Cara Scatizzi is a former associate financial analyst at AAII.


Discussion

Paul from Florida posted over 3 years ago:

I have been trading leveraged and inverse leveraged ETFs daily, 2-3 hours a day, with good results. Profit:Loss ratio now at 91%:9%, and 15% for overall performance 2010 to date. While I realize this day trading investment approach is risky, my results seem to me to be very good over 2010. My investments, were they to fail completely, will not impact my financial security.

Can you supply something other than warnings against this investment approach? I would appreciate input beyond my own models and rules, though these are working well so far.

Thank you.


Scott Sneddon from California posted 8 months ago:

Too bad this discussion didn't go anywhere. I've been interested in using the weakness in holding these products as an advantage. For example, if holding UVXY long will result in less return than expected, then why not short it while the market is heading up? This would have worked incredibly well over this past year in particular.


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