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Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge & SPX Sentiment Poll for Monday (4/16)

Cy's official Stockaholics thread archives group.

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How do you see the SPX closing on Monday (4/16)?

Poll closed Apr 16, 2018.
  1. Up.

    66.7%
  2. Flat. (+/-0.15% or less)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Down.

    33.3%
  1. bigbear0083

    bigbear0083 Content Manager
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    Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge for Monday (4/16)
    (Read this first post for the Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge)


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    Congrats to @ApexC the Stockaholics Daily Stock Pick Winner for (4/13)!

    *Link to Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge Thread for (4/13)*

    On to the next! The Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge for (4/16) starts at the opening bell on Monday, April 16th, 2018.

    If you want to be eligible to participate in the daily challenge here is what you need to do (REQUIRED!):
    • 1.) Post 1 ticker (ex. AAPL = Apple)
    • 2.) Choose either Long or Short (Obviously LONG = if you think it will go up ... or SHORT = if you think it will go down)
    • 3.) Your pick MUST be at least $2 at the previous day's close at the bare minimum! If you pick something that is under $2 then your pick will not count, and you will not be entered into the daily stock picking challenge!
    Challenge Rules (PLEASE READ THESE AND FOLLOW THEM!):
    • 1.) No OTC or IPOs.
    • 2.) No Futures, Forex, Indexes stuff like that... Equities ONLY that trade on the U.S. Stock Exchange!
    • 3.) If you don't post both the ticker AND the direction (LONG/SHORT) you won't be added to the list of contestants for the daily stock picking challenge!
    • 4.) You cannot duplicate someone's exact pick!
    • 5.) Picks absolutely MUST be posted in here before 4AM eastern time the day of the contest!
    • 6.) You are NOT allowed to pick any leveraged ETFs/ETNs (2x/3x). If you choose one, it will not count. If incorrect picks go un-noticed, you risk your position being forfeited!
    • 7.) RATIONALE - You may post up a rationale (either technical or fundamental) for your pick but it is not required. This is optional for everyone. Members who do post up a rationale for their pick will receive an additional 2 points in the members leaderboard.
    • 8.) Please DO NOT EDIT your original post with your pick! If you absolutely must choose another pick, please use a separate post and state that you are changing your original pick to something else!
    • 9.) You may choose to close out your pick at any time during the trading day. PLEASE POST YOUR OWN CLOSING PRICE! We will be using the intraday 1 minute closing price using the time stamp of your post on Stockaholics for when you closed out your pick. You will need to state the price & the time of when you closed out. I will be confirming that your closing price is correct by looking at the 1 min. intraday chart. If it is not correct, I will then post up your correct price and input that into the live spreadsheet.
    If you have any questions, feel free to ask, and if anyone sees someone else messing up, please correct them. Also, please look at your positions after I post the spreadsheets. I try to catch mistakes, in and out of my control, but need your help in making sure the information is accurate.

    Remember...the challenge starts at the opening bell on Monday, April 16th!

    GLTA.

    Click the button below to view today's challenge spreadsheet-
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    Click the button below to view the 2018 daily challenge winners-
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    Click the button below to view the 2018 daily challenge winners spreadsheet-
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    Click the button below to view the 2018 stock picking challenge members leaderboard-
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    Click the button below to view the 2018 daily stock picking challenge members records-
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    This is a poll for Monday 4/16, 2018
    Expires Monday at 4am eastern time on: 4/16/18
    Don't forget to click the "Vote Now" button! ;)

    How does Stockaholics think the S&P500 will close 4/16?

    Starting point:
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    **Starting point will be edited into this post after previous close**
    *Link to Previous Daily Poll Thread*
    Don't forget to post your vote to be listed in the 2018

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    Click the button below to view the 2018 Poll Member Voting Record Leaderboard-
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    Results from the last poll (4/13)
    2,663.99
    2,656.30 -0.29%


    Stockaholics Voted
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    Stockaholics wins the daily poll tally on Friday! Credit goes to the DOWN votes! :cool:


