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Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge & SPX Sentiment Poll for Thursday (8/1)

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How do you see the SPX closing on Thursday (8/1)?

Poll closed Aug 1, 2019.
  1. Up.

    42.9%
  2. Flat. (+/-0.15% or less)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Down.

    57.1%
  1. bigbear0083

    bigbear0083 Content Manager
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    Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge for Thursday (8/1)
    (Read this first post for the Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge)


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    Congrats to @Wildebeestmode the Stockaholics Daily Stock Pick Winner for (7/31)!

    *Link to Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge Thread for (7/31)*

    On to the next! The Stockaholics Daily Stock Picking Challenge for (8/1) starts at the opening bell on Thursday, August 1st, 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, August 1st!

    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 8/1, 2019
    Expires Thursday at 4am eastern time on: 8/1/19
    Don't forget to click the "Vote Now" button! ;)

    How does Stockaholics think the S&P500 will close 8/1?

    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 (7/31)
    3,013.18
    2,980.38 (-1.09%)


    Stockaholics Voted
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    No daily poll tally for Stockaholics on Wednesday. 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.
     
    #1 bigbear0083, Jul 12, 2019
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2019
  2. rStock

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    Market UP
     
  3. Stoch

    Stoch Active Member

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    Market down
     
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  4. Bodacious

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  5. bigbear0083

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    Congratulations to today's daily stock pick winner and 2nd time winner of the daily stock pick challenge in 2019 (2nd time winner in July!) -- @Wildebeestmode! :cool:

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

    Here was today's final daily challenge results-
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    Here are the daily challenge members winners & their winnings picks for the month of July!-
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    Click the button below to view the complete daily stock picking challenge winners & their winning picks in 2019 thus far-
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    And here is the daily challenge members leaderboard as of month ending July-
    Congratulations to @rStock our July daily stock picking members leaderboard winner with 139 points this month! :cool:
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    @rStock is our 4th time winner of the daily stock pick challenge members leaderboard this year!-
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    ...and finally here are @rStock's daily stock picks for the month of July!-
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    Click the button below to view the complete 2019 daily 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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  6. bigbear0083

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    Post #1 Updated!
    Scores Graded!


    Click the button below to view the full 2019 Stockaholics Poll Member Voting Record-
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    *Link to Previous Daily Poll Thread*

    No daily poll tally for Stockaholics on Wednesday. Credit goes to the DOWN votes! :cool:

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

    @bigbear0083
    @Stoch

    @stock1234 is our daily poll percentage winner for the month of July with a 63.01% voting accuracy for the month!
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    And here is the daily poll members voting record leaderboard as of month ending July-
    Congratulations to @Stoch our daily poll members leaderboard winner with 92 points this month! :cool:
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    @Stoch is also our 6th time winner of the daily poll members voting record leaderboard this year!-
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    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!
     
  7. bigbear0083

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    market - down
     
  8. Wildebeestmode

    Wildebeestmode New Member

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    market down
     
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  9. Ken34

    Ken34 2017 Stock Picking Contest Winner

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    market up
     
  10. stock1234

    stock1234 2017 Stockaholics Contest Winner

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