Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
NYSE Euronext hosted the Traders Trophy Worldwide 2nd U.S. Competition at the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, Best Student Trader of the USA rang The Closing BellSM.
30 students were selected from five of the top U.S. universities to participate in the Traders Trophy Worldwide U.S Finals competition: NYU, Cornell, Columbia, UPenn and Georgetown. The winner, named the "Best Student Trader of the U.S.A." and a wild card alternate will travel to the Netherlands in April 2012 to compete at the Amsterdam NYSE Euronext with the winners from over 20 other countries to be named the "Best Student Trader of the World."
The 2011 Traders Trophy Worldwide is a competition in trading of financial instruments and has been running since 2007. The Traders Trophy is now in its second year in the USA. Andrew Miller, Senior Partner of Oxyor, one of the co-sponsors of the competition, hosted.
Background on Traders Trophy Worldwide:
The United States Traders Trophy is sponsored by Barclays Capital, NYSE Euronext and the international financial training company Oxyor and is one of the 20 national competitions which together constitute the Traders Trophy Worldwide. The simulation developed by Oxyor, is based on real life data and creates an environment that is almost identical to that of a trading room. Students from five different universities competed in qualifying rounds to be named finalists and have the opportunity to compete for the title. Please log on to www.traderstrophy.com for more information about Traders Trophy.