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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 9:17 AM ET

Nearly 1.8 billion shares and $26 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The top currency trader has more than doubled his money making over $174 thousand since currency trading opened and has held his lead for six straight days. 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:

  • Advanced Micro Devices moved back into the Widely Helds with 158M shares held, displacing National City (NCC).

  • Industrials took the lead from Financials and maintain their 30% of the top widely helds while Financials dropped to 25% with the loss of National City.

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:Coal and Energy Stocks

  • Energy Conversion Devices if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 14.73%

  • Western Refining , long a darling of the contest, if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 6.43%

  • Continental Resources if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 5.03%

  • James River Coal if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 5.26%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • North American Energy Partners if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -2.98%

  • Alon USA Energy if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -2.43%

Bets for today (June 17):

  • Sociedad Quimica y Minera

  • Petrohawk Energy

  • Ivanhoe Energy

  • Best Buy

  • FactSet Research

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