S&P 500 Leads Global Indices for 5th Straight Day


Medal Rounds - Day 5: Half way through the medal round, the playing field continues to shift. The US' S&P 500 looks poised to stay on track for the gold, but the silver and bronze are up for grabs. Five indices are all within 1% of second place.

  • The UK's FTSE 100 charged back, gaining .9% and moving into second place
  • Australia and Sweden also moved up on the leaderboard into fourth and sixth place.
  • India's Sensex had a tough day, losing 2.44%
  • Of our original 20 indices, Mexico had the best day, up 1.4%

World Markets Olympic Challenge: Leaderboard as of (8/14 Close) -

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Leading the S&P were MBIA (MBI), Estee Lauder (EL), Liz Claiborne (LIZ), Gannett (GCI), and General Motors (GM). Who do you think will win the World Market Olympic Challenge?

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