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New Year's Resolutions & Forecasts for 2014

  • Jan 8, 2014 · 5:00 PM
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Hello Members! 

This Meetup will focus on our New Year’s trading resolutions. Discipline is the key to being a successful and profitable trader.  Part of being disciplined is having, and following, a trading plan. Let’s take this time to share our trading resolutions, goals and game plans for 2014. Also, be prepared to make your market predictions for 2014; the winner will be announced in 2015!

NOTE; LiveVol has informed me that they will be awarding prizes to the two top winners of the 2014 Market Forecast contest. The first place winner will receive a Google Glass! The second place winner will receive a FitBit!

You MUST submit your forecasts to the following at the Meetup to participate!

1) What total return will the Dow Industrials generate in 2014?

A) Negative

B) Zero to 10%

C) 10.1% to 20%

D) 20.1% or higher

2) Which equity market will fare best?

A) U.S. (Standard & Poor's 500)

B) Emerging markets (MSCI Emerging Markets Index)

C) European stocks (Stoxx 50)

D) Japan (Topix)

3) Which S&P 500 sector will be No. 1?

A) Health Care

B) Consumer staples

C) Energy

D) Technology

E) Financials

F) Basic materials

4) The top-performing commodity?

A) Natural gas

B) Oil

C) Corn

D) Gold

5) Where will the 30-year T-bond end 2014? 

A) Under 3%

B) 3% to 3.50%

C) 3.51% to 4%

D) Above 4%

6) Name the year's top-performing Dow industrial (dividends included). Correct answer is worth two points.

7) Name the worst-performing stock in the Dow Industrials (dividends included). Correct answer is worth two points.

8) Tiebreaker: At what level will the DJIA end 2014? 


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  • Eric M.

    Looks like we have a Livevolly group! Looking forward to future meet ups and successful, disciplined, trades in 2014!

    January 9, 2014

  • Victor W.

    How long does this usually last till?

    January 8, 2014

  • Martin V.

    Currently in Europe.

    January 8, 2014

  • Richard


    Still out sick. Not able to make it tonight. See you all next meeting.

    January 8, 2014

  • brucehf

    Sorry I will miss the meetup. I am flying out to New Orleans for a consulting gig for a couple weeks. Hope to join the next one !

    January 7, 2014

  • Ashish

    I'm going to miss our meet-up tomorrow as I'm going to be out tomorrow. Is there a way to set-up a meeting and dial-in to participate.

    January 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello there, I am going to Rich Dad sponsored seminar on 3,4 & 5 for stocks and options trading and deep technical / fundamental analysis and hands on trading. If anyone is interested please let me know and we can split the tab. I am allowed to take 1 host for this paid event.
    Looking forward to meet ya all on 8th Jan'14.

    Happy Near Year!! Happy investing!!

    December 29, 2013

  • Catherine C.

    I love making resolutions - it's following them that proves challenging. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

    December 26, 2013

  • Burton

    Happy Holidays! I look forward to this event.

    December 18, 2013

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