How-to: Company Pages
How to: Discovery
How-to: Portfolio Holdings
How to: Activity
How to: Leaderboard
How to: Performance
How to: Challenges
How to Trade
What are some basic Financial Vocabulary?
How to get recruited using EquitySim
Fixing Account Errors
My Trade is not being processed
An investment in my portfolio is showing up as $0
Stock splits, mergers + acquisitions
I can't find a specific investment
I can't sign-up
My credit card is being declined
What is a Stock?
How to Choose a Stock
Active Trading vs Portfolio Management
How to start testing multiple strategies
What is Portfolio Management Strategy?
How to Build a Basic ETF Portfolio
What is an ETF?
How to Choose ETFs
What is a Bond?
What is an Option?
What are Trading Strategies?
What is short selling?
Understanding Metrics / Data
What is Diversification?
What is the Diversification Score?
What are asset-classes?
What is Geopolitical Exposure?
What is Industry Diversification?
What is Geographical Diversification?
What is Industry Exposure?
How do I read the Diversification Radar Chart?
How to read impact on diversification
What is a good Sharpe Ratio?
What is Sharpe Ratio?
What are average excess returns?
How to Improve Sharpe Ratio
How do I measure risk?
What is Return?
What is Volatility?
Credit-Suisse Investment Challenge
Recording your Strategies and Rationales
Showcasing your work on EquitySim
Adding structure to your interview answers
Preparing for the interview
Preparing for the Sales + Trading Interview
Credit-Suisse: 2019 Case Study
2019 Credit Suisse Investment Challenge [Fall]
2020 Credit Suisse Investment Challenge [Fall]
2020 Credit Suisse Investment Challenge [Summer]
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 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?
You've put significant work into your learnings on EquitySim. We've developed a way for you to showcase your work to generate connections and potential job opportunities.
For each of your portfolios you can turn on the "Live" function, which generates a link to your portfolio as it changes.
How to get your Live Portfolio Link:
1) Click Edit under your settings:
2) Make the portfolio 'public,' and you can copy and paste this link in your resume.
3) Copy and Paste the link into your browser to view:
Sharing your Portfolio on Social Media:
Linkedin: Highlight your experience and get spotted by recruiters
Twitter / Instagram: Take a screen shot of you portfolio (like I've done above), post it with the link and these hashtags: #equitysim #beyondtheresume
We're also encouraging employers to use those hashtags to scout for talent.
Adding your EquitySim Experience to your Resume:
There are many employable skills that you put to the test while using EquitySim. Framed in the right way this can be a great showcase piece on your resume. Especially if you've joined a sponsored challenge.
We've designed a template to showcase your EquitySim experience.
Here's a sample:
You can use the same template, just change what's in red, and the portfolio link.
Note: Make sure you hyperlink your Public Portfolio.
Check out this guide for more resources on how to build your resume:
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