The first day of TheStreet.com'sBeat the Street contest's latest week saw sellers dust buyers out of the gate.
DrPookie and GoWhiteSox took the day 1 lead, building the $250,000 starting portfolio to $280,537.50 as both players shorted the following stocks out of the gate:
Rounding out the top five were TakeNoPrisoners, at $278,211 with a short of
Fidelity National Financial
rather than CIT the difference between the leaders, Smith34654 at $275,336, who added shorts of airlines
to the financial mix and Shanghai at $275,129.
Under the rules of the weekly contest, players will be able to switch one of their five stocks between Tuesday's market close and Wednesday's market open.
Contestants looking to research their changes should take a look at
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.