Category Archives: Using HTMW

Videos, tutorials, and guides for using HowTheMarketWorks.com

Trade Notes – Justify Your Trades

HowTheMarketWorks is all about education – we want students to learn about investing and personal finance by managing their virtual portfolio with carefully-selected trades. How It Works Every time your students place a trade, they will be prompted to enter their “Trade Notes” – a short sentence mentioning why they are placing this trade (almost Read More…

Trailing Stops Have Arrived!

If you have ever wanted to protect your portfolio on HowTheMarketWorks from losses, you have definitely used Stop Orders. The biggest downside of stop orders is, of course, the fact that you have to constantly update them as your investments grow to “lock in” your gains… What are Trailing Stop Orders? Trailing Stop orders work Read More…

Creating Assignments On HowTheMarketWorks

Creating Assignments On HowTheMarketWorks Have you ever wanted to make sure your students are following the class, but don’t have the class time to walk them through every step? HowTheMarketWorks has your back! Our Assignments feature makes it easier than ever to keep your personal finance, investing, economics, or social studies class engaged, and keep track of your whole class all in one place!

HowTheMarketWorks Videos

Registration And Site Overview New to HowTheMarketWorks? These videos will give you a great picture of how to get around the site, and how to use some of the most popular features Registration And Site Overview My Portfolio, Open Positions, And Rankings Pages Trading Stocks Trading Mutual Funds Teacher Tools And Research Creating your own Read More…

The Official HTMW User Guide

Hello! This is an A to Z guide on the basics of using How The Market Works. We’ll cover everything you need to know about using our site and all the tools you have at your disposal. Let’s Begin! Registration Whether you’re a student, teacher or just someone looking to learn and practice, everyone starts Read More…

Contest Creation and Administration

Hi! This tutorial will be showing you how to create and customize your own contests, as well as what you’re able to do once you’ve made one. Creating Your Contest Once you’ve registered your account and logged in, the first step is to get to the contest creation page. Find the “Contests!” tab on the Read More…

MGH_InvestmentTrader_Business

McGraw-Hill and Stock-Trak, the leader in educational portfolio simulations, have joined together to offer students that purchase a McGraw-Hill college finance textbook a FREE account at Stock-Trak’s new real-time, streaming stock simulation at HowTheMarketWorks.com, used by over 200,000 students and beginning investors each year! Buying and selling stocks is a fantastic educational experience for students Read More…

Order

An investor’s instructions to a broker or brokerage firm to purchase or sell a security. Orders are typically placed over the phone or online. Orders fall into different available types which allow investors to place restrictions on their orders affecting the price and time at which the order can be executed.