Cryptocurrency Trading Has Arrived

One of the most-requested new features in Spring 2018 was cryptocurrency trading, both from students and teachers. You asked and we listened – crypto trading is now available on HowTheMarketWorks!


Cryptocurrencies currently share some of the rules from Stocks, such as the commissions and position limits. However, you can trade cryptos both using a quantity (such as 10 “coins”), or specify a dollar amount (“I want to buy $25,000 worth of Bitcoin”).

If you are creating your own contest, you can choose whether participants can trade cryptocurrencies (we have them turned off by default):

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You can toggle this on or off from your “My Contests” page, and clicking “Edit Contest”.


Happy Trading!

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