Common questions

Is how the market works real?

Is how the market works real?

HowTheMarketWorks is the #1 FREE, real-time, streaming stock market game that is used by over 350,000 individuals and 10,000 high school and middle school classes each year.

How does market work game?

The purpose of the game is to help teach how the stock market works using virtual money and real stock market statistics. In addition each team is assigned a certain amount of money in the stock market game that they use to invest and make their purchases and decide how much to spend and on which stocks.

How delayed is how the market works?

Most of the orders are filled at real-time prices, but some of the smaller stocks are filled at 15 minute delayed pricing. However, we do provide real-time quotes on the trade page, and all orders on the US exchange will fill in real-time.

Is the stock market game free?

Offered at little to no cost, The Stock Market Gameā„¢ is more than a game. It extends to other educational experiences including: InvestWrite.

Why is Tesla stock dropping?

The electric-car maker’s stock was down likely for two primary reasons: a bearish day for the stock market overall and some comments from Tesla CEO Elon Musk over the weekend about how rolling out self-driving-like features for its vehicle fleet has been more difficult than expected.

What is a good way to stay diversified?

There are three main ways to stay diversified.

  • Time rebalancing. You rebalance yearly, quarterly, or even monthly.
  • Threshold rebalancing. You rebalance when the weight of an asset exceeds your target by a fixed amount perhaps five or ten percentage points.
  • Time-and-threshold rebalancing.

What stocks are going up?


Company Price % Change
PVH PVH Corp 120.58 +15.07%
KSU Kansas City Southern 291.44 +3.84%
HBI HanesBrands Inc 19.23 +2.94%
CTLT Catalent Inc 133.86 +2.62%

How do you win the school stock market game?

Here’s what you do:

  1. Understand that stock market games are different from investing in real life.
  2. Make sure you invest all, or almost all, of your computer money.
  3. Look for stocks that are likely to go up and down a lot.
  4. Don’t be too late.
  5. Check carefully for errors before submitting your trades.

How can I play the stock market with $100?

Our 6 best ways to invest $100 starting today

  1. Start an emergency fund.
  2. Use a micro-investing app or robo-advisor.
  3. Invest in a stock index mutual fund or exchange-traded fund.
  4. Use fractional shares to buy stocks.
  5. Open an IRA.
  6. Put it in your 401(k).

Is there a prize for winning the Stock Market Game?

GRAND PRIZE STOCK MARKET GAME: The new grand prize will be $500 to each of the students on the winning team (max of $2500 per team). The team will also receive a banner. W9 will be required for each student.