Tuesday, December 4, 2018: DOW Ends the Day at -799.36 Points

DOW 799.36—-NASDAQ -283.09—-SP500 +90.31—-NYSE -355.67

Portfolio Leaders: No Leaders Today!
Portfolio Laggards: CAT, ISRG, BA

Yes, oh the humanities!!!

It was a terrible day on the stock market today. In other words, today sucked!

The DOW was -799.36? Are you freaking kidding me?

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Monday, December 3, 2018: First Trading Day of December

DOW +287.97—-NASDAQ +110.98—-SP500 +30.20—-NYSE +120.00

Portfolio Leaders: ISRG, BA, AAPL
Portfolio Laggards: None

It was basically a good day on Wall Street today.

All major indexes ended in the green, and overall most sectors were fairly strong. The portfolio did well and let’s hope we are back on track now, although I’m prepared to keep my fingers crossed.

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Day Trading Rules and Guidelines: Stock Whisperer Edition

The thing is, it takes a certain mindset to day trade, and I believe that yoga and meditation have been a large part of my day trading success. Because you have to be very patient, and you have to keep an even, level head about the whole concept of day trading before beginning.

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Saturday, November 24, 2018: A Dreadful Thanksgiving Week for the Markets

DOW -178.74—-NASDAQ -33.27—-SP500 -17.37—-NYSE -87.10

Portfolio Leaders: SHOP, CTL
Portfolio Laggards: BPT, AAPL, BA

Oh man, what a horrible week on the stock market!

I remember we were at nice levels of profit at the beginning of October, then the roof caved in.

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Monday, November 19, 2018: Day Trading Notes, Waiting for December

DOW -395.78—-NASDAQ -219.40—-SP500 45.54—-NYSE -119.37

Portfolio Leaders: T
Portfolio Laggards: ISRG, SHOP, BA

Another brutal day on the stock market, with the DOW falling some -395 points. Ouch! That REALLY hurt… as I continue to watch the portfolio fall and people telling me to hold on… I guess my long term holds will bounce back, but when?

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Trading Notes: Analysis of a Day Trade

Day Trading can be extremely risky to the uninitiated. Trade at your own risk!

Having said that, I have been trading for more than 10 years, but had resisted the temptation to day trade because of the risky nature of this type of trading.

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Friday, November 9, 2018: Post-Midterm Election Update and Day Trading

DOW -263.61—-NASDAQ -161.48—-SP500 -33.94—-NYSE -122.03

Portfolio Leaders: No Leaders Today
Portfolio Laggards: ISRG, SHOP, AAPL

So, a couple of days ago we had a nice, strong rally the day after the midterm elections. And you’d think both Republicans and Democrats were happy with the outcome, as both claimed victory over these midterms elections.

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