Contest: March Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $131,022.78 Trading Strategy For This Contest I’ve watched the market as it fluctuates, learning to buy and short gold as it adjusts. I tend to go with my gut instinct when buying stocks. Sometimes it works, sometimes, not so much. The best thing you can do, to help you Read More…
Contest: March Trading Strategy Final Portfolio Value: $101,169.24 Trading Strategy For This Contest Trading Strategy: Investing for the first time in the stock market is very overwhelming; even if it is done with virtual money. I’ll start saying that implementing a strategy takes a lot of practice and patience. You must begin understanding some of Read More…
Contest: February Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $135,104.98 (+35.1%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I made 4 trades at the start of the month all based on gold being undervalued. I suspected a medium term rally and I therefor bought leveraged gold stocks/etf. The only reason I made 4 trades was because I was forced Read More…
Contest: February Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $143,899.64 (+43.9%) Trading Strategy For This Contest Study sectors precious metals and energy- they have greatest potential for change because of most “auction” mentality” in stock and options activity. Research understanding small cap stocks. Read up on them and knowledge of these individuals is key. Final Open Positions Read More…
Contest: December Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $117,803.89 (+17.80%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I’ll be general with my strategy so what I have done is I kept a max 5 stocks so it is easy to manage and chose which stock to buy wisely. (BUY WHAT YOU KNOW) that’s pretty much it 🙂 Final Read More…
Contest: Second November Investing Contest Final Rank: 2 Final Portfolio Value: $113,134.06 (+13.13%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I usually found stocks that had high volume and good community sentiment. As well as good stock short term news. I then bought into those stocks, and when they went up. I shorted them. MACD and Bolinger Read More…
Contest: Second November Investing Contest Final Rank: 5 Final Portfolio Value: $112,017.03 (+12.01%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I looked for low prices stocks breaking new highs and held on for a couple minutes or over night, then I sold them, sometimes shorting stocks that are too hyped up Performance Over The Total Contest Click Read More…
Contest: Second November Investing Contest Final Rank: 3 Final Portfolio Value: $112,739.67 (+12.73%) Trading Strategy For This Contest First off, thanks for the great game everyone! Well played. This being my first HTMW monetized contest, I feel very humbled and excited to win. During last week, I played the VIX and biotech stocks. TVIX and Read More…
Contest: October Third Daily Challenge Final Rank: 7 Final Portfolio Value: $101,621.37 (+1.62%) Trading Strategy For This Contest For the October 3rd Daily Contest I picked a mix between triple-leveraged ETFs and a few companies that I felt were undervalued. The triple-leveraged ETFs are great for a daily competition because the profits are huge if Read More…
Contest: October Third Daily Challenge Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $108,724.97 (+8.72%) Trading Strategy For This Contest The strategy I prefer to use is to look for stocks that have been unfairly beaten down. Many stocks are down at any given time and most justifiably so. However, there are those that have become oversold. Read More…
Contest: September Monthly Million Contest Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $1,308,146.64 (+30.8%) Trading Strategy For This Contest My strategy is finding pharmaceutical/biotech companies. I find corporations that are testing products. I look for ones who have an upcoming announcement on phase 3 testing or FDA approvals. I keep those stocks on my watchlist. Once Read More…
Contest: October First Daily Challenge Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $104,671.33 (+4.67%) Day Trading Strategy For This Contest For this daily contest, I purchased 4 ETF stocks, then sold 2 of them once I had a good lead, not wanting to give up all of my gains. My strategy is to purchase the riskiest Read More…
Contest: October First Daily Challenge Final Rank: 3 Final Portfolio Value: $102,112.25 (+2.11%) Day Trading Strategy For This Contest For this day-trading contest, my big winners were the triple-leveraged ETFs (Click Here for a list of leveraged ETFs!) and . is a triple-leveraged Bear Oil ETF, so when oil goes down by 1%, this ETF Read More…
Contest: October First Weekly Challenge Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $116,943.82 (+16.94%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I select highly volatile and liquid stocks / ETFs to trade, paying attention to how they behave (gap up/down) the 1st 15 min of the opening session. Final Open Positions and Portfolio Allocation Performance Over The Total Read More…
Contest: October First Daily Contest Final Rank: 6 Final Portfolio Value: $101,341.05 (+1.34%) Day Trading Strategy For This Contest I usually focus on Lower priced stocks because they tend to be more volatile. Tuesday however didn’t have very many stocks doing what I prefer to trade, so I pretty much picked one of the top Read More…
Contest: Official September Contest Final Rank: 5 Final Portfolio Value: $1,119,202.95 (+11.19%) Trading Strategy For This Contest My strategy is to look for stocks to short that are moving up (30% +)on news with greater than average volume. So much of the time people get overly excited about the news and drive the price higher Read More…
Final Rank: 3 Final Portfolio Value: $1,181,543.46 (+18.15%) Trading Strategy For This Contest I used was mainly “gap plays”; I analyze gaps in the premarket everyday, once I determine if the gap will be filled for short term investing, I will place my trade and swing looking for a 10%-20% profit. 90% of all gaps Read More…
Final Rank: 318 / 518 Final Portfolio Value: $992,114,784.48 (-0.79%) Investment Strategy For The Blue Chip Investment Contest Since time was very limited for me in the Blue Chip Investment Challenge. I just tried to get as much profit as possible by trading SPXU and other triple leveraged ETF’s and trying to time the market. Read More…
Final Rank: 338 / 518 Final Portfolio Value: $979,922,717.88 (-2.01%) Investment Strategy For This Contest I don’t know if what I did even qualifies as strategy. I purchased about 20 or stocks that were familiar and then I closed my eyes and crossed my fingers. The end result was losses across the board that ranged Read More…
Final Rank: 331 / 518 Final Portfolio Value: $985,785,982.85 (-1.42%) Investment Strategy For This Contest This was a contest where I wanted to go big or crash hard. The news leading up to the contest was dominated by the crash in oil prices, so I figured that there would probably be a rebound coming soon. Read More…