2020: Week 18 & 19

And just like that, April is over. This month flew by for me, as did the past two weeks. I was called back into work the week before last, and I also interviewed and took a job at a major home improvement chain. This past week I worked full time training and becoming a forklift operator in the Receiving Department. I’ve worked at three separate jobs in the past two weeks. I’m a little tired.

On the trading front, I was able to make a few interesting trades during this time.

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2020: Week 15

After my second week at home, I think I’m starting to find a rhythm. I start by checking headlines on Finviz.com. It’s good way to get a quick idea of what has happened, what is happening, and maybe a clue as to why the markets are moving the way they are. Next, I open Robinhood and see what the pre-market is doing. This past week it’s been steadily opening higher every day. That’s been a nice change of pace. My long Ford positions have been moving in the right direction.

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2020: Week 14

This week was very different for me. I was home all week. My day job as a leather craftsman is non-essential to public health and safety. So, the owners of the company I work for followed the Minnesota Governor’s order to shelter-in-place. It feels weird that staying at home is the best thing I can do right now, but that is the truth of the situation. And I am happy to do my part. Now, on to trading!

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My Trading Strategy

After two and a half years of trying to be a penny stock trader, an intra-day trader (without the benefit of having either all day to trade, nor enough capital to get past the pattern day-trader limit), a trend follower, a bio-med short seller, and an options trader (without knowing anything about options), I have finally found a trading strategy that works for me.

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