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Avg Trader Performance

Investment Profits Return Annualized Commissions Trades Avg. Hold
Performance Since Inception
Realized $5,000 $901.69 18.03% 791.33% $1,011.10 ($9.54 avg.) 106 17 days, 9 hrs
Average Monthly Performance (7 months)
Realized $5,000 $128.81 2.58% 4.58% $144.44 ($9.63 avg.) 15 17 days, 9 hrs
Performance for March 2017
Realized $5,000 $83.19 1.66% 21.63% $311.80 ($8.66 avg.) 36 11 minutes, 52 sec
Performance for February 2017
Realized $5,000 $188.44 3.77% 63.39% $209.79 ($9.99 avg.) 21 18 days, 5 hrs
Performance for January 2017
Realized $5,000 $11.42 0.23% 2.73% $19.98 ($9.99 avg.) 2 8 days, 4 hrs
Performance for May 2016
Realized $5,000 $336.87 6.74% 120.87% $189.81 ($9.99 avg.) 19 37 days, 19 hrs
Performance for April 2016
Realized $5,000 $290.45 5.81% 102.60% $59.94 ($9.99 avg.) 6 27 days, 6 hrs
Performance for March 2016
Realized $5,000 $346.18 6.92% 125.76% $159.84 ($9.99 avg.) 16 24 days, 17 hrs
Performance for February 2016
Realized $5,000 $325.07 6.50% 126.45% $59.94 ($9.99 avg.) 6 5 days, 16 hrs
  • Ticker Avg. Price Last Price Weight Return
    HOD:TSE$12.10$11.86
    22.26%
    -1.98%
    HOU:TSE$7.55$6.42
    59.03%
    -14.97%
    UGAZ:NYSEARCA$19.67$19.67
    99.54%
    0.00%
    HND:TSE$11.53$11.25
    23.06%
    -2.43%
  • Ticker Avg. Price Last Price Weight Return
    HND:TSE$11.78$11.59
    11.77%
    -1.61%
    HOU:TSE$7.56$6.45
    50.73%
    -14.74%

Recent Results

Ticker Sold Return Weight Profit
DGAZ:NYSEARCA $22.22 -3.14%
102.87%
$-161.43
HOU:TSE $6.40 2.89%
19.81%
$28.66
PULM:NASDAQ $3.94 10.36%
89.82%
$465.46
HOD:TSE $12.08 2.03%
21.77%
$22.07
HOU:TSE $6.51 1.40%
19.67%
$13.79

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Trades for Friday Mar 18, 2016

UpdateETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) paid $16.30 closing $16.26
-0.25% unrealized
Previous Close CA$16.28 Open 15.61 Close 16.26
Day's Low 15.36 Day's High 16.4 Volume 2,705,900
52-week Low 36.05 52-week High 36.05 Average Daily Volume 2.25M
Beta -1.96 Day's Change 1.12 Market Cap. 74.70M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • Patience is a virtue with which I wasn't blessed, apparently. I've decided to hold on for the ride and hope for the best. My beliefs on Oil haven't changed and the rally this week, supposedly in response to the Fed's decision, is very clearly an overreaction. Many in the financial media/press agree with my viewpoint, but that doesn't necessarily mean much, of course. Furthermore, who's to say what the time frame is for the correction to this overreaction, if that is what it is. Then, again, there's the though ...not so far in the back in my mind... that it may get far uglier before it gets better. My nerves have been and likely will be tested before this trade is done.

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Trades for Thursday Mar 17, 2016

BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $16.09
-1.29% unrealized
Previous Close CA$16.10 Open 16.69 Close 16.09
Day's Low 15.95 Day's High 16.94 Volume 2,489,300
52-week Low 36.05 52-week High 36.05 Average Daily Volume 2.27M
Beta -1.96 Day's Change -7.39 Market Cap. 82.40M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • This rally is just insane. I may be in the minority who thinks so, or at least that appears to be the case at the moment, but this is just out of whack with the fundamentals and I don't believe it will last very long.

