2010 Tulane Energy Trading Competition
FAQs
Preliminary Round FAQs What constitutes a trade? How many trades must be made per day? What is the maximum number of open positions? What if I buy/sell 5 positions and they close out one at a time? What are the position requirements at the end of each trading day? What are the dollar penalties associated with each objection? What contracts are allowed to be traded? What are the trading hours? Can you explain the Ulcer Index? Where can I read the rules? I am having troubles with the Trading Technologies software? I am having trouble with Reuters? What if my question is not answered here?
Final Round FAQs How many trading events are there? How will the winner be determined? Do I need to bring a computer of any technical analysis software with me to the competition? What do I need to do to satisfy the judges' expectations?
2. Trading outside of the instructed hours and/or contracts results in an asymmetric penalty. The penalty is a 15% loss of the outstanding position. If the team has profited from the trade, all profits are voided and the penalty is enacted. If the team has lost on the trade, the penalty is added on to the losses.
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Final Round FAQs
 A presentation before trading describing your strategy, goals, etc.
 Trading contracts during the 2 trading sessions (Natural Gas and Crude Oil)
 The posttrading presentation describing how your trading strategy worked.
Last Updated 9/9/10
