Challenge Day Schedule 2017
Magnetar Academy Team Challenge
(subject to change)
9:00 am Students begin arriving for check-in.
10:00 am Teams are introduced and the Challenge begins.
10:10 am Financial Literacy Competition hosted by Derrick Young, CBS 2 Chicago Reporter
10:45 am Remarks from Kurt Summers, City of Chicago Treasurer
11:00 am First Round
Economic indicators delivered and students build their
$100,000 portfolio and re-balance throughout the round.
12:20 pm Leaders of first round are announced.
12:25 pm Keynote Speaker: Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Grammy-winning artist and songwriter
& lunch break
1:20 pm Second Round
Bonus cash earned during Financial Literacy Competition
is added to portfolio balance. Trading resumes.
2:20 pm Final Closing Bell and Awards Ceremony
2:45 pm Event concludes.