Thursday, November 24, 2016

VDM Trading Contest 2017 now live!

As every year in November around Thanksgiving, a new trading contest for the new year: the VDM Trading 2017 contest is now live and open to anyone who wants to participate! It's free to join this game (hosted by MarketWatch) and runs until November 24th 2017. Start with a fictitious $100,000 and see how well you fare in the stock market with this advanced stock trading game! This year there are some slight modifications to the game rules: portfolio's are now public and no limit orders are allowed. Full rules below:


Your portfolio options:



Starting balance for players:
$100,000.00
Commission:
$10.00
Credit Interest Rate:
3.00%
Leverage Debt Interest Rate:
6.00%
Minimum Stock Price:
$2.00
Maximum Stock Price:
$500,000.00
Trading Volume Limit:
1.00%
Short Selling:
Enabled
Margin Trading:
Enabled
Limit Orders:
Disabled
Stop Loss Trades:
Enabled
Partial Share Trading:
Enabled




Symbols Available for Trading

All symbols can be traded
Indexes:
  • S&P 500
  • Dow Jones
  • Nasdaq
  • Nasdaq 2000
Exchanges:
  • AMEX
  • Nasdaq
  • NYSE
  • OTC-BB
Security Types:
  • Public Companies
  • Funds
  • ETFs








The aim of the game is to learn and to have fun. Good luck to all who join!

Disclaimer:

All opinions expressed, trade recommendations/advice on this website are solely of John van der Munnik and are not affiliated with any investment firm or any other organization. You should not make an investment only based using this website VDM Trading for your trading needs without seeking help from your own financial advisor.