I checked my caps picks this morning, and saw that I was suddenly up hundreds of points. I closed out two picks that were up more than 10 points. When I checked to see what their final closing score was, I found that my total was down hundreds of points, about the same amount it had been up, and the two picks I had just closed were negative.
Was there a scoring error?
I checked my caps this morning to see that my happy little +1900 score and 99.2 percentile had plummeted to -4000 and 30th percentile overnight. The -6000 swing came from closing an underperform bet on ill-fated PALG.OB. [more]
The markets seemed to be frozen this week. The S&P is up 0.27% on the week, the DOW is up 0.4%, and NASDAQ is up 0.39%, all with very little wiggle between Monday morning and Friday afternoon.
If this keeps up, I'm going to have to work on work while I'm at work!
I had some ups and downs in my early days on CAPS, but I'm holding a pretty good position now. The problem is that I've spent the last several months floating between 98.85 and 98.95 percentile. I can't seem to break into the 99s. I want that new cap! I'll keep clawing my way up; I'll get there eventually.
I enjoy this game, and I do pretty well. But the stocks that I'm too conservative to pick go onto my watchlist: [more]