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Old 09-18-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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Anyone up for some stock market collusion?

So BAWSAQ is apparently based on what players do & purchase. Everyone's buying up AmmuNation right now, because it's considered safe. I sort of want to see if we can affect trends of low priced stocks with any efficacy.

I just bought a bunch of 'Hawk and Little (HAL).' Anyone else want to try the same, see if we can influence the market in a way that's beneficial to folks on X360A? I think it's $0.78 a share right now, so it's not exactly hard to buy shares.

The SEC can kiss my (character's) ass(es)!
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:23 PM   #2
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I think it would take maybe thousands of players for it to take noticeable affect?
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:24 PM   #3
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I think it would take maybe thousands of players for it to take noticeable affect?
More like millions
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:37 PM   #4
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:56 PM   #5
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Just put in $2.9 million. This could be interesting...
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:52 AM   #6
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Just put in $2.9 million. This could be interesting...
I am also open for investing in

I'll admit im taking my time and enjoying things but affording shit is still bad for me on 2 chars lol
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I think it would take maybe thousands of players for it to take noticeable affect?
I chose a low, low, LOW one specifically because it'll be easier to buy more shares. I'm mostly just curious.
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:29 PM   #8
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I chose a low, low, LOW one specifically because it'll be easier to buy more shares. I'm mostly just curious.
I'm willing to buy loads of stock, it's profit anyway but like fox said I doubt we'll see any change. We'll need a LOT of investors lol.
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I'm willing to buy loads of stock, it's profit anyway but like fox said I doubt we'll see any change. We'll need a LOT of investors lol.
Not necessarily profit. I mean, it's damn low, but it could still go lower.
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How much did you invest? I imagine its going to have to be considerable to boost. But i will throw in a some on my chars and see what happens i guess.

Noticed ammunation was up lots earlier, wish i had thought more about the stock market yesterday lol
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Old 09-19-2013, 05:48 PM   #13
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2,280,580 shares now owned. This best work!!!
If it does, it might be possible for everyone to sell shares and make a profit before it tanks. At that many shares, it could go up $0.30 and you could make $684,174.

Just hoping for the best...
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If it does, it might be possible for everyone to sell shares and make a profit before it tanks. At that many shares, it could go up $0.30 and you could make $684,174.

Just hoping for the best...
We have bought over 7 million shares so let's hope.
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Old 09-28-2013, 04:08 PM   #15
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Just put all my cash in for HAL - about 50 mil, thanks for the tips!
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Old 09-28-2013, 09:18 PM   #17
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I just bought 12,053,619 shares of HAL... You guys have made it go from less than a dollar up to $8... need this to go to 100
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Old 09-28-2013, 11:35 PM   #18
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I put 28m X3 into HAL, thats some 300,000k shares each.

made a 2nd save so all is not lost if it doesn't work!

lets do this!
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I just put my money in this stock this afternoon. The stock is now down a few percent. Nice to see my real life stock magic carries over into the GTA universe. Please don't blame me if the stock plummets now.
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:07 AM   #20
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If the BAWSAQ is anything like a real stock market, the reason that HAL are increasing so much is they're an arms manufacturer. A lot of non-x360a players seem to be piling their money into Ammunation, so we're enjoying the follow on from that rise, as well as the demand we're creating ourselves.
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:11 AM   #21
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About to invest 10m or so. This is just plain cool to me.
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:25 AM   #22
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If the BAWSAQ is anything like a real stock market, the reason that HAL are increasing so much is they're an arms manufacturer. A lot of non-x360a players seem to be piling their money into Ammunation, so we're enjoying the follow on from that rise, as well as the demand we're creating ourselves.
No. If a lot of players where investing in Ammunation, their stock price would be increasing. Since launch its gone from $699-$701 to $458.28 at a fall of -25.14% from the time of this post. Which is a huge significant loss.

Like people have said before; When online launches and people are going to rob a store the only one comes to mind for a lot of people is Ammunition because its easily recognizable.
Then again the initial swarm of players buying weapons and stockpiling ammo may drive the price back up past the $700 mark, I wouldn't expect it to last long before it falls below $500 again.
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