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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 10:48 AM ET

Nearly 1.7 billion shares and $24 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The top currency trader has more than doubled his money making over $171 thousand since currency trading opened and has held his lead for nine 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:

  • US Airways moved up two spots in the Widely Helds with 239M shares held, moving ahead of Circuit City and Solarfun

  • Industrials continue to make up 30% of the top widely helds and Financials again make up 25%.

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:Airlines

  • UAL Corp if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 23.82%

  • US Airways if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 17.61%

  • Delta Airlines if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 17.06%

  • Northwest Airlines if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 16.05%

  • AMR Corp if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 15.57%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard: Energy

  • Canadian Solar if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -7.39%

  • CONSOL Energy if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -5.91%

  • James River Coal Co. if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -4.86%

  • Continental Resources if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -4.60%

  • Petroquest Energy if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -4.18%

Bets for today (June 20):

  • International Coal Group

  • Massey Energy

  • Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile

  • Canadian Solar

  • Energy Conversion Devices

  • Energizer Holdings

  • American Superconductor

  • Delta Airlines

  • Systemax

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bythenumbers.cnbc.com

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AAL
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AMSC
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CLR
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CNX
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CSIQ
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DAL
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ENR
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JRCC
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USG1
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PQ
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SYX
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