Return of the Spam Stock Tracker

Thursday, October 04, 2007 | 04:19 PM

A few years ago, we noted with wry amusement Joshua Cyr's Spam Stock Tracker. Well, Josh is back with an updated version that is worth your while to check out.

A few items worth noting:

1st, the site has ads, and I got a kick out of how unintelligent the Google AI is for serving ads on the site -- all penny stock promoters! So much for machine intelligence.

But for a bigger laugh, the numbers since back in 2005 are pretty astonishing: 

Total Cash Outlay: $70,987.00
Total Value as of 10.2.2007: $4,917.70
Net Profit: - ($66,069.30)

That's a total return of negative 93.07%!


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I will mention here what I suggested to Josh several years ago: what happens if you employ some reasonable trading rules, such as stops at 5-10 down and profit taking at 10-20 and 50 % up?

It would be interesting to see those numbers.

Posted by: Todd Mentch | Oct 4, 2007 4:43:09 PM

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