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Manipulate the Stock Market in "Grand Theft Auto 5" (GTA V)

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Ben has been a geek all of his life, and as such, his expertise tends to fall into gaming and technology.

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In Grand Theft Auto 5 you run into missions that enable you to play the stock market. By investing properly you can increase your funds greatly. By doing this over and over again you can multiply the money until it never becomes an issue again.

Understanding the Stock Market

There are two stock markets in the game that work differently from each other.

  • LCN Stock Market: Impacted only through your in-game actions
  • BAWSAQ: Stocks are affected by the GTA community at large.

If you're investing in any BAWSAQ stock your returns can vary and it's best if you save the game frequently. In fact, when manipulating the stock market it's best to have a separate save just to make sure everything goes smoothly.

When playing the stock market with a mission it can take several real-world minutes for the stock price to level out and allow you to maximize your profits. The peaks and valleys of stocks usually occur between five and ten minutes of real-world time to transition over after the mission is complete.

Although resting and moving time forward can have an effect on this, so does turning off your game. Sometimes, though, artificially moving time forward can negatively impact the natural progression of the stocks, preventing their peaks. Instead, you should simply wait and watch things progress to the suggested peak instead of trying to push things forward, unless you're attempting to bring a particular stock up from a drop.

Playing the Stocks Before GTA V Ends

Although you will get the most out of the investments you make after the game is finished, there are a few missions in particular that you must engage in before it's over.

  • The first of the Lester Assassination missions you must undertake, the Hotel Assassination mission, before the game will let you progress past a certain point. You should wait and do this mission only when the game forces you to as you will be able to maximize the cash you do have.
  • A pair of missions for Michael called Legal Trouble and Meltdown which you must complete before you can finish the end of the game.
You can be a quiet assassin... or not.

You can be a quiet assassin... or not.

The Hotel Assassin

The first assassination mission that you get from Lester is the Hotel Assassination mission. In this mission, you can manipulate the stock prices of Betta Pharmaceuticals (BET) and Bilkington (BIL) on the BAWSAQ exchange.

  1. Invest in Betta Pharmaceuticals with all characters before the start of the mission.
  2. Wait till Betta Pharmaceuticals has increased its stock price by approximately 80%.
  3. Sell all stocks in Betta Pharmaceuticals and buy Bilkington.
  4. After stocks have returned to normal, sell all Bilkington stock when you think you can get the most out of it.
People don't like hearing about plane trouble!

People don't like hearing about plane trouble!

Legal Trouble and Meltdown

After you complete the mission Legal Trouble for Michael, the stocks of FlyUS are in as much of a mess as Molly. The stocks will stay the same until you complete Meltdown, after which they will return to their normal state.

It's best to simply do these missions one right after the other in order to minimize the turnaround time. FlyUS's rival is AirEmu, and although I've seen some oddities the formula remains the same.

  1. Invest in AirEmu before the start of the Legal Trouble mission.
  2. Wait until changes have taken full effect and sell all of your AirEmu stock to purchase FlyUS stock.
  3. Complete the mission Meltdown.
  4. Wait until maximum profit has been achieved and sell all FlyUS stock.
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The Redwood Cigarette Assassination

In this Lester assassination mission, you get to sink into the shares of Redwood Cigarettes (RWC) by interfering with their jury tampering. This also affects the stock price of their rival Debonaire (DEB) on the LCN stock market.

  1. Before the mission starts invest in Debonaire Cigarettes (DEB).
  2. Wait till the market peaks at about 80% and then sell your Debonaire (DEB) stocks.
  3. Take all the money you gained from the Debonaire (DEB) sale and invest in Redwood (RWC) stocks.
  4. Wait till the market rebounds and sell all of your Redwood stock, approximately tripling your investment. This will take quite a bit of time, and you might consider sleeping several times to help it along, or do other things while you wait.

The Vice Assassination

This assassination mission has you deflating the shares of Façade (FAC) in order to pump up the stock price of Fruit (FRT) on the BAWSAQ marketplace.

  1. Before the mission starts, invest in Fruit (FRT).
  2. Wait till the stock market peaks at about 50% and then sell your Fruit (FRT) stocks.
  3. Take all the money you gained from the Fruit (FRT) sale and invest in Façade (FAC) stocks.
  4. Wait till the market rebounds. After things have leveled off you should make somewhere around a 30% return, but given that it is a BAWSAQ stock this can vary.
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The Bus Assassination

The fourth Lester assassination mission has you manipulating the Vapid (VAP) stock on the BAWSAQ marketplace. This is different from the missions before as there is no rival stock to buy into. This means there is no pre-mission purchasing of stocks.

