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2011 entries now open; 2010 event races to a climax

December 13, 2010 – The 2010 World Cup Championship of Futures & Forex Trading® is setting a new standard for “depth of field.“

With the year-long competition entering its finals weeks, the top five competitors all boast triple-digit returns in one of the closest races in the 27-year history of the event. It has taken triple-digit returns to win the competition 21 of the last 26 years.

Through Dec. 7, the contenders stack up like this:

  1. Andrea Unger 277%
  2. Brady Preston 213%
  3. Andrea Unger 172%
  4. Kurt Sakaeda 164%
  5. Michael Cook 146%

With two top-performing accounts in this year’s competition, Unger is vying to become the first trader to win the World Cup title three years in succession. Unger captured the World Cup Championship of Futures Trading with returns of 672% in ‘08 and 115% in ‘09.

This is real-money competition (void where prohibited) with standings based on net increase in starting equity (minimum $15,000). Prizes include coveted Bull & Bear trophies, authority to trade five $50,000 Awards Accounts, and spots on the advisory staff.

The 2011 World Cup Trading Championships feature futures/forex and stock-trading divisions. Entries are now being accepted; go to to register or learn more.

World Cup competition is sponsored by and PFGBEST. PFGBEST is among the largest non-clearing U.S. Futures Commission Merchants, with offices in more than 80 countries. Standings are updated daily on the and PFGBEST web sites.

For more information, or to arrange for an interview with a top competitor, contact Jim O’Connell at or at 312-775-3544.

PFGBEST is a rapidly-expanding global financial services and technology firm, specializing in electronic trading, futures, forex, options, and managed accounts. The company is also an industry leader in investor education, and it offers numerous free webinars each week attended by hundreds of people wishing to further their knowledge and skill in trading, charting, comprehending various government reports, enriching their understanding of trading psychology, and many other topics.

Media Contact: Patricia Campbell 312-775-3411