"Fast Money Halftime Report" gave eight traders a theoretical pool of $100,000 each and had them pick five equal-weighted securities. Over the course of 2014, we'll track the performance of their portfolios, which they can trade up to 10 times over the course of the year.
Fewer than five holdings in a portfolio signifies a trader who is holding a cash position. Portfolio gains or losses reflect only current holdings. To see previous holdings, view trade history here.
Check back here and on "Fast Money Halftime Report" at 12 p.m. ET throughout the year for trade and performance updates. Also, be sure to follow the action on Twitter at @cnbcfastmoney with #PlaybookPlayoffs. May the best trader win!
Updated: July 30, 2014
*Simon Baker discontinued his participation in the Playbook Playoffs in July.