High School Investment Competition

About the Competition

The High School Investment Competition brings real-world investment tactics into the classroom.  Ithaca College School of Business invites high school teams in the northeast to compete in the 4th Annual Investment Competition where students will learn basic principles in the stock market, various sectors, and fundamentals of real-time trading, and the opportunity to win great prizes!

How It Works

Teams composed of 3-6 student members ranging from 10th to 12th grades will receive $500,000 in virtual US dollars will build a portfolio that consists of five to twenty stocks. After their initial investment, teams will have a series of four check-points where they can reallocate their funds.  Portfolios will be scored and posted each week. Early in the competition, teams and their faculty advisors will be invited to the School of Business for a live portfolio performance ranking, tour of facility, including the Trading Room, and opportunity to meet with finance faculty members, students, and Core Trading Consultant members.  At the conclusion of the competition, awards will be given out to the top three earning portfolios.  See complete competition guidelines here.

2016 - 2017 Competition Timeline

Please check back soon for new information regarding this years competition!







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