Portfolio Competition

 Begins: January 21 2014                 Ends: April 18 2014


The Wall Street Trading Room will be sponsoring “The Hawk Portfolio Competition.”  This competition gives participants an opportunity to learn about investing in a fun, risk-free way. Students will be able to take full advantage of the many resources at the university including the Wall Street Trading Room. Only students and employees at Saint Joseph’s University are eligible to play.


A T-shirt for students with the best 10 portfolios
$100 for First Place in the $20,000 limit competition
$50 for Second Place in the $20,000 limit competition

How to Sign Up for the Competition

Go to http://www.marketwatch.com/game/sjuspring2014-20000
Password for this game: hawkspring2014-20000
Click on the ‘Join Now ‘ button to get started.

Use an id so that we can identify you in determining the top 10 winners.
If you are a new user, follow the link for a free account.
Follow the instructions to buy, sell, or short sell stocks

Game Rules
Starting cash equity: $200,000.  You can leverage your equity 2:1.
Transaction costs: $10.00
Minimum price per share: $5
Only stock purchases and short sales are available.
Why Play
Win a T-shirt
Apply what you learn
Exciting, risk-free way to start learning about investing
Learn to use powerful research tools available in the Wall Street Trade Room

Best of luck!