World Markets Olympic Challenge: Medal Round Leaders
Published: Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 9:05 AM ET
By: Ariel Nelson
| Director of Market Data & Content Services, CBNC
Medal rounds - Final: Like Michael Phelp's record breaking swim in his first Gold Medal contest, the USA's S&P 500 jumped to the top of the leaderboard on the first day of the medal round.
- France's CAC 40, which led the qualifying round, finished Day 1 of the Medal Round in third place.
- Switzerland moved into second place
- Only Italy's MIB Index was in negative territory after Day 1 after finishing the qualifiying round in second.
World Markets Olympic Challenge: Leaderboard as of (8/8 Close) -
Leading the S&P in its 2.4% climb were Sprint (S), Qwest (Q), Goodyear Tire (GT), Key Corp (KEY), and Dean Foods (DF). Who do you think will win the World Market Olympic Challenge?
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