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Army Vet Embraces TVA Investment Challenge

June 15th, 2016

When U.S. Army vet Brad Clark returned from his tour of Iraq, he met a new challenge: the TVA Investment Challenge. He was up for the mission, and helped lead a team to a 34.5% return on investment, more than 2% over the S&P 500—and found a dream job working for the Pacific Investment Management Company. Brad Clark began his professional career serving his country on a tour of duty… Read more

2015 Investment Challenge Program Performance Awards

April 14th, 2016

On April 6, 2016, TVA recognized the ten universities who outperformed the S&P 500 Index in 2015 at a dinner presentation in Nashville, TN. Eight of the ten universities that produced returns above that of the S&P 500 in 2015 were present to accept their award. Congratulations to the award winners! Alabama A&M University Western Carolina University Middle Tennessee State University Austin Peay State University Belmont University Tennesssee Tech University The University of North Alabama East Tennessee… Read more

The New Home of TVA’s Investment Challenge Program

April 5th, 2016

Welcome to the all-new online headquarters for TVA’s Investment Challenge Program. This site will henceforth be the hub of activity for students and teachers participating in the program. We’re glad you made it! Forum Once you’ve registered an account as a participant, you can fully utilize the forum space and school-based groups to share information and build strategies with your team. Groups Each school gets their own private forum, but… Read more

TVA Big Check ICP

TVA Invests in Futures‚ One Student at a Time

March 30th, 2016

When you think of professional money management, the image that comes to mind may be expensive suits on Wall Street. But here in the Tennessee Valley, a new class of investor is being cultivated: young, smart business students from 25 universities in TVA’s seven-state service area—a group that regularly outperforms the S&P 500. Student investors in the Tennessee Valley are young, smart and— through TVA’s Investment Challenge Program (ICP)— have… Read more

Student Successful Stock Returns

Student Investors Produce Solid Return for TVA in 2014

October 8th, 2015

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – University students in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Investment Challenge Program produced a double-digit return on their stock portfolios for the federal corporation in 2014. “The students exercised diligence and responsibility managing their investment portfolios,” said TVA Vice President and Treasurer Tammy Wilson. “They produced solid results for TVA and gained valuable experience for what we hope will be rewarding careers within TVA’s service territory.” The return for… Read more