Within the Financial Lab, students actually see for themselves how securities valuation, trading strategies, portfolio management techniques, and other important financial market information
are knitted together in the financial marketplace. The FAST system makes use of live, real-time financial information and news, supplied by REUTERS. The "market action" is real;
only the gains or losses are simulated.
MatLab and SAS. Faculty members and students can also access a wide variety of data sources, including stock market information from I-SIMS, PACAP, and Datastream.