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Avg Trader Performance

Investment Profits Return Annualized Commissions Trades Avg. Hold
Performance Since Inception
Realized $5,000 $1,190.05 23.80% 1,689.23% $1,878.40 ($9.39 avg.) 200 15 days, 3 hrs
Average Monthly Performance (10 months)
Realized $5,000 $119.01 2.38% 33.57% $187.84 ($9.39 avg.) 20 15 days, 3 hrs
Performance for June 2017
Realized $5,000 $39.38 0.79% 10.06% $39.96 ($9.99 avg.) 4 14 days, 14 hrs
Performance for May 2017
Realized $5,000 $169.10 3.38% 48.88% $449.55 ($9.99 avg.) 45 11 days, 2 hrs
Performance for April 2017
Realized $5,000 $33.44 0.67% 8.48% $245.81 ($9.10 avg.) 27 3 days, 9 hrs
Performance for March 2017
Realized $5,000 $74.51 1.49% 19.18% $443.78 ($8.22 avg.) 54 11 minutes, 59 sec
Performance for February 2017
Realized $5,000 $188.44 3.77% 63.39% $209.79 ($9.99 avg.) 21 18 days, 6 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, 23 hrs
Performance for April 2016
Realized $5,000 $290.45 5.81% 102.60% $59.94 ($9.99 avg.) 6 27 days, 8 hrs
Performance for March 2016
Realized $5,000 $346.18 6.92% 125.76% $159.84 ($9.99 avg.) 16 24 days, 18 hrs
Performance for February 2016
Realized $5,000 $325.07 6.50% 126.45% $59.94 ($9.99 avg.) 6 5 days, 21 hrs
  • Ticker Avg. Price Last Price Weight Return
    HOD:TSE$11.80$11.98
    34.91%
    1.56%
    HOU:TSE$7.05$6.30
    18.26%
    -10.64%
    HEAR:NYSEARCA$0.84$0.770
    100.19%
    -7.78%
  • Ticker Avg. Price Last Price Weight Return
    HOU:TSE$7.56$5.97
    50.73%
    -21.08%

Recent Results

Ticker Sold Return Weight Profit
HOD:TSE $11.72 3.53%
23.66%
$41.80
HOD:TSE $11.72 3.53%
21.07%
$37.23
HND:TSE $12.09 4.86%
23.06%
$56.00
HOD:TSE $11.70 5.41%
42.66%
$115.31
HOD:TSE $11.70 5.41%
37.91%
$102.47

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Trades for Monday Feb 6, 2017

SellETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) sold $9.52
1.49%
Previous Close CA$9.45 Open 9.3 Close 9.52
Day's Low 9.27 Day's High 9.58 Volume 2,500,500
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 2.24M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change -1.56 Market Cap. 48.38M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • The EPIC drop that we were hoping for didn't materialize, so I took a few extra profitable $ off the table in anticipation of a possible bounce tomorrow. With a short position still open, I'm prepared either way for what Tuesday brings... so bring it on Oil!

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SellETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) sold $9.47
1.39%
Previous Close CA$9.52 Open 9.3 Close 9.52
Day's Low 9.27 Day's High 9.58 Volume 2,500,500
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 2.03M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change 2.70 Market Cap. 53.21M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • Sold this half at my average cost (break-even) for the 4-part position that I had built-up. It makes up for the "loss" that I took last week as I averaged-up my cost. Really happy with the trade today... so far. As I write this, oil has edged up a little bit over my exit and if it continues to climb I've got fresh cash+profits with which to add to my still open short position.

    ...if it continues to fall, of course, that same open short position lets me benefit from that as well. Win-win? :)

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Trades for Friday Feb 3, 2017

SellETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) sold $9.30
-0.53%
Previous Close CA$9.27 Open 9.34 Close 9.27
Day's Low 9.16 Day's High 9.38 Volume 2,193,700
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 2.03M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change -0.32 Market Cap. 55.24M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • This was technically a profit since I purchased these specific shares as a swing trade at a price of 9.16, but with my outstanding/open shares my average cost is still below this sale price. Of course... what matters is that there's more $ in the piggy bank :) My Journal, instead, shows this as having moved-up my average cost... so my next sell will be all the sweeter!

