It shall be the purpose of this organization to empower students in trading financial instruments delineated to long only domestic equities. Members are required to complete training upon entrance of the organization at minimum of one academic semester. SMIP is able to accept beyond business students in pursuance of fields of study which can be beneficial to the analysis of specific sectors. Members gain experience through completing financial analysis on performance of stocks, qualitative and quantitate company information, and sector and economic outlooks. SMIP refines and develops member’s financial analysis skills, presentation skills, interpersonal skills, and their ability to effectively and efficiently report pertinent info about the portfolio.