February 18, 2022


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The positions in this portfolio are incredibly risky and extremely volatile.


No one at Get Irked is a professional financial adviser (or a doctor), so consult with your own financial adviser to see if any of these positions fit your risk profile (and stomach).

Get Irked's Speculation in Play - February 18, 2022

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The Week’s Biggest Winner & Loser

Zillow (Z)

Despite a sea of red, the real estate market is staying red-hot which means Zillow’s (Z) coming back from the dead. Z caught an impressive +9.77% gain during an otherwise crappy week for stocks, easily earning itself the spot of the Week’s Biggest Winner.

DraftKings (DKNG)

With all the crazy incentives offered by online sports betting to get new members to sign up, we knew DraftKings (DKNG) had to be losing money. However, we didn’t know exactly how much until DKNG reported a destructive earning report this week, dropping an eye-watering -25.89% and landing itself the spot of the Week’s Biggest Loser.

Portfolio Allocation

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Target Position Size

Get Irked - Speculation in Play - Current Holdings - February 18, 2022

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Portfolio Breakdown

Get Irked - Year-to-Date Performance - Investments in Play vs. Speculation in Play - 2021 Year-to-Date Performance

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Year-to-Date Performance

Current Position Performance

Carnival Cruise (CCL)


1st Buy: 3/12/2020 @ $17.25
Current Per-Share: $2.50



1st Buy: 1/10/2019 @ $19.54
Current Per-Share: -($29.02)

Yeti (YETI)


1st Buy: 2/26/2019 @ $23.23
Current Per-Share: (-$142.16)*

Pinterest (PINS)


1st Buy: 5/16/2019 @ $25.72
Current Per-Share: -($13.05)*

Airlines ETF (JETS)


1st Buy: 5/14/2020 @ $11.30
Current Per-Share: $9.00

Virgin Galactic (SPCE)


1st Buy: 10/31/2019 @ $9.87
Current Per-Share: (-$9.90)*

Tradeweb Mkts (TW)


1st Buy: 4/8/2019 @ $39.22
Current Per-Share: -($23.59)*

Las Vegas Sands (LVS)


1st Buy: 8/12/2021 @ $40.50
Current Per-Share: $31.50

Zillow (Z)


1st Buy: 11/18/2021 @ $57.13
Current Per-Share: $54.10

Uranium ETF (URA)


1st Buy: 2/23/2021 @ $17.97
Current Per-Share: $19.77

Golden Mine. (AUMN)


1st Buy: 7/29/2021 @ $0.5316
Current Per-Share: $0.4443

Wendy’s (WEN)


1st Buy: 6/9/2021 @ $28.50
Current Per-Share: $24.87

Palantir (PLTR)


1st Buy: 2/12/2021 @ $31.50
Current Per-Share: $20.20

DraftKings (DKNG)


1st Buy: 1/29/2021 @ $52.97
Current Per-Share: $36.55

Grow Gen. (GRWG)


1st Buy: 10/30/2020 @ $16.04
Current Per-Share: $19.25

Danimer Sci (DNMR)


1st Buy: 10/20/2021 @ $15.00
Current Per-Share: $11.35

* Indicates a position where the capital investment was sold.
Profit % for * positions = Current Total Profit / Original Capital Investment

Cash Position Performance

The below positions are no longer actively covered each week and are instead reflected in the portfolio’s “Cash” position. Many readers mentioned wanting to still see these positions’ ongoing performance so these positions will be updated weekly in the table below.

Chevron (CVX)


1st Buy: 3/6/2020 @ $76.94
Current Per-Share: -($0.06)*

Twitter (TWTR)


1st Buy: 10/30/2019 @ $29.79
Current Per-Share: -($45.02)*

General Electric (GE)


1st Buy: 12/12/2018 @ $54.80
Current Per-Share: -($63.21)*

Fabled Gold (FBSGF)


1st Buy: 7/23/2021 @ $0.1036
Current Per-Share: $0.0827

Canadian Pal (DCNNF)


1st Buy: 7/19/2021 @ $0.1000
Current Per-Share: $0.0691

Actual Cash


This is the actual amount of cash when
accounting for the positions in this table.

This Week’s Moves

Airlines ETF (JETS): Profit-Taking

When the markets popped on Tuesday, the Airlines ETF (JETS) hopped through a sell order I had in place which filled at $23.22. The order locked in +16.10% in gains on shares I purchased for $20.00 on November 26, 2021 and lowered my per-share cost -23.86% from $11.82 to $9.00.

From here, my next sell target is near its post-pandemic all-time high around $29.00 and my next buy target is $19.85, near its low from JETS’ most recent selloff.

JETS closed the week at $22.56, down -2.84% from where I took profits Tuesday.

Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL): Profit-Taking

Despite the rest of the market pulling back on Wednesday, the recovery plays including Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) saw a quick pop in the morning with CCL triggering a sell order I had in place at $23.20.

The sale locked in +28.89% in gains on shares I bought at $18.00 back on November 26, 2021 and lowered my per-share cost -62.35% from $6.64 to $2.50. From here, my next buy target is $16.75, above a past point of support, and my next sell target is $31.00, just under CCL’s post-pandemic all-time high.

CCL closed the week at $22.17, down -4.44% from where I took profits Wednesday.

Palantir Technologies (PLTR): Added to Position

The selloff in speculative IPOs and SPACs from the Class of the Pandemic continued this week with Palantir Technologies (PLTR) getting positively slammed following an extraordinarily disappointing earnings report.

On Friday, PLTR triggered my next buy order which filled at $11.11, lowering my per-share cost -6.05% from $21.50 to $20.20, a total reduction of -35.87% from my initial buy a year ago on February 12, 2021 at $31.50.

From here, my next buy target is $9.20, a past point of support, and I’ll start taking profits at $21.60, a past point of resistance.

PLTR closed the week at $11.02, down -0.81% from where I added Friday.

Want Further Clarification?

As always, if you have questions about any of my positions or have positions of your own that you’re curious about – feel free to leave a comment below!

See you next week!

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Disclaimer: Eric "Irk" Jacobson and all other Get Irked contributors are not investment or financial advisers. All strategies, trading ideas, and other information presented comes from non-professional, amateur investors and traders sharing techniques and ideas for general information purposes.

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