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Congratulations to the Winners of the Official November Stock Market Game Contest at HowTheMarketWorks.com

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Congratulations to the top three traders in last month's official November stock market game contest at HowTheMarketWorks.com. The contest ran from November First through the 30th. Each day trader started with $25,000 trading game cash. The trader that earns the most by the end of the month wins.
 
Trader Bigfoot ended the month with a 333.8% gain. Just ahead of him was Trader Tyler, who increased his portfolio by 463.3%. The trader to finish in the pole position was Trader Lake, who increased his portfolio by an impressive 2,408.8%!
 
So, which stocks did thesetraders focus on in the trading game? Trader Bigfoot made over 900 trades last month. Companies he traded included Velocity Shares Daily 2X VIX (TVIX), Pizza Inn Holdings Inc (PZZI), Scorpio Tankers Inc (STNG), Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc (ALSK), and Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (KW). Bigfoot ended the month with $41.11 in interest and $106,356.00 in trading game cash.
 
Meanwhile, Trader Tyler used a different strategy, making under 50 trades in the stock market game last month. He traded Financial Bull 3x Shares (FAS), Bank of America (BAC), Rediff.com India Ltd (REDF), Research in Motion Limited (RIMM) and Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA). He earned $83.38 in interest and ended the month with $140,315.00.
 
Trader Lake came in first place for the second month in a row in November. He made over two thousand trades this month! His companies included social media company LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD), the popular movie rental website Netflix Inc (NFLX), MBIA Inc (MBI), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc (GMCR) and Teck Resources Inc (TCK). Ultimately, Trader Lake ended the month with $196.47 in interest earned and $583,115.00.
 
HowTheMarketWorks.com hosts official contests monthly with their stock simulator game to see which trader can gain increase their portfolio the most each month. Prospective traders can visit www.howthemarketworks.com to sign up. These stock market games help participants learn more about how to manage their portfolios.
 
About HowTheMarketWorks.com
HowTheMarketWorks.com is part of the Stock-Trak Inc. family of stock market education and stock market game sites. HowTheMarketWorks.com is the leading provider of stock market simulations, stock market games, and stock trading contests.  Our family of virtual trading and stock market education sites (WallStreetSurvivor.com, StockTrak.com, HowTheMarketWorks.com, Sanebull.com, NationalSMS.com, and Investing101.net) helps hundreds of thousands of students and adults each month learn how the stock markets work and become more confident in their investing decisions.  

Our robust virtual trading platform can also be customized to meet the needs of banks, brokerages, media companies, and other financial websites to enable them to offer their clients a virtual stock trading experience.  Stock-Trak  Inc was founded in 1990. Our virtual trading platforms and websites have helped over 3,000,000 individuals learn about the markets and practice their trading skills.

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