It’s my birthday … And it’s been a reasonably wild journey because the final one. True, the interval between April 15, 2020, and immediately has been difficult in some ways. There’s been civil unrest. There was a contentious election. There have been unhappy moments, just like the lack of my pal, the legendary Larry King.
It’s my birthday … And it’s been a reasonably wild journey because the final one.
True, the interval between April 15, 2020, and immediately has been difficult in some ways. There’s been civil unrest. There was a contentious election. There have been unhappy moments, just like the lack of my pal, the legendary Larry King. To not point out the lockdowns.
But there’s additionally loads to have fun.
It’s been an INSANE yr within the inventory market. A number of of my high college students crossed the million-dollar revenue mark* since my final birthday. I simply crossed the $7 million revenue mark* myself…
There’s been quite a bit happening. Please be a part of me in celebrating a number of the unimaginable milestones which have made this yr memorable…
(*Please word: My outcomes, in addition to my high college students’ outcomes, are removed from typical. Particular person outcomes will fluctuate. Most merchants lose cash. I benefit from years of arduous work, dedication, and expertise. Buying and selling is inherently dangerous. Do your due diligence and by no means threat greater than you possibly can afford to lose.)
Over $6 Million Donated to Charity
That is one in all my proudest accomplishments! A few weeks in the past, I woke as much as some unimaginable information…
I woke as much as an electronic mail from my accountant that we simply handed $6 million in charity donations to over 60 charities the previous 4 years. A lot extra to come back, however I additionally LOVE that the @karmagawa group is donating quite a bit on there personal now too as giving again is SO essential proper now!
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) March 31, 2021
My accountant knowledgeable me that my charitable donations formally handed $6 million. Over the previous 4 years, that cash has gone to over 60 charities. Listed here are just a few notable Karmagawa donations from the previous yr…
$1 Million Yemen Donation
Right here’s proof of the energy of social media…
When Karmagawa began a fundraiser to boost cash for the folks of war-torn Yemen, the unique purpose was to boost $200,000. We crushed that purpose…
That is why I really like social media a lot, we have now now raised $95,000+ prior to now 12 hours in our @karmagawa fundraiser to help within the #YemenCrisis & add within the $25k I constructed from buying and selling yesterday + $5k to this point immediately, that’s $125k to this point, see https://t.co/qPWrn4EnXb & assist Yemen too! pic.twitter.com/jp8FD2xmjD
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) June 16, 2020
Finally, your donations totaled over $500,000. Mixed with about $370,000 from my June and July 2020 buying and selling income* plus Karmagawa merch income, the overall donation was $1 million.
The story obtained numerous play — even touchdown a function within the New York Put up. Discover out the place the cash has gone to this point right here.
$1 Million in Latest Karmagawa Donations
I wasn’t content material to cease on the Yemen donation…
Between educating, making video classes, and buying and selling, I used to be additionally a part of $1 million+ in further Karmagawa donations, each domestically and overseas.
We’ve contributed to assist folks, animals, and the atmosphere. Try this submit to be taught the place the cash went — together with meals banks, animal rescues, constructing faculties, and a lot extra.
Why Do I Give So A lot to Charity?
After I began buying and selling, I used to be motivated by issues like fancy vehicles. However as soon as I truly attained the objects of my need, I spotted that they’d diminishing returns.
After I began donating to charity, I knew I’d discovered one thing that would encourage me for the lengthy haul.
Giving $ to assist these in want is not sufficient (even when that is too robust for too many egocentric merchants with boatloads of $) we MUST take higher care of our planet, our wildlife & deal with one another higher too. Schooling, consciousness & compassion MUST be inspired a lot extra worldwide!
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) March 31, 2021
So many individuals have a void within themselves … They attempt to fill it with cash and issues.
I’ve discovered that I get a lot extra from giving again. I get to see the optimistic impression it makes … I’m hooked on giving again! I feel it’s a a lot better habit than vehicles or actual property…
In the event you actually wish to give me a birthday current, do your self a favor and get accustomed to Karmagawa’s work … Or try “50 Minutes to Save the World.” Purchase some merch to help our causes. Do one thing good for the world!
Go watch our 1st 2 documentaries https://t.co/TjytvM5TZQ & https://t.co/11KQnXQJgZ to see how inter-connected all of us are on this planet, even when most individuals do not realize it but. The world generally is a good spot once we work collectively, however sadly proper now we’re heading the incorrect approach
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) March 31, 2021
Birthday Sale: Spend money on Buying and selling Schooling Assets
I could not have dropped a traditional single like “No Borrow No Cry” prior to now yr … However there have been loads of superb new instructional sources which have been launched since my final birthday.
One of many greatest hits of the previous yr?
Created in collaboration with my scholar Matthew Monaco, this easy-to-follow information takes new merchants from the fundamentals to exploring extra superior buying and selling strategies.
