The Institute
About Us



Virtual Economy

Partners' Tools

Online Resources

This Site


     Contact Us

CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise

One Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave. Suit 2-140).
New York, NY 10010

P: 646-312-4790
F: 646-312-4781

The Leadership Program bridges the gap between academic education and real-world implementation.   Student projects that have successfully grown into real entrepreneurial ventures.   Our Credit Card system allows students around the world to interact virtually.

View Article Details

  California High School Student Wins 2011 Stock Market Competition

Michael Rowe, of Liberty High School in Bakersfield, CA has been named winner of CUNY IVE's Sixth Annual Stock Market Competition. Almost 1000 students participated in the two month-long contest, from around the world. Each student began with a trading budget of $10,000 to invest in the virtual and real stock market using the IVE MarketMaker ( With the economy still struggling and uncertainty in the global marketplace this year's competition had a very surprising ending; the students overcame the unpredictable market, welcomed the challenge, carefully made investment decisions, and successfully increased their trading portfolios.

Michael Rowe grew the value of his portfolio by more than 400 percent. IVE Associate Director, Dr. Christoph Winkler, congratulates Michael and all students on their accomplishments and is already looking forward to next year's competition.

Congratulations to the three winners of the 2010 IVE Stock Market Competition:

  1. Michael Rowe ($20,742.7), Liberty High School, Bakersfield, CA - Prize: 5 tickets to the New York Stock Exchange. Provided by The New York Stock Exchange.
  2. Steven Ferreri ($19,363.8) CUNY School of Professional Studies, NY - Prize: A night in Lake Placid. Courtesy of High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, NY
  3. Brandon Oscarson ($17,264.43) Liberty High School, Bakersfield, CA - Prize: A cruise around Manhattan. Courtesy of The Kimberly Hotel, 145 E. 50th Street, New York, nY 10022.

The top three winners were recognized during the Online Trading Day on May 4th, 2011.

To access the list of the top 50 students click here
Detailed trading statistics can be found on


Bookmark and Share
Posted on 2011-05-16 11:57:26  [ Return to Previous Page ]          

© 2003-2014 The CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise. All Rights Reserved.
[Web] [E-mail] [Phone: 646-312-4790][Fax: 646-312-4781]