The trading floor in the John R. and Georgene M. Tozzi Electronic Business and Finance Center, is one of the largest academic trading floors in the US, and is accessible to students and faculty at the Ross School of Business. Each week the trading floor gets about 500 and 700 student visits and on some weeks it receives over 1,000 students for classes, projects, clubs and tours. It is open to students in MBA, Evening MBA, Weekend MBA, BBA, PhD, MACC, Financial Engineering, and Exec Ed courses, as well as a variety of clubs and high school groups. Any class that has homework relating to company/sector/industry research will benefit from the resources in Tozzi.
Although classes on 'Applied Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management', 'Financial Trading' are held in the trading floor, it is also utilized for homework, projects, and research in Valuation, Financial Engineering, Corporate Strategy, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Private Equity, Entrepreneurial Studies, Marketing and many others.
The trading floor provides access to a variety of programs, such as Barra, Bloomberg, eSignal, eVal, Trading Technologies, and FactSet. FactSet is used by investment managers, wealth managers, investment bankers, research shops, private capital, sales & trading, legal professionals, and corporations. FactSet pulls in data from a number of sources as it has information on: stock prices, fundamentals, analyst estimates, economic metrics, mutual funds, ownership data, merger and acquisitions, and quantitative data.
Last Updated on April 11, 2022