Contest Finalist Tepichin: "Going For the Fences"
John Tepichin says he's all in on his one stock--Biomarin--and "going for the fences," as the Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge is coming to a close. The contest ends Friday at the closing bell. John's stock was down some 2 percent today, but he says he has some "strong" ideas for Friday. He's currently in 15th place out of 20 finalists--so John better have some pretty good "fence going" ideas.
John is a student at SMU in Texas--and says he's been a day trader for a year. Check out John and our other 19 finalists in our slideshow. He became a contest finalist by being a weekly winner--and having the largest portfolio value percentage gain for that week.
Here is John's current porfolio value. We'll have updates tomorrow:
John Tepichin: $1,004,790.14 down $14,205.62 -1.39% Wednesday. (trade results are from previous trading day). No transactions Wednesday.
John's portfolio was down because Biomarin Pharmaceuticals , his only holding, fell -1.39% for a loss of $14K Wednesday (and now it seems down on Thursday as well).