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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Nearly 1.6 billion shares and $27 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Additionally, the top currency trader has made over $90 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 9th spot in the widely helds ranks as the company held a conference call to discuss its acquisition of Athabasca oil sands assets from Talisman energy. IVAN has also held the top spot in the Most Actives in the real market on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

  • The most widely held stock today remains Sirius, with over 1.8B shares held and 98M shares traded today
  • Financials & Industrials each comprise 25% of the top widely helds

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:Energy and Airlines

  • Toll Brothers if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 3.05%

  • Western Refining if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 4.64%

  • EnerSys if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 3.22%

  • UAL if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 8.25%

  • US Airways if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 7.98%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • Lululemon Athletica if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you lost -6.08%

  • Canadian Superior Energy if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you lost -3.77%

Bets being made for today (June 3):

  • Tesoro

  • Valero

  • Frontier Oil

  • Holly Corp

  • Arch Coal

  • Foundation Coal

  • Gulf Island Fabrication

  • T-3 Energy Services

  • Yamana Gold

  • SAIC

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bythenumbers.cnbc.com

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ENS
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GIFI
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IE
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USG1
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LULU
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LDOS
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SIRI
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TOL
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TSO
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VLO
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WNR
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FCL
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