At Georgia Tech’s Ferris-Goldsmith Trading Floor, students learn the gamut of financial literacy.
The fall 2018 issue of the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine features Scheller College of Business Associate Professor of Finance Jonathan Clarke discussing his work instructing students at Georgia Tech’s own Wall Street, the Ferris-Goldsmith Trading Floor, a 2,000-square-foot facility equipped with dual-screen computers and scrolling stock ticker displays. Georgia Tech was one of the first colleges in the country to build such an amenity.
His students learn the gamut of financial literacy, from trading and investing to taxes and planning for retirement.
We talk about risk and return, living below your means, keeping low fees – some of those core fundamental topics of finance,” said Clarke. “The younger you can start these conversations, the better off they’ll be long-term