Stock-Trak and optionMONSTER® Team Up to Launch The March Madness Trading Tournament

Stock-Trak and optionMONSTER® create an online trading competition to find the top university-student trader.

Washington, DC, March 27, 2014 --( Stock-Trak, the leading provider of educational virtual stock market trading websites, and optionMONSTER®, provider of stock market insight and option trade ideas, are collaborating to run a trading tournament on Stock-Trak’s website.

“It has been a pleasure to align ourselves with optionMONSTER® and to have such a fitting partnership with them for The March Madness Trading Tournament. We are happy to be able to create such an exciting event for our student base and we hope to host similar events in the future,” said Mark T. Brookshire, Founder and CEO of Stock-Trak, Inc.

The March Madness Trading Tournament is designed for college and university students to take part in a real-time stock and option trading. Each participant starts with US $100,000 (virtual money) and has the chance to trade U.S. stocks and options on Each participant has a maximum of 200 trades during the trading period. This 4-week long tournament begins on March 17th and runs until April 11th, 2014.

The top four players of the March Madness Training Tournament will receive prizes. The grand prize winner receives a free trip to New York City covering airfare and hotel, a back stage pass to the filming of CNBC’s Fast Money, and dinner with the CNBC Fast Money personalities. The three runners-up will all receive complimentary access to Open Order Pro, a core subscription service of ( is the #1 portfolio simulation for university finance classes and trading rooms. Stock-Trak is used by over 1,000 professors each year and their 60,000+ students. So far, over 30 universities have taken advantage of Stock-Trak’s university-branded virtual trading websites. Stock-Trak allows professors to customize a trading period for their class by selecting trading dates, initial cash balance, commission structure, position limits, and other trading parameters.

About Stock-Trak, Inc.
Stock-Trak Inc. is the leading provider of stock market simulations, stock market games, and stock trading contests for the high school, university, corporate and consumer markets. Our family of virtual trading and stock market education sites (,,,, helps hundreds of thousands of students and adults each year learn how the stock market works and become more confident in their investing decisions. Our robust virtual trading platform can also be customized to meet the needs of banks, brokerages, media companies, and other financial websites to enable them to offer their clients a virtual stock trading experience. Founded in 1990, our virtual trading platforms and websites have helped over 3,000,000 individuals learn about the markets and practice their trading skills.

Mark Brookshire at (770) 337-7720

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