Welcome to my blog. A lot has changed since I started this thing. I'm now trading live after about a year of paper trading and studying. Originally I had planned on starting part time and slowly growing my account but life has a funny way of changing your plans. I found myself at a crossroads of sorts and quickly realized that I was being given a once in a lifetime opportunity to pursue my goals. I took the leap and I'm not looking back. Follow me here and see the triumphs and the losses.

Updated (08-10-16)

I tend to look for momentum trades that I can hold for anywhere from a few hours to a few days. I usually take positions of $5k to $10k in size to allow larger gains on smaller percentages (it's easier to hit a 1% to 5% gain vs a 10% to 20%+ gainer) and I like to use a trailing stop.

This blog is a way for me to log my progress and to aid me in learning, I hope that you find it useful. Financial freedom isn't given, it is earned. So plant the seeds of education and grow your pennies!

Friday, June 20, 2014

End of Day Update 06/19/14

Had a bit of a mess up with my paper trading account @ SureTrader. For some reason it reset it's self and I lost what I've done the last couple of days. I don't have the exact numbers but lets just say it was a major fail! I think it was somewhere near a $9,000.00 loss today because several long positions flipped and headed in the other direction. I got to the computer later in the trading day and the damage was done. Oh well... guess the reset was a sign haha.

End of Day Update:

SureTrader: ***Reset***

Stock Wars: $100,624.25 +0.62% for a loss of $283.50

Penny Stocks 1000: $571.83 -42.82% for a loss of $3.61

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