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That game is a joke. None of the values make any sense, and the players on there have found very good ways to manipulate the market in their favor.
 

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I made hundreds of thousands (if not millions) by doing the opposite - predicting its failure in the market.
I bet heavily against it right when I started playing the game, when it was around $58-$60 a share. Then it took off (on CSX, not in the real world), and I bailed when it finally came down to where I could break even. Now it's at $40somthing. I would have made a fortune with another month of patience.
 

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As with Member12, I went long on the Fit.
I also went long on the Aveo5, Toyota Venza, Long on Mini Clubman, Shorted Toyota Sequoia, shorted VW Routan, shorted Honda Pilot.
As a hedge, I went long on the Pontiac Vibe and short on the Toyota Matrix
 

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I bet heavily against it right when I started playing the game, when it was around $58-$60 a share. Then it took off (on CSX, not in the real world), and I bailed when it finally came down to where I could break even. Now it's at $40somthing. I would have made a fortune with another month of patience.
It's OK to be biased in the automotive market (actually, it's not OK), but if you're biased in the financial markets, you'll lose your shorts, so to speak. And that's what we saw here.
Ya' get all angry at GM because they're the greedy capitalist pigs who hate socialism (the only form of government that cares, next to communism) and end up taking your anger out on the Saturn.
Then, being the emotional basketcase you are ( :p: ), you cover your short at the wrong time.
Then you break even on a stock that should have made you pretty comfy.
This is what's wrong with emotional trading.

Look at my portfolio: well-balanced, with a mix of foreign and domestic longs and shorts, and one hedge.
 

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When this thread came up, I gave the game a try. Having done so, it's bull****. Don't waste your time.
 

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There are a lot of problems...
...trading after hours, no charting or T/A, IPO's can be too easily bought cheap, etc...
 
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