Trading Competitions

Trading competitions organized, sponsored or hosted in part by Dr. Karagozoglu’s efforts as well as the ones his students participated are listed on this page.

NYMEX/CME Group Commodities Challenge

2007 NYMEX Commodities Challenge

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Students in Dr. Karagozoglu’s graduate Futures Markets course, took the top four places and six of the top 10 spots in the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) simulated trading competition on Friday, April 27, 2007 . Their success is covered by Newsday in an article on May 14, 2007.

2008 NYMEX Commodities Challenge

Hofstra University HQT-Hofstra Quants & Traders, Columbia University SIPA Energy Association and University of Houston Bauer Finance Association sponsored the 2008 NYMEX Commodities Challenge together with the New York Mercantile Exchange and CQG. Hofstra’s Quants & Traders and Columbia ’s Energy Association co-hosted the Northeast Open Outcry Competition at the NYMEX trading floor in New York City on Friday April 11, 2008.

2009 CME Group Commodities Challenge

Video Album @ Vimeo

Hofstra University HQT-Hofstra Quants & Traders, Columbia University SIPA Energy Association and University of Houston Bauer Finance Association sponsored the 2009 CME Group Commodities Challenge together with the CME Group/New York Mercantile Exchange and CQG. Hofstra’s Quants & Traders and Columbia ’s Energy Association co-hosted the New York Open Outcry Competition at the NYMEX trading floor in New York City on Friday March 13, 2009.

2010 CME Group Commodities Challenge

Video Album @ Vimeo

Hofstra University HQT-Hofstra Quants & Traders, Columbia University SIPA Energy Association and CME Group co-hosted the New York Open Outcry Competition at the NYMEX/CME trading floor in New York City on Friday April 16, 2010.

2011 CME Group Commodities Challenge

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Hofstra University HQT-Hofstra Quants & Traders, Columbia University SIPA Energy Association and CME Group co-hosted the New York Open Outcry Competition at the NYMEX/CME trading floor in New York City on Friday April 15, 2011.

Hofstra-NYMEX Commodities Challenge for High Schools

Video Album @ VimeoDr. Karagozoglu was one of the organizers of the Hofstra-NYMEX Commodities Challenge for High Schools which was held on January 4th and 11th, 2008 in the Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room. NYMEX Commodities Challenge for High Schools is an innovative program developed by Hofstra University and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) to introduce high school students to the exciting world of commodities markets and their impact on the economy and investments.

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