James Riley, Jr. Trading Room


We offer on-site, real-life experience in the financial world.

Our high-tech trading room is equipped with the same Bloomberg terminals used by Wall Street financial professionals. These terminals are used by students for advanced research and analytics, and all finance majors earn their Bloomberg Market Concepts certification.

Students in our Student Investment Fund course work under the supervision of a faculty member to make recommendations for how to invest the money in the Student Investment Fund. The fund, now part of the University’s endowment, was started in 2008 with funding from James Riley Jr., a retired Goldman Sachs & Co. managing partner and a benefactor of Adelphi. Its current value is over $350,000.

Bloomberg Terminal User Guide

What Our Students Have to Say

  • “Using the Bloomberg terminals allows students to not only study various stocks, but gives hands-on experience inside the investment banking field.″

    Quentin Sathasivam ’18
  • “The trading room allowed me to use all of the knowledge and terminology of finance that I’ve learned in the classroom and apply it to the real world″

    Ariana LoVerde ’18
  • “The terminal is such a special place, where I learn something new each time I walk in and become more prepared for the real world.″

    Cristina Aguirre ’17, MBA ’18

 
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For further information, please contact:

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
p - 516.877.4600

 

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