    Post your Vote!
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    Notes/Guidelines:
    1) For purpose of the spreadsheet record flat is currently based on +/-0.15% or less. Of course, everyone can define flat any way they choose.
    2) Up, Flat, or Down must be clearly specified in a post in order to be listed in the spreadsheet, otherwise it'll be assumed that post was not intended to be a part of the official record.
    3) It's OK to post your vote if you missed the deadline after the poll has expired and if the market has not really moved that much or especially if your late vote is opposite or flat of the S&P futures ATM. It will be up to my discretion and obviously, the more active voters will be given more leeway.
    4) Starting and ending points based on official daily ending close of the market.
    5) The primary goal of this game is to track our performance. You can consider it a contest or as a personal critiquing tool to better ones performance
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    #1 bigbear0083, Mar 27, 2018
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2018
  2. bigbear0083

    bigbear0083 Content Manager
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    Congratulations to today's daily stock pick winner and 20th time winner of the daily stock pick challenge in 2018 (3rd time winner in April!) -- @ApexC! :cool:

    Some worthy mentions also go out to our 2nd place winner -- @Steven_Burt and 3rd place winner -- @stock1234!

    Here was today's final daily challenge results-
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    Here were this week's daily challenge winners and their winning picks-
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    Click the button below to view the complete daily challenge winners & their winning picks in 2018 thus far-
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    And here is the daily challenge members leaderboard as of week ending 4.13.18-
    @emmett kelly is our current leader with 76 points this month! :cool:
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    And finally here are just some members stats from the daily stock picking challenge thus far in 2018-
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    Click the button below to view the complete 2018 stock picking challenge members leaderboard-
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    And lastly, we have the complete daily stock picking challenge members history which includes every pick posted from our active participants this year!

    Click the button below to view the complete 2018 daily stock picking challenge members records-
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  3. bigbear0083

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    Post #1 Updated!
    Scores Graded!


    Click the button below to view the full 2018 Stockaholics Poll Member Voting Record-
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    *Link to Previous Daily Poll Thread*

    Stockaholics wins the daily poll tally on Friday! Credit goes to the DOWN votes! :cool:

    Special shout outs go out to our 3 posted DOWN voters on Friday!-

    @bigbear0083
    @Steven_Burt
    @stock1234

    Special commendation also goes out to our current daily poll consecutive leader with 7 in a row!-

    @stock1234

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    @stock1234 is still our current overall daily poll percentage leader for the year with a 61.43% voting accuracy in 2018 thus far!

    And here is the daily poll members voting record leaderboard as of week ending 4.13.18-
    @stock1234 is our current leader with 44 points this month! :cool:
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    And finally here are just some members stats from the daily voting records thus far in 2018-
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    Click the button below to view the complete 2018 poll members voting record leaderboard-
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    Whelp, that is a wrap from me today ... GLTA and I hope you all enjoy the rest of your evening and weekend ahead! And many thanks goes out to all of you who participated on the daily challenge today! Get rested. Cheers y'alls! :cool:

    And please do not forget to click in your vote on the poll & post your vote before midnight eastern time on Monday!!!
     
  4. bigbear0083

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    market - down

    sq - long
     
  5. bigbear0083

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    Here is Monday's daily challenge spreadsheet in case I'm unable to get around to it later tomorrow-
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    NOTE: *Ignore the current "opening prices" as those will automatically correct to tomorrow's opening prices after 9:30am eastern time.*

    Good luck to all of our participants in here for tomorrow! :cool:

    @bigbear0083

    NOTE: I am just posting up tomorrow's spreadsheet a little earlier than usual in here as I have a pretty busy day ahead of me for tomorrow. I will continue adding members picks up until 4am eastern time tomorrow morning so don't think you are excluded from tomorrow's challenge if I haven't listed your name up right now. I just wanted to get this spreadsheet posted in here and out of the way so I don't have to worry about getting it up at a later time tomorrow. ;)
     
  6. ApexC

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    Market -up
    SOL - Short
    They are just, Shit Out of Luck.
     
  7. Ken34

    Ken34 2017 Stock Picking Contest Winner

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    dang u took my pick, lol
     
  8. Ken34

    Ken34 2017 Stock Picking Contest Winner

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    voting market up

    etsy - long
     
  9. stock1234

    stock1234 2017 Stock Picking Contest Winner

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    Market Up

    PXD - Long
     
  10. ApexC

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    Close SOL @ $2.33 @11:20 EST
     

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