Temple B’nai Israel of White Oak

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The StockGame is a fun game and a way to test your stock market savvy. We hope that you will join us with this important fundraising project. Help us to preserve our treasured history…and have some great fun along the way.

First Prize
Second Prize
Third Prize
#1 Each Week

Here is how our StockGame fundraiser works:

  • The cost to invest is $25/certificate.
  • Select 5 of the 50 stocks listed (a random pick option is also available).
  • The Game will run for 8 consecutive weeks, from January 9 to March 3, 2023.
  • At the beginning of the Game each portfolio is valued at an imaginary $100,000 ($20,000/stock).
  • At the close of the market each Friday during the contest each purchased certificate will be revalued based on the closing prices. The highest valued certificate each week will be awarded $25.
  • At the end of the final week of the contest, the 3 portfolios that have the largest values will win $1,000, $500, and $200, respectively.

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A staggering $37,857.50 separate this week’s winning portfolio and the certificate that is not performing so well. In spite of this gap, 347 of us still remain in positive territory.

No matter where you are in the weekly standings it could have been worse. It was possible to lose $7,339.82 had you picked the following portfolio:

TR Tootsie Roll Industries
IBM International Business Machines
MATW Matthews International
INMD InMode Ltd.
AG First Majestic Silver Corp

On the other side of the performance scale, 1 stock had an amazing appreciation in value. Around noon on Friday the Lucid Group had record sales. A link to describe the most unusual day’s events follows:

Click Here to Learn More About the Lucid Group

Had you picked the following stocks your portfolio could have been valued at a whopping $146,984.32. That’s an increase of nearly $47,000.

LCID Lucid
NATI National Instruments
WBD Warner Brothers Discovery
ON On Semiconductor

If you had Lucid in your portfolio you would have increased in value by $20,471.70 in just 3 weeks. With most of that increase happening yesterday. It is safe to say that Revva Benovitz had picked Lucid in her top performing portfolio on certificate #4311 which was valued at $133,096.03.

Revva’s other picks on this certificate were:

GM General Motors
GOOG Alphabet
WBD Warner Brothers Discovery
WMT Walmart

Note that Revva has another certificate #4284 that is currently in 4th place.

Revva, congratulations…the check will be in the mail on Monday!

The report of standings is above. Once again the left side of the report is ranked by value and the right side of the report is sorted alphabetically. See you next week! Good luck and stay tuned….

Official TBI StockGame Rules

The StockGame begins when the Stock Market opens Monday, January 9, 2023, and ends when the Market closes on Friday, March 3, 2023.

Your object is to select a portfolio of five (5) different stocks listed on the front of this certificate which will appreciate as much as possible during the course of the StockGame. The 3 portfolios having the greatest value at market close on Friday, March 3, 2023 will be the winners.

Your donation of $25.00 entitles you to a (fictitious) $100,000 to invest in the common stock issue of exactly five (no more, no fewer ) of the 50 corporations listed. $20,000 will automatically be “invested” for you in each of the five stocks whose names or numbers you have checked from the official certificate form. The number of shares to be “purchased” of each of the checked stocks will be calculated based on the closing price of the issue on Friday, January 6, 2023. Fractional shares will be calculated in the purchase. On the opening day of the contest each portfolio will be valued at $100,000.

The 3 Certificates with the highest final values will win final prizes of $1000, $500, and $200. In addition, the Certificate which is worth the most on each Friday (except the last) will win a weekly prize of $25. In case of ties, prizes will be shared.

If fewer than 200 certificates are entered, Temple B’nai Israel reserves the right to award 20%, 10%, and 2% respectively of the gross receipts.

If any number but 5 stocks are checked, TBI will adjust the total to 5 selections at random. By checking the Random Select Box you instruct Temple B’nai Israel to check 5 stocks for you at random. You can wait until the Stock Market closes on Friday, January 6, 2023, to check your stocks, but if your entry is postmarked after the deadline of 11:59 pm, Sunday, January 8, 2023, TBI will ignore your choices and instead select five (5) stocks for you at random. Temple B’nai Israel is the sole computer and judge of the Stock Game and all of these rules.

DIRECTIONS: Please print your name, address, phone number and e-mail clearly on each of the Certificates you are entering and indicate the TBI Representative who sold it to you. Select 5 stocks by placing a check mark (✓) between the stock number and the stock symbol. Select your method of payment on the form. If you write a check, please make it payable to Temple B’nai Israel and put the certificate number/s on the check. Send in the original certificate/s (white) and retain the copy (yellow) for your records. Weekly standings of all certificates will be posted on the Temple B’nai Israel website (http://www.tbiwhiteoak.org).