FAQ

The Basics : Florida Stock Market Challenge

Q: What is the Florida SMC?

Q: When does this challenge start and end?

Q: I forgot my password and login information and I am unable to login?

Q: How can I change my password?

Q: I want to change a team name, how can I do that?

Q: How do I add more teams to my class?

Q: How can I cancel my account?

Stock Market Basics

Q: What is a Stock?

Q: How does one decide which stock to buy or sell?

Q: What does it mean to "Long" or "Short" a stock or the stock market?

Q: What is a bid/ask?

Q: What is an Investment Portfolio?

Q: What is a Market Order?

Q: What is a Limit Order?

Q: What is a Stop Order?

Q: What is an Open Order?

Q: What is buying power?

Q: What time does the stock market open?

Q: Can I place orders after the market has closed?


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Indices and Commodities ETFs

Symbol Description Last Change
SPY SPDR S&P500 ETF T... SPDR S&P500 ETF Trust Units 193.32 -2.23 (-1.14%)
DIA SPDR DJ Ind Avg T... SPDR DJ Ind Avg Trust Units Series -1- 161.47 -2.20 (-1.34%)
QQQ Pwrsh QQQ SerI Sh... Pwrsh QQQ SerI Shs 102.49 -.90 (-.87%)
GLD SPDR Gold Trust S... SPDR Gold Trust Shs ETF 107.24 -.60 (-.56%)
SLV iShs Silver Tr Sh... iShs Silver Tr Shs 13.94 -.08 (-.57%)
EFA iSh MSCI EAFE Shs... iSh MSCI EAFE Shs 57.80 -1.16 (-1.97%)
USO US Oil Fund Partn... US Oil Fund Partnership Units 15.32 -.02 (-.13%)