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Papermoney ‘basket’ update

February 1, 2008 by Ryan Barr

So far, so good!  Today the ‘basket’ of positions I opened on the 23rd gained another $2,500 of so of value.  As the ^VIX continues to plummet and the indexes move further into positive territory move money moves into the account. Most of the positions are now worthless, so I’m planning to spend a little [...]

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Up, up and away

January 23, 2008 by Ryan Barr

Well, well, well… That was a pleasant surprise closing in the markets today. Let me update you on the paper money portfolio. This morning, right after the opening when things were in the toilet I was filled on all five of my positions. Of course, having a great broker I received price improvement all every [...]

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Working on a basket of positions

January 22, 2008 by Ryan Barr

Okay… So I think this is the bottom. Could I be wrong?  Yup… If I am I may blow through about 100K of the paper money account, however I don’t think that is going to happen.  I’m working on a series of positions right now.  They are along a ton of different ‘minis’. When I [...]

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Holy Bottom Batman!

January 8, 2008 by Ryan Barr

Oh mama… Here we go. Technical support has dropped out and we are dropping like rocks. Time to start paying very close attention to things. I’m not running yet, but I am putting out a buy order for a possible fill on a jump… We’ll see!

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In-play… The Russell is still doing just fine…

January 8, 2008 by Ryan Barr

An update on the RUT position currently open in the paper money account. Quick analysis of the market and – what is that I hear? A bear is going long?!?!

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And we’re done…

December 31, 2007 by Ryan Barr

2007 has come to a close. The Santa Claus rally didn’t really do much this year and we ended on a down note. The RUT closed the year at $766.03 down ($5.73) for the day. All of the other major indexes shared similar performance for the lackluster close of the year. Overall, 2007 was a [...]

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