Beat the Street: Longs Leap Forward - TheStreet

TheStreet.com'sBeat the Street contest rewarded contestants that were long stocks on Tuesday.

Leader IMTran boosted to $280,694 on the strength of moves in five long positions:

Stifel Financial

(SF) - Get Report

,

Canadian Solar

(CSIQ) - Get Report

,

Fluor

(FLR) - Get Report

,

Dryships

(DRYS) - Get Report

and

Tesoro

(TSO)

.

Under the rules of the weekly contest, players could swap out one stock between Tuesday evening and Wednesday's market open. After 10 a.m. EDT, contestants will be able to see what changes the leaders made.

5 Stocks to Make You $5K Richer

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Shorts of

Standard Pacific

(SPF)

continued to pay off for two contestants - Rapide and SKormina, who stand in third and fifth place, respectively.

The week looks to be extremely competitive, as less than $5000 separates our top 18 players.

The next Beat the Street game will be held next week, so if you aren't in this week, you're only a few days away from your next chance to play.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.