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World Markets Olympics: S&P 500 Holds on to Lead

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 8:51 AM ET

Medal rounds - Day 2: The US continues to outperform, but India's Sensex has surged forward to second place with a 2.2% gain .

  • All contenders are now back in positive territory
  • Nikkei 225 - up 2.0%, grabs third place, displacing Switzerland
  • Korea's KOSPI, despite being eliminated during the qualifying round also had a strong day, up nearly 1%

World Markets Olympic Challenge: Leaderboard as of (8/11 Close) -

Helping the S&P hold onto its leader spot were Amazon (AMZN), Kohls (KSS), Starbucks (SBUX), Nordstrom (JWN), and Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF). Who do you think will win the World Market Olympic Challenge?

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