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Show Me The Money: Berkshire, Mechanics

Fat profits are still possible in the stock market game, you just need to be ready to pay and play fast. This new feature on TheStreet.com will show you the money by reviewing the previous days top 10 intraday plays (excluding pink sheets and bulletin boards). Check back every day at noon to see what stocks offered a pay day.

Here are the winning plays for March 18, 2009:

Berkshire Hathaway class A (BRK/A)

Intraday High: $84,850

Opening Price: $83,500

Potential Win: $1,350



Mechanics Bank (MCHB)

Intraday High: $12,995

Opening Price: $12,500

Potential Win: $495



Berkshire Hathaway class B (BRK/B)

Intraday High: $2,792.98

Opening Price: $2,700.00

Potential Win: $92.98



Seaboard (SEB - Get Report)

Intraday High: $937.40

Opening Price: $876.42

Potential Win: $60.98



NVR (NVY)

Intraday High: $434.98

Opening Price: $388.29

Potential Win: $46.69



CME Group (CME - Get Report)

Intraday High: $239.39

Opening Price: $219.54

Potential Win: $19.85

Alexander's (ALX - Get Report)

Intraday High: $200.83

Opening Price: $183.13

Potential Win: $17.70



Blackrock (BLK - Get Report)

Intraday High: $122.46

Opening Price: $107.50

Potential Win: $14.96



PowerShares DB Crude Oil Double Short (DTO)

Intraday High: $184.04

Opening Price: $169.15

Potential Win: $14.89



First Citizens Bancshares (FCNCA)

Intraday High: $118.99

Opening Price: $104.89

Potential Win: $14.10

Hall is the editor of TheStreet.com. Previously, he served as deputy editor and chief innovation officer at The Orange County Register and as a news manager at Bloomberg News in Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Washington, D.C. As a reporter, he covered business and financial markets, worked in both print and television in the U.S. and Europe, and conducted in-depth investigative coverage at The Journal-Gazette in Fort Wayne, Ind. His work also has been published in a variety of newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and International Herald Tribune. Hall received a bachelor�s degree in journalism and political science from The Ohio State University and has taken graduate management science courses at Boston University.

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