    What I'm most happy about with this trade was that I applied my lessons from previous trades and got out so that the cash would be available for the next swing... which may happen with news today at 1pm EST. I didn't get the best possible exist price, but I did get out before news. If the news sends oil lower still, then I still have my other shares outstanding ...and if we spike again, then I'll just play the next swing the same.

    Everything is an opportunity!

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BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $9.27
1.20% unrealized
Previous Close CA$9.27 Open 9.34 Close 9.27
Day's Low 9.16 Day's High 9.38 Volume 2,193,700
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 2.03M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change -0.32 Market Cap. 55.24M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • We had seen oil above the $54 momentarily the other day, but it was for just a few minutes. As I'm writing this, it seems to be the case today as well, but time will tell.

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Trades for Wednesday Feb 1, 2017

BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $9.36
0.43% unrealized
Previous Close CA$9.36 Open 9.55 Close 9.36
Day's Low 9.26 Day's High 9.62 Volume 4,612,800
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 1.91M
Beta -1.60 Day's Change -2.90 Market Cap. 55.33M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • I'm writing this entry the day after... and I can see that Oil has just continued to rise. Although it certainly stings to see that I'm down, I'm not yet sure if it was a mistake to play it the way that I did.

    I still have funds available to play this spike to near-highs so yes... I'll be adding to my shorts when the markets open... assuming that the price holds at these levels (or returns to them).

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BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $9.36
-0.32% unrealized
Previous Close CA$9.24 Open 9.55 Close 9.36
Day's Low 9.26 Day's High 9.62 Volume 4,612,800
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 1.98M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change -1.28 Market Cap. 67.77M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • Putting my "strategy" to practice by averaging in... ...again, in retrospect, I may have been to hurried to put this strategy in-play today given its quick ascent, but time will tell.

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BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $9.36
-1.27% unrealized
Previous Close CA$9.37 Open 9.55 Close 9.36
Day's Low 9.26 Day's High 9.62 Volume 4,612,800
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 1.98M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change 0.11 Market Cap. 67.77M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • If it didn't hurt so much after the fact, this would have been really fun to watch. It was one of those days in Oil trading that make you realize that yes, even a commodity, is susceptible to manipulation... at least in the short term and over some range.

    Today was Inventories news day and it was bad... really bad news. Oil took a momentary dive... then an even larger spike... and then dove even lower... ...only to then begin its climb to what would become (with the benefit of hindsight) one of the most rapid climbs for the price of oil in 2017.

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Trades for Tuesday Jan 31, 2017

SellETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) sold $9.70
1.04%
Previous Close CA$9.27 Open 9.53 Close 9.64
Day's Low 9.38 Day's High 9.71 Volume 3,179,600
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 2.03M
Beta -1.62 Day's Change -0.32 Market Cap. 55.24M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • Really happy with my sell here - just half because I think there may be some more downward pressure before we rise up again and it seems that I'm always kicking myself for getting out too soon.

    As I write this, we're at my previous (original) entry and I thought we were going down then, so why change my mind now? ...we'll see! :)

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BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $9.64
1.47% unrealized
Previous Close CA$9.64 Open 9.53 Close 9.64
Day's Low 9.38 Day's High 9.71 Volume 3,179,600
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 1.87M
Beta -1.60 Day's Change -0.62 Market Cap. 54.71M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • It may still go higher than my buy price, but I'm feeling unusually confident about my short position for the day. It's still only a medium-sized position and if it continues to move against me, I still have room to improve my average cost. We'll see!

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Trades for Monday Jan 30, 2017

BuyETF
HOD:TSE Hori. Beta. NYMEX Cr. Oil Br. Pl (ETF) closing $9.70
0.10% unrealized
Previous Close CA$9.70 Open 9.6 Close 9.7
Day's Low 9.59 Day's High 9.785 Volume 1,310,300
52-week Low 10.20 52-week High 10.20 Average Daily Volume 1.87M
Beta -1.60 Day's Change 0.00 Market Cap. 54.71M
Earnings per shareEPS Forward PE ratio PE ratio
  • I'm beginning to wonder whether it's best to always be in... invested, that is. To always have a bet, either long or short, ...at least as it pertains to oil.

    Once I'm in, I seem to feel more confident about my position - for better or worse - and, theoretically, I'll be right about half the time and when I'm wrong the other half the time, I simply average-in to improve my average price/cost.

    I made this buy partly based on my fundamental views on oil over the next month or so, but also to test this question.

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