No cost to teachers or students!

Upcoming Sessions and Deadlines

Fall: September 11 - November 17, 2017

Registration open now!

Students can practice trading before the official start - all portfolios will be reset before the official start date

Spring Session: January 15- March 23, 2018

Registration open now!

Practice session starts November 22

Previous Winners

Winners of Last Semester's Challenge

Other FCEE Challenges

Finance Challenge Econ Challenge Poster Contest

Stock Market Experience Student

How Will Your Students Benefit?

National research shows participation in stock market simulation programs improves test scores in economics, mathematics, and financial literacy.

21st Century Skills gained through the Stock Market Challenge:

  • Economic and personal financial literacy
  • Resource allocation
  • Diversification and investment strategies
  • Critical thinking
  • Data interpretation, analysis and synthesis through use of models and simulations
  • Problem solving
  • Research skills
  • Oral and written communication
  • Public speaking
  • Leadership, teamwork, collaboration
  • Identifying trends and forecasting possibilities
  • Student-led inquiry

Stock Market Simulation Features

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Real Time Trading

All trading uses real-time bid/ask prices, so teams get the real investment experience!

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Realistic Broker Fees

The simulation includes all transaction costs and broker fees to add every degree of realism

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Streaming Rankings

Compare portfolio returns over the past week, month, or the entire competition. Also has rankings by grade level and region!

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Professional Research

Get news, quotes, analyst ratings, historical prices, and option chains for every US security, plus much more industry and market research