It’s shortly develop into one in all my top-selling merchandise, and numerous merchants are utilizing it as a gateway to my Buying and selling Problem.
The opposite huge launch was from my high scholar Tim Grittani (who’s up over $13.5 million in income*)…
It’s the must-have follow-up DVD to Grittani’s monster hit “Buying and selling Tickers.”
Proper now’s the right time to put money into your schooling…
It contains Grittani’s DVDs plus a bunch of my DVDs and different instructional sources. And there’s yet another particular I would like you to see…
I take advantage of StocksToTrade each day. That’s why I do know it’s the highest software for serving to me discover the most important p.c gainers and hottest trades. Full disclosure: I helped design it for the penny shares I like to commerce, and I’m an investor. Don’t miss this supply!
(*These outcomes aren’t typical. Particular person outcomes will fluctuate. Most merchants lose cash. Merchants like Tim Grittani and I benefit from a few years of arduous work and dedication. Buying and selling is inherently dangerous. At all times do your due diligence and by no means threat greater than you possibly can afford to lose. I’ve additionally employed Tim Grittani to assist in my schooling enterprise.)
A Minefield of Millionaire Scholar Milestones*
The millionaire scholar milestones simply stored on coming this previous yr* … It was so quick and livid that for some time, I couldn’t sustain with announcement posts!
I truly had a number of college students cross the million-dollar mark the identical week … Across the similar time because the GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) quick squeeze insanity again in January. Listed here are just some of the coed millionaire milestones I’ve introduced since my final birthday*…
Michael “Huddie” Hudson
Everybody’s favourite long-haired surfer handed $1 million in income early in 2021. He’s at the moment over $1.2 million in income as of April 12, 2021.*
Not dangerous for a man whose buying and selling profession began with a couple of dollars on Robinhood… Be taught extra about his buying and selling story right here. We lately did some celebrating together with one other newly-minted millionaire* scholar, Kyle Williams, in Dubai…
Discuss exponential development! This former valet began buying and selling in 2017. He handed the million-dollar mark in November 2020. He’s now over $6.3 million in buying and selling income as of April 12, 2021.*
Right here’s my recommendation: be taught all the pieces you possibly can from him! I did a four-part interview collection with him. Watch all of them:
I jokingly began calling my second millionaire scholar named Jack “Jack Two” to keep away from confusion … It caught! Jack Two continues to be in grad college, however he lately crossed the million-dollar revenue mark. He’s at the moment up over $1.6 million in income as of April 12, 2021.*
Don’t miss the loopy story of how we first met over a sketchy DM … Be taught from his rigorously honed buying and selling technique and insane work ethic. Try the interview I did with him right here:
My first feminine millionaire* scholar! Mariana joined my Buying and selling Problem in 2018 however didn’t get actual about finding out and buying and selling till 2019. As soon as she doubled down on her research, she began to see outcomes quick.
In February of 2021, she crossed the million-dollar mark* … At solely 20 years outdated! Try this unimaginable interview to be taught extra about her unimaginable buying and selling mindset:
Lower than a yr after I introduced my 30-Day Bootcamp collaborator’s $100,000 milestone, Matthew Monaco joined the seven-figure membership. He’s at the moment up over $1.6 million in income as of April 12, 2021.*
Not dangerous for lower than a yr after graduating faculty … I feel Matthew’s obtained a really shiny future, and I can’t wait to see what’s subsequent for him.
Kyle began buying and selling after he noticed “The Massive Brief” in 2016. He misplaced some huge cash at first … It made him understand he wanted to be taught the foundations if he was going to remain within the sport.
He devoted himself to his research. It paid off for him. He handed the million-dollar mark* in January 2021, simply earlier than his twenty fifth birthday. Presently, he’s up over $1.7 million in income.*
A number of different college students and I lately stunned him with a memorable vegetarian feast to have fun his huge milestone:
In honor of @traderkylec my newest https://t.co/occ8wKmlgm scholar to go $1+ million in buying and selling income, a devoted vegetarian & whose birthday was yesterday @mono_trader @TraderBryce & I dressed up as greens & stunned him with a MASSIVE fruit/veggie buffet! How’d we do? pic.twitter.com/x45jwWCNcU
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) February 13, 2021
(*These outcomes aren’t typical. Particular person outcomes will fluctuate. Most merchants lose cash. Merchants like Mike, each Jacks, Mariana, Matthew, and Kyle, and I benefit from a few years of arduous work and dedication. Buying and selling is inherently dangerous. At all times do your due diligence and by no means threat greater than you possibly can afford to lose. I’ve additionally employed these merchants to assist in my schooling enterprise.)
