Day Trading Memory Bank


Submitted July 11, 2003, 8:55 PM

During what years were you an active day trader?
present
How developed were your computer skills before you day traded? What software did you use to trade? Did day trading affect your use of computers for things other than personal finance?
I am computer science major
What was your employment status before, and during the time you day traded?
employed..
Did you day trade at work, at home, or in a trading office? How many hours a day did you trade?
at work/at home... 4 hrs/day
Where did you access information for your day trading? Online or offline? From chat groups, message boards, websites, or other sources?
Yahoo, silicon investor, ragingbull. CNBC. quote.com live charts.
What has been the result of your day trading? Were you financially successful? How has trading affected your professional and personal life? What are your thoughts about your experience?
It is not exactly daytrading I am doing. It is mostly like short term trading.. I started with $5000 and lost all the money except $140. During the downtrend, I learned some valuable lessons. Now I focus on momentum trading and shoot for minimum 50% profit from each trade. Sometimes it takes one hr/ sometime it takes 1 month, but finally I am able get that much returns. So far in six months had 2650% profit. Hoping to have atleast 750000 by the end of the year 2003. My main goal is retire with atleast $150 million.... This is the plan of my game... ./stock Initial investment : 140 Percentage : 50 Current value : 3900 1 210.00 2 315.00 3 472.50 4 708.75 5 1063.12 6 1594.69 7 2392.03 8 3588.05 ********* Current Value is here ******* The percentage gain is : 2685.71 9 5382.07 10 8073.11 11 12109.66 Reached 10000 Limit 12 18164.49 13 27246.73 14 40870.10 15 61305.14 Reached 50000 Limit 16 91957.72 17 137936.58 Reached 100000 Limit 18 206904.86 19 310357.29 Reached 250000 Limit 20 465535.94 21 698303.91 Reached 500000 Limit 22 1047455.87 Reached 750000 Limit 23 1571183.80 24 2356775.71 25 3535163.56 26 5302745.34 27 7954118.01 28 11931177.02 29 17896765.53 30 26845148.29 31 40267722.44 32 60401583.66 33 90602375.49 34 135903563.23 Reached 100000000 Limit
In addition to saving your story to the archive, may we post it to the web? (yes/no)
yes



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