US Stock of the Day - Understanding How it Works

US Stock of the Day is for traders who are looking for a US Stock to trade each day. I base my picks on US Stocks I follow on the Nasdaq, Dow, S&P and other indices such as the Russell 1000, etc., watching for a swing in the momentum upward. I keep a tight stop loss on all trades to minimize my risk... and allow the great stock trades to continue rising. These are not recommendations... merely entertainment. Please see the warning at the bottom of this page.

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Monday, August 8, 2011

US Stock of the Day for August 9, 2011

As many leading, fundamentally strong, stocks find new lows (at least in recent months)
You may be interested in this article on "Creating a Stock Watch List."

Here's where the portfolio stands...

August 5th, I chose HLF @ $60.88 with a stop loss @ $60.27.  It did not trigger.  For August 8th, I stuck with HLF @ $59.69 with a stop loss @ $59.09.  It did not trigger.

For August 9th, I'm choosing GMCR @ $93.88 with a stop loss @ $92.94.  Perhaps this guy will perk up in the morning and last all day!


The Overall total return is 64.8% since my first purchase approximately 7 weeks ago.

So far... 8 winners... 2 even... and 8 losers (at -1% each, and one at 0.3%) for a great overall profit.

I would encourage you, especially if you're looking for a more stable, weekly approach to trading, to look at  

See you tomorrow!

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