plurality of decks of cards on the board, the cards in each deck having backs of the same color but difierent shades thereof, the colors of the backs of the cards in the several decks being different, the shades of color of the backs of the'cards corresponding to the shades of said contiguous areas on the game board, there being a series of outlines each adjacent to one of said contiguous areas, each outline containing an instruction relating to the game.
4. A stock exchange investment game, comprising a game board having a circular path thereon divided into white and difierently colored areas 'for moving playing pieces thereover, each of said colored areas being divided into a series of contiguous areas having progressively darker shades of the same color, each or said colored areas being indicative of a stage in an economic cycle; a stock price selector on said board, said selector including a base having a plurality of concentric rings, each of said rings having thereon a series of numerals indicative of stock prices, a circular dial rotatably mounted on said base, said dial having a plurality of windows respectively spaced greater distances from the center of rotation of the dial, each Window exposing one of the numerals of one of the rings at each position of the dial on said base, and a plurality of decks of cards on the board, the cards in each deck having backs of the same color but different shades thereof, the colors of the backs of the cards in the several decks being different, the shades of color of the backs of the cards corresponding to the shades of said contiguous areas on the game board, there being a series of outlines each adjacent to one of said contiguous areas, each outline containing an instruction relating to the game, there being an outline of a box in each white area between each two of said colored areas, with a game instruction in each box.
McGennis Sept. 26, 939 Seale Nov. 6, 1956
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