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Contest #18: Guess the S&P 500 Friday Close And Win Cash!

Last week, we didn’t have enough votes to have a valid contest. We need at least five people to vote according to rules below to make the contest a valid one. We want to give cash away and all you need to do, it vote in the comments and be lucky to nail the S&P 500 Friday’s closing price and win. If you are visiting this blog go ahead and vote. It costs you nothing and you can win a $100 gift card of your choice. There is no requirement to vote. Just go to the comments section of this blog post and type in your valid email address (do not worry, we do not spam) and your estimate where the market might be at the Friday’s close. If you are the closest one to the closing price, you win. We will contact you to claim the prize.


Contest voting is from Sunday March 31st – Wednesday April 3rd and it is now CLOSED


Welcome to the Guess the S&P 500 Friday Close Challenge!


We’re thrilled to bring you an exciting contest where your forecasting skills could win you a fantastic prize – an Amazon or Cash gift card! Get ready to flex your market intuition and join the fun.


Last Closing Market Price: 5,254.35
Friday, January 5th Closing Price: 5,204.34

Contest Gift Card


Contest Rules:


1. Eligibility:


  • Open to participants worldwide.
  • Participants must be 18 years or older.


2. How to Participate:


  • The contest will run every week.
  • A post will be made on our official website every Sunday, opening during regular trading hours.
  • To participate, enter your prediction of the S&P 500 closing price for that upcoming Friday in the comments section of this announcement.
  • When posting, enter a valid email address where you can be reached if you win the contest.


3. Prediction Window:


  • The voting will be open for comments from Sunday to Wednesday. The voting will close every Wednesday at the market close (4:00 pm ET).
  • Comment your vote in the comments section below this post.
  • Only one entry per participant is allowed.
  • All votes made after Wednesday market closing hours will be disregarded.


4. Scoring:


  • The winner will be determined based on the closest prediction to the actual closing price of the S&P 500 on Friday.
  • Decimal points will be considered for precision.

    5. Tiebreakers:


  • In the case of a tie, the participant who submitted their prediction first will be declared the winner.


6. Winner Announcement:


  • The winner will be announced on our official website on the following Sunday.
  • The winner will be contacted privately at his/her provided email address to arrange the delivery of the prize.
  • The prize will be electronic or physical mailed to a provided postal address. For deliveries of the prize expect two to three days for electronic cards and five to ten days for physical cards.
  • The contest will be invalid and cancelled if less than 5 participants vote.


7. Prize:


  • This week, the winner will receive a $100 Amazon or Cash gift card (e.g. Visa gift card) or similar.
  • Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.


7. Disclaimer:


  • This contest is for entertainment purposes only.
  • The closing price of the S&P 500 will be based on reputable financial news sources.
  • We reserve the right to cancel the contest at any time without liability. Participants acknowledge that the cancellation of the contest does not incur any legal harm or claims against the organizers.
  • By participating, participants agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this contest.


8. Have Fun:


  • Remember, this contest is all about having fun and testing your forecasting skills. Good luck to all participants!


Get ready to showcase your market wisdom and take a shot at winning the Guess the S&P 500 Friday Close Challenge. May the most accurate predictor win!


1 response to “Contest #18: Guess the S&P 500 Friday Close And Win Cash!”

  1. Neal says:

    Estimate = 5180