Friday, May 13, 2016

Fall 2016 ETF Global Portfolio Challenge - Registration Opens Monday

Registration for the Fall 2016 ETF Global Portfolio Challenge opens this Monday, May 16th.

Join to learn about investing and to compete for a myriad of exciting prizes!

What: The ETF Global Portfolio Challenge is a semester-long challenge offering college students the opportunity to construct a virtual portfolio utilizing four-to-ten ETFs with an initial balance of $100,000.  Participants compete on the investment performance of their respective virtual portfolios.

Who: While anyone is welcome to participate, to be eligible for the prizes offered in the ETF Global® Portfolio Challenge, you must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a university or college.

Why: The ETF Global Portfolio Challenge offers students a unique, immersive opportunity to learn about investing in ETFs and network with mentors and potential employers from top financial services firms.

The top five winners are awarded an array of cool prizes, including recognition at the ETP Forum during the portfolio challenge Awards Ceremony and networking opportunities with top-players in financial services.

During their experience at the ETP Forum, our inaugural Fall 2015 contest winners were interviewed and featured on Bloomberg's "Bloomberg:  ETF Report" and given a private tour on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  In addition, two of our winners were offered jobs at the ETP Forum!

Where: For more information regarding registration, eligibility, timeline and prizes, please check out the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge website and follow along with @ETF_Global and the hashtag #ETFWizards

When: Registration ends on Friday, September 16th. The performance period begins on Monday, September 19th and ends on Friday, December 2nd.  Winners will be announced on Monday, May 5th.

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