    Update: well, it would seem that I bet against Oil right before one of the biggest rallies of 2016. What gives me a little bit of hope is Gold. Gold rallied in response to the Fed's decision to stay the course on rates (and scaled back to 2 rate hikes planned for the year from the previously expected 4). Oil's rally was attributed to the very same thing and yet, Gold has already pulled back today from its way-way-highs with profit-taking, I presume. My hope, then, is that Oil will see the same thing... maybe, possibly, hopefully, tomorrow.

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Trades for Wednesday Mar 16, 2016

BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $17.38
-1.42% unrealized
Previous Close CA$17.38 Open 18.37 Close 17.38
Day's Low 17.31 Day's High 18.37 Volume 2,344,100
52-week Low 36.05 52-week High 36.05 Average Daily Volume 2.25M
Beta -1.96 Day's Change -9.50 Market Cap. 92.98M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • I really didn't think it would spike again today, but there you have it. I got my price... and then... it just kept on going such that I was in the red by a couple of percent within a couple of minutes. Oil seems to have leveled off again at about $38.50, which is a new high for it since the collapse.

    As of right now, I've got both a sell order and a 'double-down' buy order if it re-spikes on me this afternoon. My margin isn't very much given the leveraged nature of this ETF, but I'll keep the dollar-cost-averaging buy order in-place for a half-hour or so and see what happens.

    Wow!

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WatchlistETF
XGD:TSE iShares S&P TSX Global Gold Index Fund open $11.41 closing $12.04
5.52%
Previous Close CA$12.04 Open 11.41 Close 12.04
Day's Low 11.21 Day's High 12.07 Volume 2,023,600
52-week Low 12.07 52-week High 12.07 Average Daily Volume 1.61M
Beta -0.26 Day's Change 4.76 Market Cap. 589.95M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • I didn't get to play in Gold this week (yet!), but at least I was right about the wacky moves with this ETF yesterday. Today, even though the bullion has barely moved (is flat), the ETF pulled back almost 2% since yesterday - better than wiping-out its nonsense gains.

    It had been tempting to place a bear bet on the ETF to cash-in on the correction that I thought would take place, but had Gold appreciated today, it would have likely hurt a lot. At least the XGD is coming back down to earth so that it reopens the door to bet on Gold if it does pull back just a bit more. Maybe later this week!

    Update: Go figure! I was so concentrated on Oil's move that I forgot to look back at Gold, which rallied today. XGD is approaching the

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Trades for Tuesday Mar 15, 2016

WatchlistETF
HXD:TSE Horizns BetaPro S&P/TSX 60 Bear Pl (ETF) open $9.9 closing $9.85
-0.51%
Previous Close CA$9.85 Open 9.9 Close 9.85
Day's Low 9.85 Day's High 10.03 Volume 1,080,100
52-week Low 13.68 52-week High 13.68 Average Daily Volume 686,406.00
Beta -1.08 Day's Change 0.92 Market Cap. 78.62M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • Looks to be a 1%+ pull-back in the TSX again today, which is great that my instincts were right, but sucks that I missed the opportunity to benefit from it. I was too distracted to focus on the market yesterday, anyway, but seeing the results today still stings a bit.

    I guess I'm probably hoping that it keeps pulling-back for a while, in which case there may be an opportunity to ride the upswing...?

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WatchlistETF
XGD:TSE iShares S&P TSX Global Gold Index Fund open $11.19 closing $11.5
2.77%
Previous Close CA$11.50 Open 11.19 Close 11.5
Day's Low 11.1 Day's High 11.52 Volume 739,900
52-week Low 12.07 52-week High 12.07 Average Daily Volume 1.62M
Beta -0.26 Day's Change 2.50 Market Cap. 575.59M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • I waited, pretty patiently, for the pull-back in Gold so that I could take a ride with it as it climbed back up, but it seems that I may have been a bit too aggressive with my target buy price and I missed the opportunity. The day is still early, of course, but the momentum isn't looking to be in my favour at this point.

