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A interesting mix of long and short energy was the ticket to winning the $5,000 cash prize in's

Beat the Street

game this week.

B. Rossetto, under the player name "Brucrsd," had the winning portfolio with a value of $300,331.30. Brucrsd has three long positions and two shorts. The long positions were

James River Coal



Gran Tierra Energy

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The shorts were

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Cheniere Energy

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US Airways



Congrats to B. Rossetto on good diversification and even better stock-picking!

In second place was "RTeon1" with $299,263.87; "JKagain" finished third with $296,368.70.

Let's take a look at some of the game's stats for the week. There were 7,509 players in Week 5. Long stock picks numbered 32,072; shorts were 7,993. The top five most popular stocks were





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As you get ready for Week 6 of the game, be sure to review the following articles, which should give you a leg up on the competition.

The weekly Rocket Stocks


features stocks that have the potential to move fast to the upside. Keep an eye on these.

Also, be sure to review Friday's

Mad Money Recap

, and

Jim Cramer's

portfolios of the week.

Need some guidance on how to Beat the Street? James Altucher shared his insights on

How to Win Beat the Street

, and all competitors should review that.

And if you're bearish on the market, check out

How to Beat the Street: Short-Selling


If you didn't play in the first four weeks, one of the features of this contest is that each Tuesday you can make one change to your five stocks. Keep an eye out for the weekly

Power Stocks

article for ideas on what you should swap in.

And get some ideas on the

Beat The Street forum

Ask questions, post ideas and share thoughts on stocks with the rest of the community.

This article was written by a staff member of