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What can I put in my MarketBoard display?

The MarketBoard display is one of the fundamental pieces of any Finance Lab. This is an LCD screen that can rotate several financial “widgets” for your classes. The coolest part is that each MarketBoard is fully configurable – you choose what you want displayed!   How does it work? Think of your MarketBoard like a Read More…

Building a $1000 Finance Lab

Cost is the biggest barrier preventing teachers from launching their first lab. Getting quotes from vendors, applying for grants, getting administration approval (on top of planning and running your classes!) puts up a huge wall between your students and the awesome financial literacy resources they deserve. To help break down this barrier, we’ve put together Read More…

How Does The Federal Reserve Impact The Stock Market?

The way the fed manipulates interest rate has a huge impact on all investors. The investor community closely watches the fed.   The Fed is the nation’s bank. Its job is to maintain a healthy financial system and a stable economy. It operates 12 banks across the country. These are the banks to commercial banks. Read More…

How Does Supply and Demand Impact Stock Price?

Stocks are subject to the law of supply and demand just like other product. Stock prices are ever on the move. This movement is the main reason investors or brokers are motivated to trade. Without the rise and fall of stock prices, the stock market would be stagnant. People would find other ways to invest Read More…

High School Personal Finance Labs

Increased emphasis on financial literacy among high school students has lead to greater popularity of Stock-Trak’s high school virtual trading sites. Read this article to learn more!