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How to: Discovery
How-to: Portfolio Holdings
How to: Activity
How to: Leaderboard
How to: Performance
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How to Trade
How to: use EquitySim to improve your recruitment potential
Fixing Account Errors
My Trade is not being processed
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Stock splits, mergers + acquisitions
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Showcasing your work on EquitySim
Designing a stand-out resume
Preparing for the S+T interview
STAR Structure for Behavioural Interview Questions
Interview Prep: Tell me about yourself
Interview Prep: Pitch me an Investment Idea
Interview Practice - Partner Exercise
Interview Prep: What to wear
2021 Credit-Suisse Investment Challenge
Case Study: 2019 Credit-Suisse Results
What is a Stock?
How to Choose a Stock
Active Trading vs Portfolio Management
How to start testing multiple strategies
What is an ETF?
How to Choose ETFs
What is short selling?
What is a Bond?
What is an Option?
What is Portfolio Management Strategy?
What is Diversification?
What is the Diversification Score?
How to Build a Basic ETF Portfolio
What are asset-classes?
What is Industry Exposure?
What is Geopolitical Exposure?
How to read impact on diversification
What is Volatility?
What is Return?
What is Sharpe Ratio?
How to Improve Sharpe Ratio
How do I measure risk?
What are average excess returns?
What is a good Sharpe Ratio?
Host your own EquitySim Challenge
Can users share an account?
How do I export classroom data?
How do I delete, archive and edit my class?
Challenge Setting Types
How does EquitySim compare to other simulations?
What are Trading Strategies?
What are some basic Financial Vocabulary?
Recording your Strategies and Rationales
What is EquitySim?
Can I undo a trade?
How are prices determined in the simulation?
Why didn't my trade execute immediately?
How do I exchange currency?
Why isn't my ranking showing up?
What are Public Portfolios?
How do I switch between portfolios?
How am I Graded?
Does EquitySim have sample assignments for my curriculum?
How are Options priced in the simulation?
How do I find my daily portfolio change?
How do the Portfolio Emails Work?
Is my data confidential?
How do I delete my account?
How our simulations reflect the real-world
What can I trade on EquitySim?
What is a good rationale?
How to set-up your team
What are the different order types?
Which government bonds can I trade?
Updated by Justin Ling
What is it for? Company pages provide you with basic information that can help you make your investment decisions.
Access the stock page by using the search function in the upper screen. You can find companies by their name or their ticker.
The first number you see is the last price (133.89). This is the price of the last transaction. Besides this, you will see -0.50 (-0.37%). This shows you that the price has dropped $0.50 since yesterday.
BID: 133.88, tells you that there are people willing to buy Apple at $133.88 usd (if you were to sell it would be at this price).
ASK: 133.90, tells you that people are willing to sell Apple at $133.90 usd (if you wanted to buy it would be at this price).
This gives you an understanding of how the price has changed in the past.
We can see that since 2017 Apple has increased significantly in value. From Around $20 in the beginning of 2017 to up to $140 in 2021.
You can move the time slider to change the timeline you are viewing.
Provides you with specific metrics about the company.
Open: This was the first price recorded for this company when the stock market opened today.
High: This was the highest price this company reached today.
Low: This was the lowest price this company reached today.
P/E ratio: Price (How expensive the company is) relative to Earnings (how much money it makes). The higher the P/E ratio the more expensive it is.
Div yield: How much cash you'll earn by holding this company until its next dividend date.
Prev close: The last price recorded for this company with the stock market closed yesterday.
52-wk high: The highest price the company reached in the last 52 weeks.
52-wk low: The lowest price the company reached in the last 52 weeks.
Avg vol (10d): The average number of shares that are traded daily of this company, based on the last 10 days.
Avg vol (50d): The average number of shares that are traded daily of this company, based on the last 50 days.
Dividend date: When you will be paid the dividend yield for this company.