The first weekly winner for the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge is now in the books. It's Nancy Beaumont from Walnut Creek, California. Here are some quick facts on her:
- She is a Director of Counseling at Touro University in Vallejo,California
- She invests in the market for personal, not professional reasons
- Her strategy was "to buy small stocks"
- When asked "If you win the $1,000,000, what will be the first thing you do?", she said "Celebrate"
- Her favorite show it "The Apprentice"
- Her favorite sport is running outside
- As of the Friday close, she had a portfolio value of $1,645,296.56 or a weekly gain of 64.5%.
FYI-Nancy is now out of the running for the other 19 spots in the contest finals, scheduled to begin on May 14th.
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