• Jerremy Alexander Newsome

Day Trading Account up 40% in August despite SPY decline

Trading Review August 2015

SPY down 6%, Day Trading Account up 40%

In August 2015, the market experienced record volatility accompanied by an extraordinarily rapid decline. On August 24, we watched the market bounce 6 months of growth in just 4 hours. Through all the craziness, Real Life Traders stayed calm, collected and traded our plan... well... at least we traded our plan. The day trading account grew 20.1 R for 40% growth, the swing trading account grew 14 R for 28% growth, and the credit spreads got hammered as they are prone to do from time to time.  Since February 2015, credit spread