December Stock Trading Contest

Our December stock trading contest is now finished, we had tens of thousands of trades placed to fight for the top spots! See the winners below! If you want a shot at a cash prize yourself, join our next contest!

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Stock Trading Contest Results

  1. smithjjj5+36.28% Return
  2. mchung37+35.23% Return
  3. max405+23.14% Return
  4. jbw10009+21.68% Return
  5. oxrossox+20.64% Return
  6. MoneyMaster15+19.86% Return
  7. l72078+19.29% Return
  8. JamesAquino+17.80% Return
  9. Malvolsky+17.34% Return
  10. afrketic+16.70% Return

The HTMW Team Finishers were:

  • studentbrooks +21.97%
  • gbrown -6.65%
  • ksmith -25.67%

See The Trading Strategies From This Contest!

JamesAquino’s Trading Strategy - Contest: December Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $117,803.89 (+17.80%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I’ll be general with my strategy so what I have done is I kept a max 5 stocks so it is easy to manage and chose which stock to buy wisely. (BUY WHAT YOU KNOW) that’s pretty much it 🙂 Final Read More...

About The Challenge

We held an 18-day long trading contest in December, with prizes going to the top 10 finishers, plus one random winner who placed more than 30 trades. This was the last contest of 2015.


  • Top Portfolio Wins $100
  • 2nd and 3rd Place Win $75 Each
  • 4th, 5th, and 6th Place Win $50 Each
  • 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Place Win $25 Each
  • We Will Also Choose A Random Winner Out Of All Participants Who Make More Than 20 Trades For Another $50 Prize


    • There will be a full audit at the end of the investing contest on all winners to verify any corrections due to stock splits, dividends, or any other corporate action our team may have missed. Only legitimate portfolio returns will be counted in the ranking.
    • Each person is allowed only 1 entry. Users with multiple portfolios in the contest will be disqualified.
    • The usernames of the winners will be made public, but not their actual first name, last name, nor email address.
    • No member of the HowTheMarketWorks Team is eligable for any prizes

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