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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 8:55 AM ET

Nearly 1.6 billion shares and $22 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The top currency trader has more than doubled his money making over $190 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:

  • Yahoo fell out of the Widely Helds today and has been replaced by 3Com with 170M shares held, on its earnings due out Tuesday.

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

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:

  • Goodrich Petroleum if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 15.59%

  • Massey Energy if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 4.50% (Massey will join the S&P 500 after Friday's close)

  • Fording Canadian Coal if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 5.93%

  • Energy Conversion Devices if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 5.78%

  • Natural Resource Partners if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you made 3.85%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • Northwest Airlines if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -17.27%

  • Suntrust Banks if you bought on Friday before 4pET and held/sold on Monday, you lost -3.57%

Bets for today (June 24):

  • Clayton Williams Energy

  • GMX Resources

  • Petrohawk Energy

  • Comstock Resources

  • Contango Oil & Gas

  • Rex Energy

If you haven't registered yet, there are still great weekly prizes and it's not to late to go for the grand prize. Click here to play.

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