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Mark Ritchie Wins Stock Market Wizard's Triple-Digit Challenge

New York City, New York, April 7, 2011 -- Stock Market Wizard and U.S. Investing Champion Mark Minervini today announced the winner of his “Triple-Digit Challenge” a contest that started at the conclusion of Minervini’s 2010 Master Trader Program in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Minervini challenged conference attendees to produce a 100% return in their trading accounts within twelve months. “The first one of you that reaches this goal,” Minervini said, “will be welcomed as a guest in my home where you can trade side-by-side with me for a day. All expenses for the trip will be paid by me.” Mark Ritchie II from the Chicago area won the challenge utilizing the SEPA® techniques that Minervini taught in the two-day Master Trader Program. “What can I say, the guy is as good a teacher as he is a trader.” Ritchie said.

Ritchie turned his $25,000 trading account into more than $50,000 in just over five months. When asked how his trading ideas were generated Ritchie commented, “I used screens which I derived from information learned at Mark Minervini's Master Trader Program and on Minervini Private Access and Mark’s blog; such as earnings, relative strength, Mark's Trend Template and other techniques that Mark has disclosed.” More details can be found on Minervini’s blog at http://markminerviniblog.blogspot.com/.

There’s more…

Just two days after confirming Mark Ritchie’s results, a second Master Trader Program alumnus reached the 100% mark. Matt G from Connecticut traded his $850,000 account to a triple-digit gain.

Minervini said his next Master Trading Program will be held October 14-16, 2011 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Reservations are being accepted at www.minervini.com. Seating is limited.