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Old 04-10-2017, 01:54 AM   #61
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I just realized my two trades bounced even using the max. function. So most of the portfolio is still in cash.

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Old 04-11-2017, 03:23 PM   #62
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I just bought BURL because it was especially low for unknown, probably randomish reasons while having decent prospects and it's my first stock of this game that I didn't day trade, but if I did I could have made $3,927.40 (.79%) at the close. I already have my sell order in for a certain price.
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Not much jockeying for change in positions today. Though notice the big difference in values between top and bottom of leaderboard. As of current rank, I'm at position 8 of 12. Just as I planned .
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Something like half the players got bull awards for having over 75% stock. I guess I'm one of the conservative investors in this competition. No awards for me yet.
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In a contest like this, I think you need to go in big. JMHO
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Just wanted to let you guys know I joined the game a few days ago. I'm not that active on the forums but will try to be from here on out. Looking forward to having some fun and learning new things.
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Old 04-21-2017, 01:51 PM   #67
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Nice buy on SHOP
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This is the time of day/night when I usually check for trading opportunities for real life and this contest, but with the stuff in the news, I'm glad I'm holding significant cash and I think I'll keep it that way. Eventually I'll look at VDC's holdings (consumer staples) and weed out the retail stores and the sin stocks and buy about 10 of the remaining individual stocks.
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This is the time of day/night when I usually check for trading opportunities for real life and this contest, but with the stuff in the news, I'm glad I'm holding significant cash and I think I'll keep it that way. Eventually I'll look at VDC's holdings (consumer staples) and weed out the retail stores and the sin stocks and buy about 10 of the remaining individual stocks.
As for me, I'm buying today no matter what as I don't pay attention to outside news but just follow my system .
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I don't know about you guys and gals, but my play money portfolio is doing quite well today. ��
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I gained a little. I'll still be #2 in the morning.
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I don't know about you guys and gals, but my play money portfolio is doing quite well today. ��
Same. +$34,118.00(2.12 %) today. Coming back slowly from the terrible start I had on this contest.
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Only about +$2800 for me and will be slipping towards to bottom tomorrow. I'm not worried though. I really don't think I'll be at the bottom for too long .
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Looks to me like Spudd jumped to second with a great trade on CRHM.
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If you click on history next to each persons name on the ranking page, you can see their realtime portfolio value (minus mutual fund changes)
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If you click on history next to each persons name on the ranking page, you can see their realtime portfolio value (minus mutual fund changes)
If my memory is right, I don't believe we can invest in mutual funds.
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I think Spudd's jumped up near or after closing.
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Looks like by the end of today, I'll be sitting in last place. Hopefully, I'm just a turtle amongst all the hares in the race .

But, at least I can say my balance is more than the starting $1M balance.
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Microcaps are killing me (even though I'm doing well). Sometimes the maximum shares is too low to be worth it. Other times I place an order and the maximum drops and the trade fails. That happened today with LTRX even though I had no problem buying and selling in real life with Fidelity.
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