The “Goxx Box.”



  • A hamster named Mr. Goxx has been trading cryptocurrencies in a rigged box since June.
  • The hamster determines which crypto to buy or sell by running on a wheel and strolling through one of two tunnels.
  • Since it started trading on June 12, Goxx’s crypto portfolio returned 24% as of Friday.
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A hamster in Germany is redefining “A Random Walk Down Wall Street” author Burton Malkiel’s belief that a blindfolded monkey throwing darts at a stock ticker list in the newspaper could do just as good as a human investment professional.

The livestreamed hamster, named Mr. Goxx, has been independently trading a portfolio of various cryptocurrencies since June 12, and so far its performance has been impressive. As of Friday, the portfolio was up nearly 24%, according to the @mrgoxx twitter feed that documents daily performance,…

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