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Upcoming Sessions and Deadlines

Fall: September 4, 2018 – November 16, 2018

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018

1st Trade Deadline: October 8, 2018

Early Spring: January 22, 2019- April 12, 2019

Registration deadline: February 15, 2019

1st Trade Deadline: February 22, 2019

Late Spring: February 19, 2019 – May 31, 2019*

Registration Deadline: March 22, 2019

1st Trade Deadline: March 29, 2019

Year Long: September 4, 2018 –May 31, 2019*

Registration Deadline: October 15, 2018

1st Trade Deadline: October 22, 2018

*Yearlong and Late Spring sessions are not eligable for prizes or participation in the Awards Ceremony.

The Mentored Investment Challenge: September 24– November 16, 2018

See https://econlitco.org/mentored-investment-challenge/ for details and to sign up!

Teacher-Mentor training: September 15, 2018

Time and location TBD

Registration Deadline: September 4, 2018

1st Trade Deadline: October 8, 2018

**Limited Spots Available

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 Experience:

  • 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 US Stocks, ETFs, Options, Futures, Spots, and Future Options trade at real-time bid/ask prices for the most realistic simulation possible

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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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More Security Types

Students have the freedom to trade any investment type: stocks, bonds, futures, mutual funds, ETFs, options, currencies, and more

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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