CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge - Wednesday, Week 5
[Scroll to the bottom for answers to today's Bonus Bucks trivia questions.]
With volatility creeping back into the market, we're enjoying a strong Week 5 so far. Not 1, but 2 of our dear readers find themselves in the Top 5 week-to-date: Dave Dur in 3rd with a gain of 28.7% and CT in 5th with a gain of 28.4%.
Meanwhile, Bradford Pine remains in good shape on the overall leaderboard at #6 with $3.817 million.
Check back this afternoon for today's reallocations.
Consider all of the above to be for entertainment purposes and not meant to be used as real-world investment recommendations. The goals and strategies of the Portfolio Challenge are not to be confused with those of sensible investing.
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Wednesday December 17th
Throughout the contest, each day's answers will be at the top of the CNBC Portfolio Challenge archive as soon as the questions are published, so bookmark accordingly.
Squawk Box: Question: In Carmen Wong Ulrich's article on what the rate cut means for consumers, what piece of advice does she give?
Answer: lock in high-interest CDs now
Squawk On the Street: Question: According to Bob Pisani's blog, "Goldman Sachs: A Sigh Of Relief On Street" what company did Credit Suisse criticize?
The Call: Question: What geographic reference appears in the Holiday Central blog post "Airline Baggage Fees Deliver Boost to UPS"?
Answer: over the river and through the woods
Power Lunch: Question: In the CNBC Web video, "Kitty Caskets," what species of deceased pet does casket maker Jeanne Hoegh mention?
Answer: all of the above
Street Signs: Question: In the Pros Say feature, "H1 Will be Horrific", which "pro" talked about corporate bonds?
Answer: Sean Egan
Closing Bell: Question: In his Tuesday Stock Blog, Jon Najarian said options traders seemed bullish on which aerospace company?
Question: A sell stop is placed?
Answer: Below the stock price
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