The most popular educational stock market simulation for college students worldwide. Used by over 1,100 professors and 60,000 college students in over 30 countries each year, StockTrak.com allows professors to customize trading parameters for their class and allows students to trade a virtual portfolio of stocks, options, futures, bonds, mutual funds, futures options, and spot contracts from over 20 of the world's exchanges. Students are ranked against their classmates by both portfolio values and by risk-adjusted returns to further emphasize the educational value. Many students report that using StockTrak.com in their college Investment class was the most memorable and beneficial exercise in their entire college career.
The National SMS (Stock Market Simulation) was designed as a high school version of StockTrak.com. The National SMS and its related sites are used by thousands of teachers and their students each year. These sites allow middle and high school students in their math and economics classes to manage a virtual portfolio of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. The SMS brand was the first high school oriented site to include bonds and mutual funds. It was also the first site to force diversification of student portfolios by setting a position limit. It was also the first high school oriented site to include limit and stop orders.
Wall Street Survivor was the first site to feature real-time bid/ask trading, streaming portfolios and rankings, user profiles, blogs, and trade diaries. Since it's launch in 2007, over 600,000 individuals have registered for this free site.
This website was created in 2004 to help people understand how the stock market works. The site quickly became popular because of its ease to use, and it was one of the first FREE sites to allow teachers/professors/groups to create their own trading dates, initial cash balance, and other trading parameters. HowTheMarketWorks.com has been used by over 500,000 individuals since its launch and continues to be a fast growing site.