Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Yearly Round Up.....

Things are typically slow the last week of the year, so Ive had a chance to go back and calculate my return on all of my picks that I made this year.  It wasnt too bad, though I admit, I hoped it was more, but in such a sucky market, I'll take it.

So I grossed 151% (this means if I traded $10000 everyday, my gross profit without touching the original trading capital is $15100, a total of $25100) This doesnt include commission or margin interest costs.  Sticking to a set strategy has really helped.  My issue in the coming year will probably be indentifying t he turning point in the economy and switching  to my long strategy, but until then, im sticking with the shorts.

You can check out all of my picks for the past year here.

Even The Muslims Hate OJ!

Or something like that!

(ht to The  Muqata)

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Trades for Monday 12/22/08

Closing Trades:
Bot back LEG with 1.7% and AG with 2.3%

Strategy Picks for the Close:

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Happy Chanuka Everyone!

My Friday Non-Pick

I havent been trading on Friday since Shabbos starts so early, but here's what I would have picked..........

A Short of CTAS


Catching Up - Trades for Thursday 12/18/08

Closing Trades:
Got back SLAB with 1.9%
LEG is still open

Strategy Picks for the Close:

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Trades for Wednesday 12/17/08

Closing Trades:
nothing today - nothing was open

Strategy Trades for the Close:

Monday, December 15, 2008

Trades for Monday 12/15/08

Closing Trades:
Finally got rid of KR with 1.8%

No new picks!

The World's Longest Commercial....

but amusing!



Hat Tip: AC

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Trades for Friday 12/12/08 and Weekly Wrap Up

Closing Trades:
Got rid of SWK with 3.3% at the open.
We are still short KR.

No new picks today - shabbos is too early.

Weekly Wrap Up:
Weekly Total:  9.2%

Monthly Total So Far:  21.6%

Just a Pic.....

Zev and his Baby!

Thursday, December 11, 2008


In need opinions about a post, but I recognize that the pics may be offensive to some.  That's your warning.

The post is here.

Trades for Thursday 12/11/08

Closing Trades:
Got rid of my short of MTN with 2.4%
Still short KR, but Im ok with it!

Strategy Trades for the Close:
Short SWK

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Trades for Tuesday 12/09/08

Closing Trades:
Bought back MMM with 3.5%

Strategy Picks for the Close:
(Though I am acknowledging that any agreement with the Big 3 will make the markets rally...)

You Would If You Could...

So I was thinking...what would I do if I could, in terms of work?  Im lucky in that I LOVE trading.  But if I didnt have any restrictions (monetary, religious, etc) Id totally want to be a roller derby girl and/or a tattoo artist....how about you?

Monday, December 8, 2008

Trades for mOnday 12/08/08

No Closing Trades - Nothing was open.

Strategy Trades for the Close:
Short MMM

Friday, December 5, 2008

Trades for Friday 12/05/08 and Weekly Wrap Up

Closing Trades:
Bought back SLB with 1.2%.  Could have gotten more.......but I gotta make shabbos!

Here's how the week shaped up:
Weekly Total: 12.4%

Monthly Total So Far:  12.4%

Think I'll take it........its my best week in a while!

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Trades for Thursday 12/04/08

Closing Trades:
Bought back both EMN and BBBY  with 2.9% and 2.5%, respectively.

Strategy Picks for the Close:
Short SLB

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


Looks like Im screwed on STJ........crap crap crap!!

(Update 9:46):  ok - never mind.....i got out with 1.7%.

Strategy Picks for the Close:

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Trades for Tuesday 12/2/08

No Closing trades.  Nothing is open.

Strategy Picks for the Close:

Short STJ
(this isnt my regular strategy.  Im testing one out.)

Monday, December 1, 2008

Trades for Monday 12/1/08

Closing Trades:
Bought back FRO with 7% at the open

No picks for the close.