STOCK MARKET GAME
Join a contest and compete for prizes, or create your own custom stock market contest for your class, club or friends.
What Is HowTheMarketWorks?
HowTheMarketWorks is the #1 FREE, real-time, streaming stock market game that is used by over 350,000 individuals and 10,000 high school and middle school classes each year. This site has all you need to learn How The Market Works: Quotes, Charts, Wall Street Analyst Ratings, Company News & Financial Statements, Trading Ideas, Videos, Glossaries, Financial Calculators, Lesson Plans and more.
In virtual cash to play
Friends and classmates
100+ videos and tutorials
Trade U.S, Toronto, London, India +
Your very own personal virtual stock exchange
Our simulator performs like a real brokerage account but using virtual money. You can practice trading real stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds using real-time market prices and get the practice you need before trading in real life with your real money! If you are brand new to the stock market and want more help, you can get also take our online stock market course to learn about beginning investing with our Investing 101 Online Course.
- You can practice trading without any risk! This is also known as a Stock Simulation or Fantasy Stock Trading
- Practice trading global stocks, options, and futures, from Toronto, London, India, Mexico, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Australia and other European and Asian markets
- Try our free Real-time Quotes and Charts!
Teachers, Professors, and investment clubs – create your own custom stock market game
Create your own private competition for your class or club. Set the contest dates that work best for your class schedule (have your students trade for one week, one month, one year–whatever works best for you!), choose the initial cash balance, and set other contest rules like commission rates. To get your class started with our free stock market game, just register now and then follow the links to create your own contest.