As "Beat the Street" prepared to wrap up its second week, a new leader emerged in the stockpicking game from
zedesq is now in first place with $310,621.68. Previous No. 1 mikiekunitake slipped to second with a portfolio worth $302,692.88. Holding down third place, with $301,201.20, was drumminjen. (
for an interview with mikiekunitake.)
"Beat the Street" began April 2. Players started with $100,000 of fictional money that they use to buy and sell stocks throughout the trading day. The contest runs for two months, and the winner at the end will receive $100,000 in prize money.
for information on signing up.