What is the Gilbreath-Reed Career & Technical Center Finance Lab?

The Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center (GRCTC) Finance Lab is a state of the art career center employing the most significant and up-to-date hardware, software and financial classes available.

Students join a growing group of like-minded young men and women interested in earning financial degrees that will set them apart from their peers.

All classes aim to meet rigorous class objectives, including investment competitions, interactive saving and investing scenarios. Students are expected to actively manage an investment portfolio of stocks, bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, commodities, and more.

There are also class rankings showing student’s portfolio performance compared to the rest of the class, and world-class investment research tools built right into the platform.

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Enjoy hands on learning through a unique real world environment of Accounting, Investing and Financial Analysis.


Follow the Finance or Accounting pathway to a meaningful and lucrative business career.


Be well prepared for the business world with real experience when you leave the GRCTC.


Learn “The Language of Business” through automated simulations in Accounting, Financial Analysis and Securities and Investments coursework.

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Real Time Trading

All US Stocks, ETFs, Options, Futures, Spots, and Future Options trade at real-time bid/ask prices for the most realistic simulation possible

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50 Global Exchanges

Over 50 global exchanges, so students can trade securities and commodities from all over the world in the same portfolio, with real-time FX rates

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Streaming Rankings

Compare portfolio returns over the past week, month, or the entire competition. You can also compare your risk-adjusted returns in any contest

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Professional Research

Get news, quotes, analyst ratings, historical prices, and option chains for every US security, plus much more industry and market research