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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $20 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The top currency trader has more than doubled his money making over $165 thousand since currency trading opened and has surpassed the previous nine day leader. 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 and AMR took the 2nd and 4th spots in the Actives on Friday with 65M and 45M shares traded rounded out by energy in the 3rd and 5th spots with Ivanhoe Energy and Evergreen Solar trading 53M and 33M shares respectively.

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

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:

  • Huntington Bancshares if you bought on Thursday before 4pET and held/sold on Friday, you made 29.77%

  • Coeur D' Alene Mines if you bought on Thursday before 4pET and held/sold on Friday, you made 11.30%

  • Colonial BancGroup if you bought on Thursday before 4pET and held/sold on Friday, you made 6.40%

  • James River Coal if you bought on Thursday before 4pET and held/sold on Friday, you made 6.27%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • Delta Air Lines if you bought on Thursday before 4pET and held/sold on Friday, you lost -10.97%

  • UAL Corp if you bought on Thursday before 4pET and held/sold on Friday, you lost -11.71%

Bets for today (June 23):

  • BB&T Corp

  • Suntrust Banks

  • Wachovia

  • JetBlue

  • Northwest Airlines

  • Delta Air Lines

  • Valero Energy

  • Frontier Oil

  • Tesoro

  • James River Coal

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