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Stock Market Challenge

The MSU Stock Market Challenge is a virtual competition run by the MSU Investment Club. The 6-month challenge is accessible at morgantrading.stocktrak.com. The challenge allows students to invest in financial securities using virtual money and learn about global financial markets, financial assets, and financial literacy. The competition provides student interaction with the industry, leading to career opportunities in the investment field after graduation.

The participants use the Bloomberg Terminals to conduct industry and company analysis and are required to complete the Bloomberg Market Concept Certification.

To support this year's or the upcoming challenge, reach out to the CML Director process your request. 

2021/2022 Winners

  1. Sekai Poles – B.S. Finance, 837.50% return
  2. Zaire Dartis – MBA, 315.46% return
  3. Roshane Miller – B.S Industrial Engineering, 311.69% return

The three winners received prizes of $2,500, $1,500, and, $1,000 respectively.

2020/2021 Winners

    1. Amos Gambrah – Ms. Architecture, 410% return
    2. Mudiaga Odudu – Ms. Architecture, 163% return
    3. Jorge Godoy Gomis – MBA, 28.67% return

    The three winners received prizes of $2,500, $1,500, and, $1,000 respectively.

    2019/2020 Winners

    1. Martin Adu-Boahene, BS Information Systems - 86% Return
    2. Tyler Waugh, BS Finance - 34.70% Return
    3. Charon Edwards, BS Finance - 22.74% Return

    The 3 winners received prizes of $900, $700, and $400 respectively and additional gift cards of $250, $150, and $100 respectively.

    2018/2019 Winners

    1. Joianna Wallace, BS Finance - 14% Return
    2. David Bryant, BS Information Systems - 5% Return
    3. Elizabeth Olusola, BS Finance - 4% Return

    The 3 winners received prizes of $250.00, $150.00, and $100.00, respectively.