School builds simulation of stock market trading floor on campus

06/4/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

The country's economic recession has led to greater scrutiny of schools' financial-literacy courses, and one Massachusetts boarding school has gone so far as to build a mock stock market trading floor on campus. "Students can use state-of-the-art financial-markets software to learn to research, analyze, and decipher patterns in the context of a financial trading environment," according to the school.

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