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Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge & SPX Sentiment Poll for Thursday (1/17)

Cy's official Stockaholics thread archives group.

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How do you see the SPX closing on Thursday (1/17)?

Poll closed Jan 17, 2019.
  1. Up.

    22.2%
  2. Flat. (+/-0.15% or less)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Down.

    77.8%
  1. bigbear0083

    bigbear0083 Content Manager
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    Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge for Thursday (1/17)
    (Read this first post for the Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge)


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    Congrats to @stock1234 the Stockaholics Daily Stock Pick Winner for (1/16)!

    *Link to Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge Thread for (1/16)*

    On to the next! The Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge for (1/17) starts at the opening bell on Thursday, January 17th, 2019.

    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 closing price 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 Thursday, January 17th!

    GLTA.

    Click the button below to view today's challenge spreadsheet-
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    EMBEDDED SHEET:



    Click the button below to submit your daily pick via the Google Form-
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    ***IMPORTANT NOTICE: MARKET DIRECTION VOTES ARE REQUIRED TO BE "POSTED" ON THIS THREAD IN ORDER TO BE ADDED TO THE MEMBERS VOTING RECORD SPREADSHEET!***

    EMBEDDED FORM:



    Click the button below to view the 2019 daily challenge winners-
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    Click the button below to view the 2019 daily challenge winners spreadsheet-
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    Click the button below to view the 2019 stock picking challenge members leaderboard-
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    Click the button below to view the 2019 daily stock picking challenge members records-
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    This is a poll for Thursday 1/17, 2019
    Expires Thursday at 4am eastern time on: 1/17/19
    Don't forget to click the "Vote Now" button! ;)

    How does Stockaholics think the S&P500 will close 1/17?

    Starting point:
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    DYNAMIC SPX DAILY CHART:

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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 2019

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    Click the button below to view the 2019 Poll Member Voting Record Leaderboard-
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    Results from the last poll (1/16)
    2,610.30
    2,616.10 (+0.22%)


    Stockaholics Voted
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    Stockaholics wins the daily poll tally on Wednesday! Credit goes to the UP 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, Jan 2, 2019
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2019
  2. Steven_Burt

    Steven_Burt Well-Known Member

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    Tomorrow is the day!! :D

    Market - DOWN
     
  3. bigbear0083

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    Congratulations to today's daily stock pick winner and 1st time winner of the daily stock pick challenge in 2019 (1st time winner in January!) -- @stock1234! :cool:

    Some worthy mentions also go out to our 2nd place winner -- @Lico Inv and 3rd place winner -- @Three Eyes!

    Here was today's final daily challenge results-
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    Click the button below to view the complete daily challenge winners & their winning picks in 2019 thus far-
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    Daily stock picking challenge stats:
    • Longest active daily stock picking challenge winning streak belongs to NONE with 0 straight 1st place finishes.
    • Best overall daily stock picking challenge winning percentage leader belongs to @Lico Inv at 54.55% winning accuracy in 2019.
    • Most 1st place finishes in 2019 belongs to @rStock with 3 first place finishes in 2019 thus far.
    • Most 1st place finishes this month belongs to @rStock with 3 first places finishes this month thus far.
    • Longest daily stock picking challenge winning streak in 2019 belongs to @snuffalchewy with 2 straight 1st place finishes this year.
    • Longest daily stock picking challenge winning streak ever belongs to @emmett kelly with 6 straight 1st place finishes in 2018.
    And here is the daily challenge members leaderboard as of today-
    (To make things less cumbersome & time consuming for me I will just simply post up the link to the members leaderboard spreadsheet here instead of posting up a full screenshot everytime.)

    Click the button below to view the complete 2019 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 2019 daily stock picking challenge members records-
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  4. bigbear0083

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    Post #1 Updated!
    Scores Graded!


    Click the button below to view the full 2019 Stockaholics Poll Member Voting Records-
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    *Click Here for the Previous Daily Poll Thread!*

    Stockaholics wins the daily poll tally on Wednesday! Credit goes to the UP votes! :cool:

    Congratulations to the following members who voted UP in the poll!

    @Stoch
    @stock1234
    @Lico Inv
    @Three Eyes
    @emmett kelly
    @Ken34

    Daily market direction voting poll stats:
    • Longest active daily poll winning streak belongs to @Three Eyes and @stock1234 with 3 straight correct daily market calls.
    • Best overall daily poll percentage leader in 2019 belongs to @bigbear0083 at 81.82% daily poll voting accuracy this year.
    • Best overall daily poll percentage leader this month belongs to @bigbear0083 at 81.82% daily poll voting accuracy this month.
    • Most consecutive correct daily market calls in 2019 belongs to @bigbear0083 9 correct calls.
    • Most consecutive correct daily market calls ever belongs to @stock1234 with 16 correct picks in 2017.
    And here is the daily poll members voting record leaderboard as of today-
    (To make things less cumbersome & time consuming for me I will just simply post up the link to the members leaderboard spreadsheet here instead of posting up a full screenshot everytime.)

    Click the button below to view the complete 2019 poll members voting record leaderboard-
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    Please post your Vote on this thread and make sure to also click in your Vote on the poll at the top as well by 4AM eastern time on Thursday!
     
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  5. bigbear0083

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    grats again goes out to @Three Eyes and @stock1234 with the current stockaholics active win streak high at 3 in a row!

    also a worthy mention goes out to stockaholics as a voting majority, a really nice start thus far this year! only 3 wrong (well actually 2 1/2 since the first daily poll was 1/2 right :p) in 2019 up to this point. not too shabby at all! :cool:

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  6. stock1234

    stock1234 2017 Stockaholics Contest Winner

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    Good to see stockaholics is doing well so far as a group this year :cool:
     
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  7. Ken34

    Ken34 2017 Stock Picking Contest Winner

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    voting market down
     
  8. bigbear0083

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    market - down
     
  9. Lico Inv

    Lico Inv Active Member

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    Market - Up... I'm going against this expected collaborative consensus.
     
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  10. Three Eyes

    Three Eyes 2018 Stockaholics Contest Winner

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    Market - DOWN
     
  11. Stoch

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    Market down - almost at 50dma
     
  12. stock1234

    stock1234 2017 Stockaholics Contest Winner

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    Market Down
     
  13. snuffalchewy

    snuffalchewy Active Member

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  14. emmett kelly

    emmett kelly Well-Known Member

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    Market UP
     
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  15. rStock

    rStock Well-Known Member

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    Market DOWN
     
  16. stock1234

    stock1234 2017 Stockaholics Contest Winner

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    Please close UNFI at $12.77, thanks Cy
     
  17. rStock

    rStock Well-Known Member

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    No luck today, mine jumped too high premarkert ...
     

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