Why & What I am Buying
While the world ends, it feels like a once in a decade opportunity to buy the next generation of companies. But when? I have no idea. So I've been steadily DCA'ing as best I can.

#1 is of course $PL. I am a huge believer in what Planet is building and doing. Their market is incredibly diverse, as they can observe the entire planet from above and in almost any condition. War, agriculture, counterintelligence, energy, fund managers, data gathers. Planet can help all of them.

My other top exciting companies:
$DM -- onshoring manufacturing and the rise of "American Dynamism" (coined by Katherine Boyle at a16z) is coming. $DM is a major player.
$STEM -- maximizing energy efficiency is going to be paramount in the years to come. The leader in energy storage at present.
$EVLV -- security screenings are incredibly outdated and frustrating. At the same time, we all want to feel safe when we go out in public. Evolv solves both problems simultaneously and Evolv Express makes it incredibly affordable.
$HLGN -- I believe Heliogen will become a leader in solar energy for industrial uses. Capable of producing the high temperatures needed, their tech will help companies replace fossil fuels with solar energy.
$DNA -- Synthetic biology (especially for industrial use) sounds incredibly difficult. But with their ever-expanding partnerships I believe Ginkgo is at the forefront of this frontier. Skeptical at first, and dismissive of their valuation, it's becoming a major holding for me over the past 2 months.
$TWST -- One of $DNA's partners, Twist is enabling companies all over the biotech landscape to continue and expand their research with their synthetic DNA products. Valuation was terribly expensive, but is now very appealing.
$JOBY -- I am so tired of sitting in traffic. Can we all get a little closer to flying around and less driving?? I believe Joby is leading the EVTOL race, and has some of the best engineers to expand their business.
$GTLB -- Pure play that makes it easier for developers to do their work securely. Since becoming public they have not disappointing. Company is performing well, stock is dropping. What's not to like for a long-term holder?!

Uh oh... most of these are deSPACs... am I doomed?
Awesome list and I love how you accompanied each with a little recap. These are very moonshot-type investments and I've been intrigued by similar ones and some heavily beaten-down biotechs but have put almost all my fresh capital into bigger, proven winners like $SHOP $CRWD $TTD... Would you build an entire portfolio out of companies like you've listed here or is this a basket that makes up a portion of your larger portfolio?
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24th May 2022 - Trading Journal
I have decided to move my Daily Trading Journal from DayOneApp to Commonstock. I hope that this may be useful to others in both it's format and the content. Writing a trading journal is a very good habit to get into and enables the writer to reflect on their thoughts, mood and bias. I will attempt to post this journal each day that I trade or study the markets in real time.

I have only just begun looking to trade actively again after a hiatus due to market conditions. I have spent all of this time studying styles that I hope will suit me. Mainly along the lines of Minervini, Weinstein & O'Neill. I have consumed a huge amount of information in the past few months and feel confident in my ability to weather this storm and be well equipped when the market eventually sees sunshine again. This is a generational moment in the markets and I want to be one of the bubble class of 2020 left standing.

  • Situational awareness:

Situational awareness represents my feelings and awareness of the bias of the market going into the day. Clearly today that bias was bearish. We are in a strong bear trend, the SNAP results last night seemed to kick off a reverse to the downside. I suppose this was a bellwether or possibly some leveraged whale just blew up! Who knows...

  • Pre Market Work:

I am in no rush to place trades and I have no intention of placing new trades each day. I will be selective especially in these conditions. I spent the morning doing the same routine I have for the past few days. Looking through charts on longer time frames and highlighting anything that came up that looked like it was ready. The only sectors primed for moves are Aerospace/Defence, Shipping/Transport & Commodities (Oil, Gas, Coal). I am reluctant to dive heavy into commodities as the trade is a bit long in the tooth and everyone and their auntie is trying to trade them. Once participation reaches peak then the trades will begin to fail. That said there are setups and they are worth considering with tight stops.

Mainly, I would like to spend my time identifying the stocks in Stage 1 that may move to Stage 2 as the market turns. Tech is still being decimated but there are a couple of very early signs of bottoming in $ZM also interesting bottoming forming on weekly charts in $AMPL & $JOBY. These could just as easily leg down again, only time will tell.

  • Trading Day:

Once the market opened I used my sector lists to indentify what was holding up. $NOC was a clear RS name today and was already on my focus list with a nice VCP (Minverini) setup. My entry was more anticipation than breakout but I like the setup and the solidity in the name and sector. Also the Moving averages all converged suggest a strong setup in my favour. With a minimum 2.5:1 Risk:Reward I opened a 5% position which is quite small but I am starting slowly.

  • End of day Thoughts:
I am still trying to structure my watchlists better at the moment they are a bit messy apart from the focus lists. I need to work on these. Also I have updated my TraderSync so that it is cleaner with better tags and settings. Long overdue.

I had several Shorts on watch today $COIN, $NET, $CELH all of which look like absolute manure and IMO will probably half from here but as volatility gets more crazy I am reluctant to press shorts too much and am uncomfortable holding them multiday and don't want to day trade much.

  • Notes & Open Trades:
$NOG - June 17th Call $30
$NOC - 5% Stock Position : Entry $464.50, Stop $455.50
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This is so insightful! I don't really know much about a trader's routine so it's really interesting to learn what your daily actions consist of. I agree a journal is a great way to record your decision making and your thoughts at times. Really love the format and clarity of the first post. Look forward to next one.
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$UBER doesn’t have great long term prospects
The reason I say this is because Uber is only in the rideshare, food delivery, and freelance trucking business.

Lately, they’ve opened their app into becoming a one-stop-shop for buying train tickets and as of lately, hailing a taxi.

But their autonomous vehicle business, that was sold to Aurora. Their air taxi business was sold to $JOBY with the idea that Joby Aviation will utilize the platform.

Even with that tiny provision from Joby Aviation, the ride in robotaxi service from $GOOGL and $GM threaten the rideshare business model altogether.

Right now, $LYFT $GRAB and all the other rideshare and food delivery businesses are struggling to find workers because the high fuel costs don’t justify working those gig jobs in general.

As much as I think Uber is a cool company, I just don’t see the business becoming the empire that it’s founder, Travis Kalanick, dreamed of.
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Upcoming Earnings Calendar (March 21st-25th)
Two heavy-hitters reporting next week: Nike and Adobe. Really interested in seeing what Nike has to say about supply chains after the recent events. Carnival Cruise and Nio should also be interesting. Full list of companies below.

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Portfolio Update - February 7th
Figured I would hop on the trend today and share my full portfolio.

This encompasses 3 separate portfolios; my long term retirement IRA, my higher risk/higher reward 1-5 year investments, and my cryptocurrency account.

My biggest surprise on allocation is $BP to be honest, not much of a traditional energy follower, however, am interested in seeing what happens with oil over the next few months as well as their foray into the renewable energy space.

Even at 6% allocation, I may continue to add to $CRWD at these prices. The cybersecurity business is picking up, even amongst companies I work with and the state of Massachusetts.

Not included in here is recent starter positions in $JOBY $CORZ $SOFI and $CHPT

Would love to hear your thoughts // roast my portfolio!
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