So Many Extra Inspiring Scholar Tales…
The million-dollar milestone is a giant one for merchants. However as I at all times say, it’s a marathon — not a dash.
I do know it is robust, however you gotta keep in mind buying and selling is a marathon NOT a dash! No 1 day or play issues, you need to use each play & each day to extend your data account BEFORE you possibly can improve your brokerage account. Always remember 90%+ lose on account of lack preparation/self-discipline
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) February 19, 2021
There are SO many inspiring scholar tales I’ve shared since my final birthday. Listed here are just some…
Wonderful Feminine Buying and selling Problem College students
We’d like extra ladies in buying and selling! I wrote this submit to highlight a number of the fierce feminine merchants in my Buying and selling Problem. Mariana, my first feminine millionaire* scholar, is amongst them. However you’ll additionally find out about Angela, Crystal, Jenny, Michelle, Sandra, Tessa, and extra…
Ellis: Mindset of the Masters
I feel that the athlete mindset will be extraordinarily advantageous for merchants … Ellis is the right instance. He’s a former professional athlete. His self-discipline and dedication are translating properly into his buying and selling profession. He’s at the moment up over $325,000 in buying and selling income* and simply grew to become a moderator of my Buying and selling Problem chat room … Right here’s his unimaginable story.
David: $15,000 on His First Commerce
Imagine it or not, David made $15,000 … on his very first commerce.* But it surely wasn’t simply newbie’s luck … Be taught his story right here.
Paul: Purchased His Mother a Home With Buying and selling Income
Need proof that huge issues have small beginnings? Try Paul’s story. He went from whole beginner to shopping for his mother a home together with his buying and selling income* in just a few quick years…
Here is video of my https://t.co/EcfUM6l2S3 scholar Paul shocking his mother with a brand new home after a file 2020…how cool is that this?! I TRULY LOVE SEEING THIS AS WE SHOULD ALL TREAT OUR PARENTS WITH GIFTS LIKE THIS AFTER WE WORK OUR BUTTS OFF FOR YEARS IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS! pic.twitter.com/j6RjwB1dyd
— Timothy Sykes (@timothysykes) January 10, 2021
Chris and Sean: Completely different Objectives, Frequent Dedication
Not too long ago, I wrote this submit about two college students who’re each killing it. Their tales are very completely different — however they’ve one thing vital in frequent. They’re each devoted to creating their objectives a actuality. It simply goes to indicate … There’s multiple method to method buying and selling.
Grant: Tailored My Classes For His Lengthy-Time period Investing Technique
I really like this story! In 2020, Grant emailed me to let me know he’d simply made a collection of trades totaling over $100,000.*
He wished to thank me as a result of these trades had been the results of a method he developed by making use of my penny inventory buying and selling technique to long-term investments. Try the story right here…
(Please word that these sorts of buying and selling outcomes aren’t typical. Most merchants lose cash. It takes years of dedication, arduous work, and self-discipline to learn to commerce. Particular person outcomes will fluctuate. Buying and selling is inherently dangerous. Earlier than making any trades, keep in mind to do your due diligence and by no means threat greater than you possibly can afford to lose.)
My $7 Million Buying and selling Revenue Milestone*
I didn’t wish to lead with this. Actually, I’m MORE enthusiastic about my college students’ progress and my charity donations.
However yeah … The market madness in 2020–2021 has been good for me, too.
I lately handed the $7 million revenue mark* … Take into account, these income have been over the course of my 20+ yr buying and selling profession. Most of it has been the results of small buying and selling beneficial properties!
I’ve had a reasonably loopy buying and selling journey … You’ll be able to learn all about it in my autobiography, “An American Hedge Fund.”
I’ve put within the time. I perceive how penny shares work. So when a market comes alongside as we’ve skilled in 2020–2021, I’m prepared.
As of mid-April 2021, I’m up over $770,000 on the yr.* If the yr had been to finish immediately, it could already be my third-best yr in 20+ years of buying and selling. It’s all about finding out and being ready!
(*Please word: My outcomes are removed from typical. Particular person outcomes will fluctuate. Most merchants lose cash. I benefit from years of arduous work, dedication, and expertise. Buying and selling is inherently dangerous. Do your due diligence and by no means threat greater than you possibly can afford to lose.)
A 12 months Not like Any Different…
Loads has modified since my final birthday.
Within the day buying and selling world, it’s been an exhilarating, wild journey.
There have been so many superb milestones — for my college students, for my charity, and for me personally.
I do know it’s been a difficult yr in some ways. However total, I really feel optimistic concerning the future.
There are at all times alternatives on the market — it’s a matter of finding out, adapting, and being ready to reap the benefits of them.
I can’t wait to see what occurs earlier than my subsequent birthday…
How has life and/or buying and selling modified for YOU since final April 15, 2020? Go away a remark under … I really like listening to from you!