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You’ll Never Look At Starbucks The Same Again [CRAZY PHOTO]

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Written by Timothy Sykes
Updated 3/20/2023 4 min read

A little over 3 years ago I made $30,000+ in less than an hour from a rest stop in Molly Pitcher, New Jersey.

Today my top trading challenge student Tim Grittani used the EXACT patterns taught in my DVD study guides HERE and which we wrote about when he made $200,000 in one day HERE to make $113,500 from a Starbucks…see the amazing video and picture below:


All you lawyers, doctors and investment bankers out there who wasted a decade in school and feel it was worthwhile as proven by your six-figure/year jobs can suck it!

Tim Grittani had $1,500 to his name 3 years ago before becoming my student, now he regularly makes $50,000-$200,000 in one day and has made $1.6 million, nearly $500,000 in just the past 2 months alone.

As I’ve been stressing in videos like these below, you can trade and bank from ANYWHERE in the world once you learn THESE CRUCIAL TRADING RULES and the patterns explained in these free videos…whether it’s your local Starbucks, the Maldives, Bali, The Roosevelt Hotel Penthouse in LA or Rome, Italy:

It was a GREAT day for so many of my newsletter subscribers, much due to my premarket watchlist which predicted the FCEL, PLUG, BLDP, ARTX, UQM crashes before they happened so everyone was fully prepared today.

This was sent out at 8:49am EST this morning:

PLUG, FCEL, BLDP, ARTX, UQM are all up again big premarket and I said yesterday these are the hottest battery plays and that “UQM is trying to break out past multi-month resistance, not sure if it can hold and actually build on its premarket gains.” Well they all soraed some more and UQM was the biggest winner of them all…congrats to those who took me up on that trade…I totally missed it…all of these are potential shorts as early shorts get squeezed and push them to nosebleed prices before the inevitable crash likely later this week/early next.

Check out what a few of my happy students said in the chatroom today:

[10:27AM]ZachCraze:in CDTI @6.65 out @7.33 quick $2550 profit

[10:35AM]domvan:Yeah CDTI was nice, made $2100 today on 1200 shares got in P/M after I watched that video lesson I got this morning.

[1:05PM]Alex92:cover BLDP 5.95 made $6K , thanks to Tim’s comment

[1:05PM]Lotto:PLUG my first short since joining – +$2190 It pays to study the vids and learn the system before wasting $$$

[2:43PM]conquerer:Your book and your video helped TIM SYKES. I’m taking good profit.

[2:36PM]Kgamble:I had 14,000 shares at 11.20… held overnight and sold at open of market at 11.55. $4,500 profit!!

[2:35PM]X_Factor:Sold my long PLUG at $9.10 for $4500 profits. Glad to be out!

[2:35PM]youssefim1:PLUG, up $17000. still short 10K

[2:35PM]reirei22:i banked around 500 on FCEL

[2:35PM]cuban81:781 dollars so far on FCEL

[2:34PM]readonly21 > timothysykes:Up 3x investment on PLUG put options

[2:35PM]joez1022: $874 profit on PLUG so far still holding 10 contracts

[2:35PM]celec:up $3K profit with FCEL

[2:35PM]streettrob:$1K on FCEL puts

[3:27PM]btsao818 > timothysykes [private]:and im up $5k on HYSR this morning!

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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

* 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”