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I Can Show You How To Find Spikers Before They Move

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Written by Timothy Sykes
Updated 1/27/2023 4 min read

Over the last week, there were some insane trading opportunities …

  • BuzzFeed Inc. (NASDAQ: BZFD) up nearly 400%
  • ComSovereign Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: COMS) moved 69% last Thursday
  • National Asset Recovery Corp (OTC: REPO) went from a low of $0.036 to a high of $0.29 in two days…

That sucks if you missed them.

But something tells me that there will be more opportunities over the coming days and weeks.

And more importantly, how can you set yourself up to be there next time they happen…

The Trick To Profits

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I wasn’t able to stick around for most of these spikes.

Actually, I was busy getting on a plane/traveling.

Yes, I missed out on some profits. But I know there will be more opportunities around the corner. So I never sweat a missed trade.

Understand, these spikes last for a day or two.

Sometimes three or four if we’re in a hot market and the catalyst is really good, but either way, there’s a small window to profit from these volatile runners.

In my mind, that’s a good thing.

I can make a trade that only lasts a few minutes, pull +60%, and then sit safely in cash until the next opportunity.

Look at BZFD as an example, I don’t want to hold through the giant percent swings all day long …

BZFD chart 5-minute candles

I want to stick to reliable patterns, get in, and get out safely with a profit.

But … and this is a big but …

It’s imperative I find these plays in time.

Keep reading the find out how …

I’m a Busy Guy

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I’m sure most of you can relate.

Maybe you work a day job and trading is a side hustle. Maybe you’ve got a family to take care of. Maybe you’re still in school and going to classes.

The struggle is real.

For me, I’m flying all over the world meeting with traders, filming videos, doing podcasts …This week I’m back in the U.S. for an all-day webinar with a bunch of students. There’s a lot going on.

Don’t misunderstand me, I love my life and the lifestyle I chose, it just doesn’t leave a lot of room to watch for new spikers all day every day.

So I do what any good entrepreneur does … I outsource.

Wall Street does the same thing. They pay for information and data before the rest of us get public access.

To gain an edge, I signed up to get the same data.

This tool alerted BZFD, COMS, and REPO right as they were set to blast off. (Trading is inherently risky and alerts are not fool-proof). 

Of course, alerts alone are not fool proof. You’ve got to know the right setups on when to play them, as well as, the strength of the catalyst.

However, if you feel like you’ve got a grasp of it, and are needing a reliable source to feed you timely catalysts then click here to find out more. 

To your success,

— Tim

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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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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”