If you’ve always wanted to be a millionaire, here is your chance! Yesterday, participants commenced trading in the “CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge”, a virtual trading competition. The “Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge” allows a participant to manage $1 million “CNBC Bucks,” to trade stocks and currencies for a chance to win the grand prize of $1 million dollars! Registration for the “Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge” opened on August 22 nd, though the competition went live yesterday, with registered users now able to trade currencies on a platform provided by FXCM. Those still interested in participating can register by going to, http://milliondollar.cnbc.com/ and clicking on the “REGISTER/ SIGN IN” link. Drew Niv, CEO of FXCM, announced, “We are very happy to sponsor the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. While the grand prize of a million dollars is a great incentive to participate, we also hope CNBC’s Challenge allows participants to gain valuable education and experience trading both stocks and currencies. This experience could assist in expanding their personal trading portfolio(s) afterwards.” FXCM is also powering the Currency Education Center, providing participants with a plethora of educational resources including:
- Live webinars Monday through Friday at 9:00 AM ET to give traders a brief on the US market open. As well as webinars hosted at 1:00 PM and 9:00 PM ET to discuss trading strategies on various topics.
- Full suite of educational videos covering the basics of currency trading to currency trading strategies.
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