    Update: what the heck? Gold, the bullion, has barely been moving today... staying within about a $4 range, but this ETF has been all over the place. A complete disconnect with the underlying commodity! I know that I've mentioned this before, but this is just weird. The extent to which it's NOT following the commodity is insane! Gold is falling to where I would be interested, but the ETF is way higher than where it was previously when Gold was at this same price. It makes not sense and I'm not touching this ...for now.

    Update #2: well, the XGD basically spent the entire day rocketing up... for no apparent reason. if there's anything that I can take away from watching this today, it's to reaffirm what I thought previously: to only bet in the direction that I believe it's longer-term potential lies. I was tempted to bet against this ETF today only because the rally in the made no sense, but doing so would have been a disaster. If my longer term belief is that Gold has a ways to go up, then that's the only direction in which I should bet. Unfortunately, with the ETF so high right now, I don't even trust it for betting on Gold right now... even if it is low (the bullion, that is). This ETF will have to show me a comfort level before I risk my money on it again.

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Trades for Monday Mar 14, 2016

WatchlistETF
HXD:TSE Horizns BetaPro S&P/TSX 60 Bear Pl (ETF) open $9.79 closing $9.75
-0.41%
Previous Close CA$9.76 Open 9.79 Close 9.75
Day's Low 9.7 Day's High 9.84 Volume 462,600
52-week Low 13.68 52-week High 13.68 Average Daily Volume 684,785.00
Beta -1.08 Day's Change 0.51 Market Cap. 75.79M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • The index did pull-back today, at least a little bit, but I didn't get in. Now that it has pulled-back about half a percent, I don't know where it's going to go tomorrow. I'm more inclined to get in after it exceeds it's previous high ...or, alternatively, wait for a more significant pull-back before going long in the index via the XIU ETF. In any case, it's wait and see for now.

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Thoughts for Sunday Mar 13, 2016

WatchlistETF
HXD:TSE open $ closing $0.00
0.00%
  • I almost got into a TSX bear position minutes before the close on Friday after I realized what was happening with the index... it's been heading up, pretty well consistently, even on a day like Friday where employment numbers were announced way, way below expectations. I believe the index is primed for a pull-back and I wouldn't be surprised if it comes tomorrow.

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Trades for Friday Mar 11, 2016

SellETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) sold $17.43
1.63%
Previous Close CA$17.46 Open 17.36 Close 17.46
Day's Low 17.18 Day's High 17.9 Volume 2,202,200
52-week Low 36.05 52-week High 36.05 Average Daily Volume 2.28M
Beta -1.96 Day's Change -3.00 Market Cap. 81.72M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • It all happened so fast, but in the intervening minutes I set a target of 17.40 or better and watched as it just made it over that mark so I bailed on the remaining 45 shares of my buy order and sold-off the 200 shares. 1.63% in less than 5-minutes!

    Update: it's now about 45 minutes later and I most definitely left a lot of dough on the table. The price of Oil just kept falling and HOD is skyrocketing. No regrets, of course, I still suspect that Oil will rally again before the day, and week, is out.

    Update #2: Put in a standing order to get back in again with these swings, but as of 2:30 it doesn't look it's going to bounce up again, high enough, for me to get in... and I certainly don't want to be in this stock/ETF over the weekend!

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BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $17.46
1.81% unrealized
Previous Close CA$17.46 Open 17.36 Close 17.46
Day's Low 17.18 Day's High 17.9 Volume 2,202,200
52-week Low 36.05 52-week High 36.05 Average Daily Volume 2.28M
Beta -1.96 Day's Change -3.00 Market Cap. 81.72M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • The price of Oil only momentarily spiked and just touched high enough for my order to be executed... but only partially! It had fallen back down again so quickly that I hadn't even realized until I thought to check on my order status. I had placed the order, originally, for 245 shares and it filled 200 of them :)

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