SUNY Buffalo State Wins the 2018 Adirondack Cup!

SUNY Buffalo State Wins  2018 Adirondack Cup Competition 24 Colleges and Universities Participated in Unique Stock Picking Challenge Guilderland, N.Y. – A team of students from SUNY Buffalo State has won the 2018 Adirondack Cup, a stock picking contest for college...

Week 25 – week ending 04/06/18

With one week to go, Buffalo State, SUNY Geneseo and Skidmore remain in the lead.  Rounding out the Top 5 are Wesleyan and Stonehill.  The contest concludes Friday, but given how volatile the markets have been there could still be some changes. Below are the current...

Week 24 – week ending 03/29/18

It was a short week, but a volatile one. Overall, small caps rose and within the Adirondack Cup, Stonehill and Plattsburgh were the best performers.  Meanwhile, Buffalo State’s lead continues to narrow as Geneseo is now just 240 basis point behind them - the closest...

Week 23 – week ending 03/23/18

Last week equities fell sharply driven primarily over concerns of a trade war with China.  The major indices (S&P500, DJIA and the Nasdaq) were each down over 5%.  Within the Adirondack Cup, the Russell 2000 posted its worst week since the competition began and every...

Week 22 – week ending 03/16/18

With four weeks to go, Buffalo State and SUNY Geneseo remain firmly in the lead.  Skidmore continues to hold onto its 3rd place position, but Wesleyan is not far behind.  UAlbany made the greatest advance, moving up 5 spots to 8th place. Below are the current...

Week 21 – week ending 03/09/18

Small caps rallied this past week as did most of the Adirondack Cup portfolios thanks, in part, to a strong jobs report Friday. All but three schools posted gains. Southern Vermont College advanced nearly 8% moving in to 6th place while University of...

Week 20 – week ending 03/02/18

With just six weeks left in the competition, Buffalo State, Geneseo and Skidmore remain in the Top 3.  However, as we have seen in prior years, things can change even up to the last day.  Stonehill was the top performer last week, moving up 11 spots to 8th place.  ...

Week 19 – week ending 02/23/18

Even though small caps were relatively flat this week, Hofstra and Rhode Island College posted big gains, both moving up 4 places, respectively.  In aggregate, the Adirondack Cup and the benchmark, the Russell 2000 Index, are neck and neck. Below are the current...

Week 18 – week ending 02/16/18

After an excessively rough start to the month, small caps had their best week since the competition began.  The Adirondack Cup followed suit and every portfolio posted gains.  Skidmore led the way, returning over 13% and moving into 3rd place. Rhode Island College and...

Week 17 – week ending 02/09/18

It was an extremely difficult week for the markets as concerns regarding rising inflation and interest rates continued to heighten and volatility soared.  The S&P500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were briefly in correction territory before rebounding on...