Economics Department title

Wall Street Journal Points

  • How many points?
        Two points possible per post with a total of 40 possible points per course.
  • How do I receive the points?
       You write summaries of articles from the Wall Street Journal in your own words.
  • How do I make posts?
        Click on WSJ Summaries in the left column of Bb Econ 201. 
  • How long do the summaries have to be?
    At least 120 words.
  • How do I subscribe and how much is it?
        For a ten week $10 subscription go to .  
  • Do I need a subscription to join the group?
         No, you can use the WSJ newspaper from any library.
  • Does this student subscription include the online and tablet version of the WSJ? Yes
  • How do I receive the newspaper?
        The newspaper will be home delivered five days a week.
  • How do I pay for the newspaper?
        Credit card. 
  • Is it required that I participate in the group?
  • Are there any deadlines?
       Your summaries can be posted at any time during the semester.
  • What about copying and pasting?
        Any copying and pasting from any source will disqualify you from the group. You can copy and paste anything which you composed yourself.
  • Can I use the same newspaper for several posts?
        Yes, you can choose several articles from the same paper.
  • What do I have to include in my post?
        You have to include the name of the article, the author, the date, and page number.
  • Where do I keep tract of my points?
        Your points will be recorded in a column of the grade book within the Econ 201 Bb course.