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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Nearly 1.9 billion shares and $33 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Additionally, the top currency trader has made over $80 thousand since currency trading opened. Adding a few thousand dollars could make the difference in the contest leaderboard. Check out Sue Herrera's currency tips here.

Contest Widely Helds:

  • Ivanhoe Energy has moved up into the 10th spot in the widely helds ranks

  • JetBlue continues to move up in the widely held ranks and is now in the 14th spot

  • The most widely held stock today remains Sirius, with over 1.7B shares held and 139M shares traded today

  • Financials & Industrials each comprise 25% of the top widely helds

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:Energy and Mining

  • Alon USA Energy – if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 12.61%

  • Patriot Coal Corp – if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 10.85%

  • Polymet Mining – if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 5.87%

  • Ivanhoe Energy – if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 3.57%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • Medarex if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -7.23%

  • Global Sources if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -5.56%

  • Solarfun if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -3.11%

  • Circuit City if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -2.24%

  • Evergreen Solar if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -2.21%

Bets being made for today (June 3):

  • Lululemon Athletics

  • Guess

  • Rosetta Resources

  • Callon Petroleum

  • Ivanhoe Energy

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