No cost to teachers or students!
Upcoming Sessions and Deadlines
Registration Dates: August 1 – October 7
Practice Round Dates: August 1 – September 9
Official Challenge Dates: September 12 – November 18
Registration Dates: January 9 – February 24
Practice Round Dates: January 9 – January 27
Official Challenge Dates: January 30 – April 14
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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
Real Time Trading
All trading uses real-time bid/ask prices, so teams get the real investment experience!
Realistic Broker Fees
The simulation includes all transaction costs and broker fees to add every degree of realism
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