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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $24 billion traded on yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The top currency trader has more than doubled his money making over $156 thousand since currency trading opened. Many of our overall and weekly leader contender have made more than $40 thousand dollars in currency trading which is helping keep them on the Leaderboard. Check out Sue Herrera's currency tips here and for daily currency updates, go to http://www.cnbc.com/id/22618039.

Contest Widely Helds and Actives:

  • Ford Moved up in the ranks with over 340M shares held after Kirk Kerkorian's tender offer for 20 million Ford (F) shares

  • Washington Mutual traded over 54M shares today bouncing back after Monday’s 17% loss

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

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard: All about coal plays

  • Washington Mutual if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 6.88%

  • Clayton Williams Energy if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 4.87%

  • Pall Corp if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you made 4.77%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • Ambac Financial Group if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you lost -11.37%

  • Continental Resources if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you lost -6.28%

  • USEC Inc if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you lost -6.03%

  • CONSOL Energy if you bought on Monday before 4pET and held/sold on Tuesday, you lost -5.64%

Bets for today (June 11):

  • Korn Ferry (KFY)

  • Rosetta Resources (ROSE)

  • Continental Resources (CLR)

  • Alpha Natural Resources (ANR)

  • Massey Energy (MEE)

  • Patriot Coal (PCX)

  • Quality Systems (QSII)

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bythenumbers.cnbc.com

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ANR
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CLR
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CNX
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CWEI
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F
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KFY
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PAYX
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PLL
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QSII
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ROSE
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USU
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WM
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