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WSS Holiday Trading Contest

Wall Street Survivor has one more contest left for the year and we’re so excited for you to join in on the holiday trading fun! The Holiday Trading Contest is a six-week competition that will wrap up halfway through December, just in time for you to grab some prize money and buy holiday gifts for your loved ones.

Make sure you sign up now  for a shot at $2000 in prizes!


There are $2000 in prizes up for the taking in the Holiday Trading Contest! Here’s the breakdown:

  • Leader at the halfway point of the contest (November 19th): $500
  • First place overall: $750
  • Second place overall: $500
  • Third place overall: $250

Leaders and winners are designated by largest overall portfolio returns.

Buddy is excited to make snow angels…and gains.

Contest Calendar

November 1st: Contest Begins – SIGN UP HERE!

November 19th: Halfway Point

November 22nd: Winner of Halfway Point Prize Announced

December 10th: Contest Ends

December 16th: Winner of Holiday Trading Contest Announced

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Contest Updates

November 1st

Ready…Set…Trade! The Wall Street Survivor Holiday Trading Contest has started!

November 5th

The first week of the contest is almost up. Make sure you get your trades in by 4:00pm EST!

November 10th

We now have over 300 traders signed up for the Wall Street Survivor Holiday Trading Contest! Sign up now to join in on the fun and compete for your share of holiday spending money!

November 15th

This Friday is the halfway point of the trading contest. Make sure to get your trades in before the market closes at 4:00pm EST for your shot at the $500 halfway point prize!

November 19th

Only a couple hours left to make trades before the halfway point of the contest!

November 22nd

We are officially halfway through the Wall Street Survivor Holiday Trading Contest. Congratulations to Rsrikar0912, the current leader and winner of the halfway point prize!

November 24th

If you didn’t find yourself at the top of the leaderboard at the halfway point, don’t lose hope. There are still three weeks left to snag yourself a prize!

November 29th

Only two weeks left! Our contestant count is now over 500, so the time to make trades is now!

December 6th

It’s the LAST WEEK! After the market closes this Friday, we’ll be giving out $1500 in prizes to the three contestants at the top of the leaderboard!

Contest Rules

  • Each individual is allowed only one portfolio in any contest.
  • Winners will be contacted by email to receive their prize. This must be the email address associated with your account. If you need to change your email address, contact
  • Every contest has a starting portfolio value of $100,000 USD, allows only US equities and ETFs.
  • Day trading and short selling are permitted in all contests.
  • 500 max trades per account.
  • 25% position limit.
  • Margin trading is allowed. 8% interest will be charged on loan balances.
  • All winners will be audited, and disqualifications will take place at our team’s sole discretion.
  • Winners must claim their prize within 30 days of the results being announced.
  • We may ask winners to provide a photo ID upon claiming their prize as part of our auditing process.

We can’t wait to see you go for the gold in the Holiday Trading Contest! SIGN UP NOW and compete for $2000 in prizes!