Discussion in 'Weekly stock picking challenge' started by ChronicDDL, Jan 30, 2006.
GW - 8.54
KMB - 57.12
PD - 160.86
Lots of Red on the ol' spreadsheet thus far. Only real stocks that have made significant gains (>5%) on the first 3 days of this challenge are :
I'll post the weekly stats after the closing bell.
Good Luck to all!
Weekly Standings as of 2/3:
Early Gainers include:
Early Losers include:
-4.34% (Investing Moron)
Leading in the monthly challenge seems like a distant memory now, and I have been wondering what happened to TripleBuy. I miss his weekly updates. Maybe vacationing in Bimini or some other exotic tropical paradise with his winnings?
Can we have an update on the monthly please? I would appreciate it, thanks!
Thanks TCG - I took a look at PRLS early this week, bought in and picked up 10% gain Monday to Friday (planned and pre-programmed exit point) and it's appearing to still be going higher.
I'm in PRLS for the second time. Copped a profit and got back in a little early this time, day before valentines day @ 6.75, so back in the green finally.
I just adapted the spreadsheet I was using for the weekly thing and I'll post the monthly results tomorrow night!
Investingmoron is currently winning with a gain of 3.4% for the month. CHIC really pulled through for him.
Buyondips is second with 1.5%
Everyone else is negative, with an investment average of -3.1% Oh dear!
Well maybe tomorrow everything will change!!
My problem with the contest is that I rarely look at stocks above $25.00. I spent about 1 minute picking UBS and INTU using MSN's stock screener. The way things are going today, my overall % might be 0.00. Hopefully March will be better.
A bad month!
Investingmoron is the monthly stockpicking winner! Congrats! The best of a bad bunch though really. I think we were all investing morons in the month of february! I hope march brings better things!
Yes, we didn't do well last month. But at least I'm glad I actually purchased a few shares of TIBX. Congrats to InvestingMoron!
The entry for my pick, PGR was wrong. PGR has never been at $141.40. The entry price for PGR should be $104.60. That's a 2.7% gain
The Guru has spoken
I didn't mind losing a little for the challenge. The bad part is I decided to put my money where my mouth was and actually own some BTU & FIZ. I feel confident that these companies will do OK in the long run, but we did have a bad month. I sold my WFMI a few weeks ago but may get back in.
Sorry TCG - I just took Triplebuy's entry prices that he posted a month ago. You're right - it never got anywhere near $141! It does indeed look like it was $104.60.
This would mean you had an overall gain of 8.4% for the month making you the winner by a mile!
CORRECTION: 1st place: Thechartguru 8.4%
I'l run the monthly challenge this month I'll make sure I get the entry prices right!
Thank you. I would like to receive this award in honor of all my friends, family members and all my fans. I couldn't have done it without you.
The Guru has spoken
*concedes title to TCG*
I'm closing this thread - the March thread is here:
Congratulations TheChartGuru - send me your address and I will send you a copy of Conquer the Crash by Robert Prechter Jr. - next month's winner gets one also.
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