Contest Finalist Nancy B. Can She Stay #1?

Nancy Beaumont
Nancy Beaumont

Nancy Beaumont already has some firsts in the Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. She was our first weekly winner--and that qualified her for the finals. And she's currently in first place as the contest enters its last day. Nancy is a Director of Counseling at Touro University in Vallejo, California. Her strategy was "to buy small stocks." We'll see how that plays out by the end of trading today.

FYI--to become a weekly winner, Nancy had a portfolio value of $1,645,296.56 or a weekly gain of 64.5%. She's now one of twenty people competing for the $1,000,000 prize. (Weekly winners were chosen by biggest percentage gain for one week's trading.)

Check out our slideshow of all the finalists.

Here's a look at Nancy's current portfolio value and her holdings:
Nancy Beaumont: $1,592,154.01 up $130,285.05 +8.91% on Thursday.
Sold 37,764 shares of Gymboree up 8.91% Thursday for a gain of $130K.
Sold 1 share of Aegean Marine Petro Network.
Bought 64,642 shares of Verigy Limited, this trade will make or break Nancy - it was up over 10% in extended hours.
Bought 1 share of Gap Inc.
Bought 2 shares of Revlon.

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