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Thursday, October 2, 2008

Airelon's Thoughts: October 2008

"There is more to 'Value Investing', than a low dollar sign." - Dan Shy

Challenge Accounts:

Investing Account Balance: $514.81 (RBB Dividend Payment added)
Stock / Futures Trading Balance: $1,010.13
Online Savings Balance: $52.63 (Interest Payment added)

We arrive at a new month ... October 2008. It's sort of been a habit of mine, that I put together some things that I'll be watching for the next month. So here it is ... Airelon's thoughts for October , 2008.

We discuss the underlying problems that the market has. We also discuss seasonality, and I sort of 'revert' in terms of strategy. I also discuss the Bailout, and the short sellers ...
(Video Included)

Tomorrow ... well ... let's get through today shall we?

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Current Challenge Project Account Balances and
Money Management Numbers:

Investing Account Balance: $514.81
Stock / Futures Trading Balance: $1,010.13
Online Savings Balance: $52.63

Total Trades: 6
Largest Inter-trade Drawdown: $86.51
Consecutive Losing Trades (Drawdown): 2
Average Drawdown: $56.63
Average Loss: $74.27
Accuracy Rate: 33%
Average Reward: $175.34
Risk : Reward Ratio: 1 : 2.1
Trading Money Gain / (Loss): Up + $53.84

This is not an investment or trading recommendation. The losses in trading can be very real, and depending on the investment vehicle, can exceed your initial investment. I am not a licensed trading or investment adviser, or financial planner. But I do have 12 years of experience in trading and investing in these markets. The Challenge accounts are run for the education of other traders who should make their own decisions based off their own research, and tolerance for risk.

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