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Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge:  Trades of the Day

Nearly 1.4 billion shares and $18 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. The top currency trader has more than doubled his money making over $220,000 since currency trading began. 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:

  • Currency Traders have profited the most from trades in the EUR/USD , the EUR/JPY , and the GBP/JPY .

  • One of our top currency traders moved back up the list by making 88 trades on the EUR/USD in a single day, netting him almost $61,000.

  • Another one of our leaders is very focused on the AUD/NZD , which has made him over $160,000 in profits since the start of the contest. The AUD/NZD pair had been in a relentless uptrend since late March as the Australian economy continues to outpace New Zealand's.

  • Yahoo climbed back into the Most Widely Helds pushing 3Com out of the top 20.

  • Sirius Satellite Radio continues its stranglehold on the contest Widely Helds and Actives.

  • Industrials continue to represent 30% of the top widely helds followed by Financials at 25%.

Sample of Top Trades in the Leaderboard:

  • Encore Acquisition if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 3.54%
  • GMX Resources if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you made 2.83%

Sample of Losing Trades from the Leaderboard:

  • Research in Motion if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -13.26%

  • Park Electrochemical if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -6.42%

  • Gorman Rupp if you bought on Wednesday before 4pET and held/sold on Thursday, you lost -6.45%

Bets for today (June 27th): Dominated by Earnings

  • Applied Materials

  • Worthington Industries

  • Goldcorp

  • Elan Corp.

It's not too late to get started. You can still get in the game to win the grand prize or one of these great weekly prizes.
Click here to play.

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