Investing Experiment: 07/25/2016

I started this investing experiment on 5/18/2016, but I did not finish making portfolio adjustments until 5/25/2016. Therefore, I consider today to be the 2-month mark of my investing experiment. Let’s see how well I have been doing!  Continue reading Investing Experiment: 07/25/2016

Investing Experiment: 06/30/2016

My choices are doing very well lately. Ever since my ranking bounced up in the middle of June, it has been steadily climbing higher. When I learned that the UK had voted to leave the European Union, I was worried about how the market would be affected. However, since I have very basic knowledge about companies, there was little I could do besides reading random articles about what people predict will happen. I figured this was it, my stock picks are going to go down in value now.  Continue reading Investing Experiment: 06/30/2016

Investing Experiment: 06/15/2016

I have been very lucky this week. My ranking has remained high thanks to the market going up lately, so my rank is now at 293. I am enjoying each day of this, but will feel better once the market goes down because I feel like I have not done much to actually increase the value of my portfolio.  Continue reading Investing Experiment: 06/15/2016

Investing Experiment: 06/09/2016

Woohoo! Yesterday was a lucky day! The stock market is up, which bumped up my portfolio value. As of closing yesterday, my total account value was $10,051.75. This pushed my ranking up to 320! Obviously this rank is going to dive like a hawk aiming for prey once the market goes down again, but I’ll enjoy every good outcome that I can get.  Continue reading Investing Experiment: 06/09/2016

Investing Experiment: 05/24/2016

I just remembered there was another stock I wanted to try out, Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG). I live near a mall owned by this group and there are always a good number of people there whenever I stop by. During the last year’s Christmas shopping, I had to go to multiple places to get gifts for everyone. Each shopping district was packed. Granted this was Christmas season, so obviously there would be many shoppers. However, I happened to visit a few of them again and still saw numerous shoppers. This captured my interest, so I did a little online review and discovered that some of the malls belonged to the Simon Property Group. Seeing how well their stock had performed, I decided to add this stock to my possible investment list.  Continue reading Investing Experiment: 05/24/2016