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Michael Nielsen

Who I am:

I am a Finance graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. I have been trading equities for three years and have been making investment recommendations on my website for a little over a year. In 2013, my recommendations performed significantly better than the Standard and Poor's 500 index.

My strategy:

I try to wade through insignificant data and pinpoint factors that will cause large price-moves. I only pick stocks and currency pairs with skewed risk-reward characteristics. I am not always right, but in all my trades, the potential reward is significantly higher than the potential risk, which has enabled me to be a successful trader and investor so far.

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  • Description: MBA Student. Trading frequency: Daily
  • Interests: Commodities, ETFs, Forex, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
M.P. Nielsen, Inc.
Beat The S&P 500 During 2014 Beat The S&P 500 will be managing its Nielsen Faux Fund. It is a simulation portfolio with starting capital of $500,000,000.The portfolio will consist of no more than 10 securities at a time.When initiating a position, it shall not be more than 10% of the overall portfolio value. Rebalancing will ...More
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