The Stock-Trak and optionMONSTER® March Madness Stock Tournament Winner is an Oklahoma State University Student
Stock-Trak and optionMONSTER® announce the national champion of their March Madness Trading Tournament on StockTrak.com.
“There were a total of 7,413 trades placed throughout the 4-week-long tournament and on behalf of Stock-Trak and optionMONSTER®, we want to congratulate all of our participants on such a successful virtual trading competition” said Amy Zeidel, Marketing Coordinator at Stock-Trak, Inc.
Stock-Trak, the leading provider of educational virtual stock market trading websites, and optionMONSTER®, provider of stock market insight and option trade ideas, recognize their national champion of their March Madness Trading Tournament on StockTrak.com.
“Just like the NCAA tournament, our university students battled it out on-court and all-star traders maintained their spot on top of the leader board,” said Amy Zeidel, Marketing Coordinator at Stock-Trak, Inc. “There were a total of 7,413 trades placed throughout the 4-week-long tournament and on behalf of Stock-Trak and optionMONSTER®, we want to congratulate all of our participants on such a successful virtual trading competition”.
Robert Gholson, finance major from Oklahoma State University, was crowned national champion and made the final buzzer shot in the tournament with an overall 352.49% return. As the grand prize winner, Robert will be flying to New York City and will have back-stage access to the filming of CNBC’s Fast Money.
The runners-up were Shane Simbeck from Methuen, Massachusetts, who came in second place, D An Ervin from Carson, California, who came in third, Nolan D. Paranto from the University of New Mexico who came in fourth, and Deepak Suri from the National University of Singapore who claimed fifth place. Stock-Trak plans to run a fall frenzy tournament later in the year to give their university students another fun and interactive stock market simulator platform to practice their trading skills.
StockTrak.com ( http://www.StockTrak.com ) is the #1 portfolio simulation for university finance classes and trading rooms. Stock-Trak is used by over 1,000 professors each year and their 60,000+ students. So far, over 30 universities have taken advantage of Stock-Trak’s university-branded virtual trading websites. Stock-Trak allows professors to customize a trading period for their class by selecting trading dates, initial cash balance, commission structure, position limits, and other trading parameters.
About Stock-Trak, Inc.
Stock-Trak Inc. is the leading provider of stock market simulations, stock market games, and stock trading contests for the high school, university, corporate and consumer markets. Our family of virtual trading and stock market education sites (StockTrak.com, HowTheMarketWorks.com, NationalSMS.com, Investing101.net, Sanebull.com) helps hundreds of thousands of students and adults each year learn how the stock market works and become more confident in their investing decisions. Our robust virtual trading platform can also be customized to meet the needs of banks, brokerages, media companies, and other financial websites to enable them to offer their clients a virtual stock trading experience. Founded in 1990, our virtual trading platforms and websites have helped over 3,000,000 individuals learn about the markets and practice their trading skills.
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