August 11th recap

Boring day today for me.

AVNR was a pre-leader. I bought on the $4 cross and sold for a fat profit of $0.00 when it failed to move higher. It did not help that the market was down fairly big today. It would have been a great short from there. I thought about shorting it at $3.50 but did not; I do not like shorting fades of stocks up on news and still way green for the day.

BOT    500    AVNR    false    Stock (NMS)    4.030    USD    SMART    09:39:22    BookTrader    2.50
SLD    500    AVNR    false    Stock (NMS)    4.04    USD    BATS    09:40:10        2.50

CHINA was a TimAlerts play. I first played it to scalp a few cents off of TimAlerts subscribers but that did not work so I covered quickly. I held onto 4,000 of my 16,000 shares but covered when it showed some strength at 3pm EST.

+    SLD    6,000    CHINA    false    Stock (NMS)    2.710    USD    SMART    12:36:48        30.00
+    SLD    6,000    CHINA    false    Stock (NMS)    2.710    USD    ARCA    12:36:50        30.00
+    SLD    6,000    CHINA    false    Stock (NMS)    2.700    USD    DRCTEDGE    12:37:21        30.00
+    BOT    14,000    CHINA    false    Stock (NMS)    2.700    USD    SMART    12:43:05        70.00
+    BOT    4,000    CHINA    false    Stock (NMS)    2.670    USD    SMART    15:00:23        20.00
+$61.71 overall

Today’s profit: $61.71

Disclosure: No positions. I have a disclosure policy.

0 thoughts on “August 11th recap”

  1. Had the same trouble with CHINA. The erratic alerts today screwed up the usual quick drop.

    Actually got a good price on my cover since I was heading to the beach…..

    And, no, didn’t get arrested at the beach….but thanks for caring 😉

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