Bought on news of buyout of another company, strong volume and spiking premarket. Waited for initial shakeout, and caught the dip. Unfortunately it did not spike like I wanted, and I should have gotten out for a small gain instead of being greedy for a little more. Dropped quickly, and got out as soon as I could.....but if I had held just 1 more minute my loss would have been minimal. Oh well.....
Big % gainer that spiked into the open. Waited for the initial pullback to get in. Should have waited a bit to sell, since I knew it was consolidating, and it went up shortly to over 3.40. Very happy with my single, but want to learn to hold these things a little longer. Just too scary sometimes.
Spiker with news of drug approval and great volume, but somewhat speculative as this is usually a one and done stock. I was looking for 5-10% and got it quickly so got out. Went up over 1.60 a couple minutes later so got out too soon, but happy with my win. I'd rather be safe with a single.
I bought this former supernova on good price action and good news, with volume, but chased a little as it was going up fast. Unfortunately, it turned shortly thereafter. I could have gotten out with a small win but got greedy and then froze when the stock went straight down. I have to learn how to cut losses and keep emotion out of it.
Bought this stock going strong into the close with late news of strategic partnership. Was going to hold overnight, but it got choppy the last few minutes into close so set my limit order just in case it ran post market. Unfortunately set my limit order way too low because turns out I could have made over 35%....very glad for my almost 10% though...singles will add up over time (if I can just cut losses quicker!)
Earnings winner with spike in premarket. Waited for initial shake out after the open, but didn't quite catch the bottom. Stock is very choppy, but came back pretty quickly. Have been holding and hoping a lot lately so sold way too soon, as the stock went on in a couple minutes to meet my goals. At least I was on the right track, just too scared to wait any longer.