Department of Finance

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Capital Markets Room

Capital Markets Room at the Fox School of BusinessThe Fox School’s Capital Markets Room (CMR) is a mock trading room and simulation lab that occupies a prominent position on the first floor of Alter Hall. The CMR has 50 computer stations with a subset of the stations configured as Bloomberg Professional terminals.

Additional data access is provided through FactSet Research Systems and Thomson Reuters’s Thomson One. Specialized software programs such as Stata, Matlab, JMP, and Crystal Ball are also available. One of the main roles of the CMR is to support the William C. Dunkelberg Owl Fund. The Owl Fund is a student-managed equity fund with holdings selected by members of the Temple University Investment Association. A ‘ticker’ display in the room displays the holdings of fund.

  • Resources: General information and tutorials on software and databases including Bloomberg, MorningStar, CapIQ, NetAdvantage and ThomsonOne.
  • Calendar/Events: Google Calendar of upcoming events, classes and teach-in seminars.
  • The Owl Fund: Information regarding the student-run equity research fund including performance, past reports and how to join.