Best stock trades 2015


As a huge advocate of post trade analysis , taking the time to look back over every trade made throughout the year is critical to long term success. The first half of the year was uneventful with record low volatility and the back half was packed full of drama, highlighted by a three day crash in late August. I trade as a hobby when I have free time.

My daytime job is running this site alongside StockBrokers. You can learn more about us at ReinkMedia. For personal trading, I purposely limit my portfolio size. Fortunately despite several horrendous losing streaks, I was able to accomplish all three goals.

In I made a whopping round trips. In I cut that number down to A reduction of completed trades or Cutting back on trade frequency was no easy task for me. The results of focusing on quality stock selection are easy to see in Trade Journal.

The first numbers highlighted are my wins and losses. Notice how my batting average was a whopping. This means that for every one winner I had four losers. This is all about cutting losers short and letting runners run. Quality stock selection allowed me to achieve this. Note each round trip consists of at least one buy and sell, some more when scaling in and out of positions. My daytime job is running this site alongside StockBrokers. You can learn more about us at ReinkMedia.

For personal trading, I purposely limit my portfolio size. Fortunately despite several horrendous losing streaks, I was able to accomplish all three goals. In I made a whopping round trips. In I cut that number down to A reduction of completed trades or Cutting back on trade frequency was no easy task for me. The results of focusing on quality stock selection are easy to see in Trade Journal. The first numbers highlighted are my wins and losses. Notice how my batting average was a whopping.

This means that for every one winner I had four losers. This is all about cutting losers short and letting runners run. Quality stock selection allowed me to achieve this. Note each round trip consists of at least one buy and sell, some more when scaling in and out of positions. In , I switched to Merrill Edge and took advantage of free monthly trades via the Preferred Awards program.

I have learned a lot about trading over the years , with one point of wisdom being that a single trade can make or break your year. In , thanks to the Valeant VRX trade , I was able to take my portfolio from the red to well in the black.