His portfolio has grown 24% since he started trading in June.
Spin the wheel
Hamsters are generally annoying (albeit adorable) pets that parents buy for their children in place of a dog or cat. However, one hamster is making waves on the internet for its savvy crypto trading – and it even has a modest audience on Twitch.
Mr. Goxx is a hamster based in Germany who has been trading cryptocurrencies since June. according to Initiated. Of course, the creature doesn’t do this on its own, but rather through a rigged cage dubbed the “Goxx Box”.
The machine is quite intelligent. The hamster first operates on an “intention wheel” which chooses one of 30 different cryptos to trade. Goxx then goes through one of two “decision tunnels” that determine whether or not he will buy or sell the cryptocurrency in $ 20 increments. Of course, this is all rigged on a computer.
While it sounds haphazard and chaotic (which it is), Goxx’s portfolio is up around 24%, far outperforming Warren Buffet’s S&P 500 and Berkshire Hathaway over the same time frame.
Goxx first started his portfolio with the euro equivalent of $ 390 on an exchange account, according to Protos. In September, the creature’s wallet hit an all-time high of $ 580. However, the recent crypto dip also touched its profits.
Despite this, his anonymous custodian (who is behind the entire transaction) hopes to give Mr. Goxx even more investment opportunities in the future.
“There are plans to give Mr. Goxx more control and to let him intentionally choose the amount of his purchase if interest in his channel continues to grow,” said the Goxx keeper. Proto.
Twitch Streaming Hamster
Want to see the financial brain in action? His guardian created a Twitch channel for the hamster in the vein of “Fish play Pokémon. “There you can watch Goxx as he trades and runs adorably around his office.
You can also follow him on twitter where he regularly “publishes” the performance of his portfolio.
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