JA Stock Market Challenge - Junior Achievement of Central Iowa

JA Stock Market Challenge with Career Exploration Hour

When: April 3, 2018
Where: John Deere Financial Conference Center 
stock market challange
 
The JA Stock Market Challenge with Career Exploration Hour presented by CFA Society of Iowa is an exciting, fast-paced competition, which is centered on a software system that simulates a 60-day cycle of the stock market and its function of buying, selling, analysis and risk.  Every 60 seconds represents a day of trading.  The goal of each team (3-4 players) is to accumulate the highest possible net worth in their investment portfolio at the close of trading.  The event is an evening of fun and excitement, where the stakes are high and the competition is fierce.
 
 

Event Schedule

9:00 AM: Students Arrive
9:30 AM: Career Exploration
10:45 AM: JA Stock Market Challenge
Noon: Business Leader Luncheon
 

2018 High School Schedule of Events

 

Need More Information?

For more information about this event, please email Kelly Hogan or call at (515) 279-9602 ext. 219. 
 

Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Email Kelly Hogan or call (515) 279-9602 ext. 219 to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Stock Market Challenge with Career Exploration Hour presented by CFA Society Iowa!

2018 Sponsorship Details

 

Title Sponsor:

cfa iowa

 

Cornerstone Sponsor:

farm bureau financial services          john deere financial         

mid american energy          prairie meadows

emc insurance                  

 

Stock Trader Sponsor:

bankers trust          holmes murphy

imt group          meredith

professional solutions          sammons financial group

kpmg          ita group 

knapp properties           

 

 

 

College Sponsor:

Drake Univiersity

 

High School Inspire Sponsor:

iowa bankers association

 

High School Exploration Sponsor:

cbi foundation          

 

   

 

Team Sponsor:

                                    

 

Thank you to all of our 2018  High School participants

60 teams representing 12 Central Iowa High Schools.
  • ADM HS
  • Ankeny- Centennial HS
  • Ankeny HS
  • APEX (Waukee)
  • Dowling Catholic HS
  • Madrid HS
  • Marshalltown HS
  • Norwalk HS
  • OA-BCIG High School
  • Saydel High School
  • Valley High School

Congratulations to 2017 Champion

Dowling Catholic High School – Team #1

 

Congratulations to 2017 Runner-UP

OA-BCIG

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