FTS DOW case report

FTS DOW case report - B ryan W Redd F TS DOW CASE REPORT Dr...

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Bryan W. Redd FTS DOW CASE REPORT Dr. Malakhov Spring 2010 Going into the FTS trading case I had a predetermined strategy. My strategy was outlined by three rules. First, do not invest in any company with which I did not understand their business, the external factors that could potentially affect the company’s stock, and the ways in which they derive their profits. Secondly, do not use any investment techniques I did not fully understand and feel completely comfortable with. It was for this reason I never executed any limit or stop orders. Lastly, and most important I wanted to find a solid group of 3-5 stocks I felt extremely comfortable with that I would buy on the first day and hold throughout the duration of the FTS trading case. In consideration of the cash I had left over I considered it “play money” and conducted some short sells and invested in a different stock every so often. When considering the buy and hold aspect of my strategy I found 3 stocks that fit the mold. Disney was my main money maker throughout the FTS case and
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2011 for the course FIN 4133 taught by Professor Hearth during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas.

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