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Written by Timothy Sykes
Updated 3/13/2024 5 min read

Some of you still don’t realize the unprecedented profit opportunities right at your fingertips.

I’m talking about this x1000:

Source: Twitter

But forget about starting a business.

Trade volatile stocks instead …

Wall Street used to monopolize financial literacy. That’s how they made money. And still do …

“I don’t know anything about the stock market. I’ll just give my money to a hedge fund because they’re incentivised to make money using my money.”

It’s a sound idea. And that’s why Wall Street firms are so successful.

The stock market is almost its own world. It even has its own terminology:

  • Options
  • Puts and calls
  • Short selling
  • Margin calls
  • VWAP
  • Bollinger bands
  • Support and resistance
  • EPS

These aren’t things that we learn in school.

But thanks to the internet, Wall Street’s barrier to entry shrinks every year. In fact, financial literacy is skyrocketing.

Especially among younger generations. Look at this news headline:

Source: WSJ

You’ve got access to the market in your back pocket. And the internet is packed full of stock market information.

Start paying attention …

Small-Account Opportunities

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We’re not focused on the biggest stocks in the market.

Names like Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), they’re flashy, and they have some of the best financials, but share prices are way out of our league.

TSLA is trading above $150 per share. NVDA is trading above $800 per share.

Also, the share prices of these stocks only move a couple of percentage points a day.

We want cheap stocks that spike +100% intraday. Small-account traders can load up on shares and ride the percent gain for massive potential profits.

For example: Yesterday Gaxos.ai Inc. (NASDAQ: GXAI) announced acquisition of Ultiself’s AI-enabled technology.

Notice the obvious AI news!

Prices spiked 200% before noon, take a look at the intraday chart below. It shows premarket hours when the spike started around $5.60, and intraday hours when it hit highs at $16.27:

GXAI chart intraday, 1-minute candles Source: StocksToTrade

The green bubble shows when the GXAI news was announced.

You won’t find these plays from YahooFinance or CNBC, the price moves too quickly after news is announced.

And the stooges at major media outlets don’t know how to play these runners anyway. It’s all about corporate profits for them.

My students and I are focused on small-account profits.

Our Profit Opportunities

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We can use StocksToTrade Breaking News to alert the market’s hottest stocks before the spike goes vertical.

The GXAI play was alerted right when it started spiking:

Source: Breaking News Chat

It’s not the only small-account runner right now:

  • Rumble Inc. (NASDAQ: RUM) spiked 40% this week and broke above recent highs.
  • MicroCloud Hologram Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLO) spiked 80% this week.
  • CXApp Inc. (NASDAQ: CXAI) spiked 60% this week and it’s eyeing recent highs …

But those are multi-day runners we already had eyes on.

GXAI was on a first-green-day spike. Without Breaking News, traders likely missed the first move …

Thursday Runners

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All of the tickers that I mentioned in today’s post: They’re still in play!

But some plays are stronger than others.

We like stocks that have a low float! Anything below 10 million shares in the float is considered a low supply.

And a low supply of shares helps prices spike higher when demand increases.

StocksToTrade shows that GXAI has 731k shares …

It’s no coincidence GXAI spiked 200% after announcing bullish news. It was a ticking time bomb waiting for a decent catalyst.

And it’s not the last big runner … 2024 is FULL of huge stock spikes.

There will be opportunities to profit today.

And tomorrow.

And next week.

Stop messing around! Wait for the next Breaking News alert and plan a trade if the stock starts to surge.


*Past performance does not indicate future results

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Tim Sykes is a penny stock trader and teacher who became a self-made millionaire by the age of 22 by trading $12,415 of bar mitzvah money. After becoming disenchanted with the hedge fund world, he established the Tim Sykes Trading Challenge to teach aspiring traders how to follow his trading strategies. He’s been featured in a variety of media outlets including CNN, Larry King, Steve Harvey, Forbes, Men’s Journal, and more. He’s also an active philanthropist and environmental activist, a co-founder of Karmagawa, and has donated millions of dollars to charity. Read More

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* Results are not typical and will vary from person to person. Making money trading stocks takes time, dedication, and hard work. There are inherent risks involved with investing in the stock market, including the loss of your investment. Past performance in the market is not indicative of future results. Any investment is at your own risk. See Terms of Service here

The available research on day trading suggests that most active traders lose money. Fees and overtrading are major contributors to these losses.

A 2000 study called “Trading is Hazardous to Your Wealth: The Common Stock Investment Performance of Individual Investors” evaluated 66,465 U.S. households that held stocks from 1991 to 1996. The households that traded most averaged an 11.4% annual return during a period where the overall market gained 17.9%. These lower returns were attributed to overconfidence.

A 2014 paper (revised 2019) titled “Learning Fast or Slow?” analyzed the complete transaction history of the Taiwan Stock Exchange between 1992 and 2006. It looked at the ongoing performance of day traders in this sample, and found that 97% of day traders can expect to lose money from trading, and more than 90% of all day trading volume can be traced to investors who predictably lose money. Additionally, it tied the behavior of gamblers and drivers who get more speeding tickets to overtrading, and cited studies showing that legalized gambling has an inverse effect on trading volume.

A 2019 research study (revised 2020) called “Day Trading for a Living?” observed 19,646 Brazilian futures contract traders who started day trading from 2013 to 2015, and recorded two years of their trading activity. The study authors found that 97% of traders with more than 300 days actively trading lost money, and only 1.1% earned more than the Brazilian minimum wage ($16 USD per day). They hypothesized that the greater returns shown in previous studies did not differentiate between frequent day traders and those who traded rarely, and that more frequent trading activity decreases the chance of profitability.

These studies show the wide variance of the available data on day trading profitability. One thing that seems clear from the research is that most day traders lose money .

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Citations for Disclaimer

Barber, Brad M. and Odean, Terrance, Trading is Hazardous to Your Wealth: The Common Stock Investment Performance of Individual Investors. Available at SSRN: “Day Trading for a Living?”

Barber, Brad M. and Lee, Yi-Tsung and Liu, Yu-Jane and Odean, Terrance and Zhang, Ke, Learning Fast or Slow? (May 28, 2019). Forthcoming: Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Available at SSRN: “https://ssrn.com/abstract=2535636”

Chague, Fernando and De-Losso, Rodrigo and Giovannetti, Bruno, Day Trading for a Living? (June 11, 2020). Available at SSRN: “https://ssrn.com/abstract=3423101”