This tool aims to instruct users that predicting the ups and downs of the financial market is trickier than you think. Players are given $10,000 of play money and dropped in at a random point in the NYSE's history. For 30 seconds, users to get in and out of the market, as much as they want while trying for the highest score.
At the end of the 30 seconds, regardless of the outcome, players are encouraged to think long term about their investing goals. When you're too focused on short-term gains, it's very tempting to react to the market's changes. For long-term rewards, a good strategy is to keep your eye on the big picture and resist the tendency to make quick decisions.