October Stock Contest Results!

The October stock contests are finished, with over a thousand participants from all over the world! We had hundreds of thousands of trades placed, and already gave away almost $1000! See who won below!
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First Weekly Contest

The Top 5 performers by portfolio value were:

  1. hoabidebay +16.94%
  2. kingsalman+14.36%
  3. brucehaan +14.08%
  4. daniellopez +10.16%
  5. Housemanager +9.83%

The HTMW Team Finishers were:

  • ksmith +0.89%
  • Rossman -0.45%
  • gbrown -5.45%

First Daily Contest

  1. RiskOn +4.67%
  2. LanguageMan1+3.56%
  3. ksmith +2.11% – Not Eligable For Prizes
  4. msr13029 +1.76%
  5. LGarciap03 +1.60%
  6. alexanderkrauss16 +1.42%

The HTMW Team Finishers were:

  • ksmith +2.11%
  • gbrown -0.01%

Second Daily Contest

  1. hoabidebay +4.43%
  2. kingsalman +2.63%
  3. Housemanager +2.59%
  4. AWESOM-O +2.54%
  5. valios +2.26%

The HTMW Team Finishers were:

  • ksmith -1.36%
  • psimard -1.36%
  • gbrown -1.93%

Second Weekly Contest

  1. 2018049n +8.72
  2. cscanlon2013 +7.57
  3. Roboman +7.48
  4. prayerwarrior8507 +7.41
  5. ttietze +5.51

The HTMW Team Finishers were:

  • gbrown +0.08%
  • ksmith -7.40%

Third Daily Contest

  1. RUINTHERE +8.72%
  2. RiskOn +3.16%
  3. NicholasSarkozy +1.84%
  4. htngoog +1.68%
  5. remaleyc +1.68%
  6. MrHenderson125 +1.67%
  7. AWESOM-O +1.62%
  8. dsalkov +1.50%
  9. prayerwarrior8507 +1.49%
  10. dancegirl +1.45%

Fourth Daily Contest

  1. Lschool14 +3.09%
  2. LanguageMan1 +3.06%
  3. 2016046h +2.00%
  4. Spacebounduniverse +1.83%
  5. MichaelGebhart +1.68%
  6. moneyman2000 +1.43%
  7. smithjjj5 +1.33%
  8. 2018049n +1.27%
  9. Dclep13 +1.24%
  10. JohnHOQ +1.23%

See The Trading Strategies From This Contest!

AWESOM-0’s Third October Daily Contest Trading Strategy - Contest: October Third Daily Challenge Final Rank: 7 Final Portfolio Value: $101,621.37 (+1.62%) Trading Strategy For This Contest For the October 3rd Daily Contest I picked a mix between triple-leveraged ETFs and a few companies that I felt were undervalued. The triple-leveraged ETFs are great for a daily competition because the profits are huge if Read More...
RUINTHERE’s Third October Daily Contest Trading Strategy - Contest: October Third Daily Challenge Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $108,724.97 (+8.72%) Trading Strategy For This Contest The strategy I prefer to use is to look for stocks that have been unfairly beaten down. Many stocks are down at any given time and most justifiably so. However, there are those that have become oversold. Read More...
RiskOn’s October Day Trading Strategy - Contest: October First Daily Challenge Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $104,671.33 (+4.67%) Day Trading Strategy For This Contest For this daily contest, I purchased 4 ETF stocks, then sold 2 of them once I had a good lead, not wanting to give up all of my gains. My strategy is to purchase the riskiest Read More...
ksmith’s October Day Trading Strategy - Contest: October First Daily Challenge Final Rank: 3 Final Portfolio Value: $102,112.25 (+2.11%) Day Trading Strategy For This Contest For this day-trading contest, my big winners were the triple-leveraged ETFs (Click Here for a list of leveraged ETFs!) and . is a triple-leveraged Bear Oil ETF, so when oil goes down by 1%, this ETF Read More...
hoabidebay’s First October Week Contest Trading Strategy - Contest: October First Weekly Challenge Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $116,943.82 (+16.94%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I select highly volatile and liquid stocks / ETFs to trade, paying attention to how they behave (gap up/down) the 1st 15 min of the opening session. Final Open Positions and Portfolio Allocation Performance Over The Total Read More...
BranFlakes1212’s October Day Trading Strategy - Contest: October First Daily Contest Final Rank: 6 Final Portfolio Value: $101,341.05 (+1.34%) Day Trading Strategy For This Contest I usually focus on Lower priced stocks because they tend to be more volatile. Tuesday however didn’t have very many stocks doing what I prefer to trade, so I pretty much picked one of the top Read More...

About The Challenge

The September Monthly Million Challenge is the first in our Monthly Million series, with over a thousand participants from all over the world! The rankings were fierce, with the HowTheMarketWorks team scattered throughout, but you’ll be surprised who won!

If you missed out, you can get the details on our latest monthly challenge, where you can win cash prizes by learning about investing, on our Contests Page (Click Here)!

Rules

  • There will be a full audit at the end of the competition on all winners to verify any corrections due to stock splits, dividends, or any other corporate action our team may have missed. Only legitimate portfolio returns will be counted in the ranking.
  • The usernames of the winners will be made public, but not their actual first name, last name, nor email address.
  • No member of the HowTheMarketWorks Team is eligable for any prizes