• JA Stock Market Challenge

    All of the rush, none of the risk.

    SMC

    November 6, 2014
    6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    Cable Center at the University of Denver

    Three giant screens, frenzied  traders, the latest in technology and 60 days of simulated trading condensed into 80 minutes. JA Stock Market Challenge, a corporate event held in the evening, is fun at its most competitive. For information contact Shawna Robbins at 303-260-6286.  The JA Stock Market Challenge is presented by Great-West Financial and is also supported by AAA Colorado.

    How it works:

    • More than 40 teams of eight  compete to grow their “mock” stock portfolio to the highest overall net worth.
    • Teams are issued $500,000 in mock stock to invest in 26 fictitious companies.
    • Each trading day lasts eighty seconds — two months of trading are condensed into one exciting evening.
    • Onsite traders with PDAs make buying and selling instantaneous. The trading is fast, furious and fun!
    • Periodic news releases and “hot tips” reflect fictitious world events and industry developments, causing stock prices to fluctuate.
    • Participants must be on their toes, constantly reacting to the market’s ups and downs.

    Proceeds from the JA Stock Market Challenge corporate event allow 1,000 local high school students to participate in the student version of this event.

    2012 JA Stock Market Challenge Corporate Event

    Thank you to our event sponsors:

    Great-West Wordmark small use b&waaa

  • VOLUNTEER TODAY
    DonateToday
    Volunteer Today
  • Paolo Diaz , director of K-8 programs for Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc., has made it an annual tradition to visit JA USA headquarters in Colorado Springs to take a photo by the signature JA triangle. This year, Paolo decided to … Continue reading


    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) partners with volunteers and teachers to inspire students to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed and our efforts are paying off!  JA-Rocky Mountain employs an external evaluation consultant to measure our impact … Continue reading


    As a Horace Mann insurance agent, Jerry Glunz works to build business relationships with schools by sponsoring school activities and educating educators about financial matters.  Along the way, Jerry has found time to volunteer with JA. “I heard about JA … Continue reading


  • JA Finance Park JA Finance Park