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Welcome to the SJU Investing Club!

Our Mission

The purpose of the Saint Joseph’s University Investing Club is to provide an opportunity for students of any major interested in investing to learn about and practice trading in a low stakes environment. The club does not trade real dollars and instead “paper trades” with a fictional sum that is “invested” as per real market prices in stocks, bonds, etc. Members of the club meet bi-weekly to vote on buying, selling, or holding certain assets. Dividing into teams, members research specific sectors of the stock market and then pitch their stock ideas to the other members who vote on what decisions to make in the club-wide portfolio. An optional individual competition portion of the club allows members to manage fictional money on their own and attempt to be the most profitable in the club.  We have also developed a comprehensive investing curriculum that can teach even those with no previous experience with financial markets how to invest and participate in the club.

Club Curriculum: Learn Everything You Need About Investing Through Bite Sized Videos and At Your Own Pace!

Volume 1: The Essentials Volume 2: Creating Your Account Volume 3: Advanced Topics (Coming Soon)

Important Dates:

  • Feb. 2nd: Meeting #1 @7:30 pm in MV111

  • Feb. 9th: Workshop #1 featuring Gerald Peters @7:30 pm in MV310

  • Feb. 16th: Meeting #2 @7:30 pm in MV111

  • Feb. 23rd: Workshop #2 featuring Alec Baum from Optionality Trading, @7:30 pm in MV310

  • March 2nd: Meeting #3 @7:30 pm in MV111

Social Media

  • Instagram: @sju_investing_club

Google Calendar Link:

  • Includes all dates of meetings/workshops for the whole fall semester
  • Includes information about what the meeting/workshop will discuss

Google Calendar

Live Portfolio Link:

  • Follow the performance of the club-wide “Group Portfolio” in real-time

Live Portfolio

Badge Tracker Link:

  • View which badges you and other club members have earned

Badge Tracker

Master Portfolio Tracker

  • View the transaction history, past performance, and holdings of the Group Portfolio

Master Portfolio Tracker

Past Meeting Recap:

Interest Meeting (Jan. 26)

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Interest Meeting, we had a great turnout! If you want to be a member of the SJU Investing Club, whether you want to be a partial member or full member, be sure to fill out the Google Form found in your emails! Please email if you have any questions!

Past Newsletters:

June + July 2022 September 2022 (Part 1) September 2022 (Part 2) October 2022 (Part 1) October 2022 (Part 2) November 2022 (Part 1) November 2022 (Part 2) December 2022 (Part 1) December 2022 (Part 2) January 2023 (Part 1) January 2023 (Part 2)

Meet The Executive Board!

Faculty Advisor: Professor Jonathan Adams


Name: Jacob Peifer

Grade: Sophomore

Executive Board Position: President


Finance and Economics


Business Intelligence and Analytics

Campus Involvement:

Co-Op Program, Economics Society, Club Ultimate Frisbee, Club Esports, Haub School of Business Advisory Board

Stock Portfolio:

I swing trade stock options and have a variety of long term holdings!

Name: Joseph Vigliotta

Grade: Junior

Executive Board Position: Vice President

Major(s): International Business

Minor(s): Real Estate Finance

Campus Involvement:

Student Senate

Stock Portfolio:

I am currently in Tesla, Apple, S&P 500, TQQ, NEE, Google, and other long-term stocks! I am also in swing trades, but those change every few weeks.




Name: Chanho Kim

Grade: Junior

Executive Board Position: Treasurer

Major(s): International Business

Minor(s): Business Intelligence

Campus Involvement:

Student Senate, International Business Society

Stock Portfolio:

I prefer long term, but I invest in short term stocks here and there. My favorite stock at the moment is Tesla!






Name: Luca Berenato

Grade: Sophomore

Executive Board Position: Secretary

Major(s): Accounting and Marketing

Minor(s): N/A

Campus Involvement:

Accounting Society, Dean’s Leadership Program, Italian Club

Stock Portfolio:

I’m not really investing in the stock market at the moment, but I have had Apple stock since it split in 2020!


Name: Dylan Flynn

Grade: Sophomore

Executive Board Position: Cheif Investment Officer

Major(s):  Business Intelligence and Analytics, Physics

Minor(s): N/A

Campus Involvement:

Undergraduate Research, Real Estate Society, Campus Ministry, Judo Club, Polish Club

Stock Portfolio:

My portfolio primarily consists of diversified, long-term investments, but a portion of it is dedicated to short-term stocks and options based on technical analysis and a few other factors.



Name: William Mikus

Grade: Freshman

Executive Board Position: Chief Marketing Officer

Major(s): Food Marketing

Minor(s): N/A

Campus Involvement:

American Marketing Association

Stock Portfolio:

I hold a variety of stocks at the moment including Amazon, Exxon, and Apple!