  1. After the mission is over, wait for the stock to fully deflate and purchase Vapid (VAP) stocks.
  2. Wait until the market rebounds to an approximately 100% return on your investment. As with all BAWSAQ stocks, the return rate may vary.
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construction assassin

The Construction Assassination

On the last assassination mission, you impact a business that does not have a presence on the stock market but does have a competitor on the LCN stock market called GoldCoast (GCD)

  1. Before the mission, purchase GoldCoast (GCD) shares off the LCN.
  2. Wait for the peak at around 80% and then sell off all of your GoldCoast (GCD) stocks.
Tinkle mission

Tinkle mission

Tinkle Mission

One of the last ways to manipulate the stock market is through a random event. North on the highway where you find Michael’s shrink is a crashed car. If you take the driver to the airport before the timer runs out, he will pay you and advise you to invest in Tinkle on the BAWSAQ marketplace. If you invest in Tinkle at this point, you can generally get a return of about 30%.

Merryweather investment

Merryweather investment

After the Game Ends: Merryweather Investment

Immediately after the end of the game, you will find the stock of Merryweather has deflated after all the damage you've done to their reputation. This is especially true if you have chosen "The Third Way," as the company CEO will contact you about the fact that he’s been able to purchase back stocks at a cheaper price. Well, he’s not the only one who can do that! Invest your hard-earned cash into Merryweather and look for a gain somewhere in the 5 to 7 million range depending on how much you invested in the first place.

Note

All images are from the game Grand Theft Auto 5 or the Rockstar website. It's a great game and if you haven't gotten it yet, you should!

© 2013 Ben Martin

Comments

Name not found on November 29, 2019:

While looking around, i found out that some social interactions can also change the stock market. One is drinking, which changesthe DollarPills (DOP) stock. I have not tested it out, buy I think it is real

Bobfrnm2 on July 21, 2018:

Just found out the most money you can get is $2,147,483,647 (That’s $2.1 billion) I had this amount when I started the tickle stock option and when it increased by 30% I sold it and I still had $2.1 billion

L on April 17, 2018:

The fly us and air emu doesn't work

Vasilis on October 02, 2017:

I have found a way how to make 1b after you have finished the story without investing in missions just a trick in stock market

ella11 from Earth on February 23, 2016:

Thanks for the guide , I will used next time I play .

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 21, 2015:

Glad I could help you out in this very fun game :)

Adrian Cloute from Cedartown, GA on May 21, 2015:

Nice tip've been watching GTAV on twitch since it came out and playing it myself

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 20, 2015:

No problem :)

Molly Layton from Alberta on May 20, 2015:

Awesome! Thank you!

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 20, 2015:

Yeah, it's a really fun game. Was good on the PS3, and again on the PC.

Adam Palmer from New York on May 20, 2015:

Awesome hub! really useful information that I was able to utilize to the furthest extent! Also nice to see others who enjoy GTA 5 just as much as myself!

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 20, 2015:

BAWSAQ works in single player, but it requires an internet connection.

Molly Layton from Alberta on May 20, 2015:

This looks like a great idea. I like the idea of manipulating the in-game stock algorithms.

I know this'll sound silly, but does the BAWSAQ work in Single Player?

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 11, 2015:

Glad you enjoyed it :)

Sandra Micheals from Sydney, Australia on May 11, 2015:

I love this games. Thanks for posting this great hub.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on April 26, 2015:

Yeah, you can make more cash than you'd ever need using this guide :)

ria on April 26, 2015:

my son plays this game for hours. He will make good use of this info. thanks

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on April 07, 2015:

They should. Sometimes things do glitch out and you need to reload a save, but in general things act as they should. Just remember, sleeping five days in a row isn't going to always do what you want... even if it should. Sometimes it's better to wait the real world time playing the game, or test resetting the console. Always save before fiddling with this stuff just in case.

Youngy on April 07, 2015:

The redwood shares haven't rebounded after 5 business days in the game, will they go back up?

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on April 05, 2015:

Glad you got your windfall :)

Bailey Danielle from Topeka, KS on April 04, 2015:

Did it. Franklin's got all da money now

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on April 04, 2015:

Glad this could help you out! :)

Icayhtian2 on January 30, 2015:

Iam at the mission: I fought the law. Started with Franlin at 3 miljon to do my trick. bought the airstrip when i reached 5 miljon, bought the helipad and the marine. Bought my Entity. And doing my trick again. After one our or so i reached 5 miljon. Bilkington was at its low peak so i bought its shares it went up for 50%. whoow.

Icayhtian2 on January 27, 2015:

Found out the way to make money with shares. No cheats no glitch. Verry borring but it works.

Step 1- You need a large amount of money at least 1 miljon or so on every character.

Step 2- Go to a savehouse.

Step 3- Do a quicksave on the cellfone.

Step 4- Go to LCN stockmarket and search for any shares which are at it its lowest peak and buy those.

step 5- go to sleep but DON'T SAVE.

step 6a- check you're shares and if they had fallen do load game and search for another lowpeakedshare.

step 6b. if the shares went up, even for 1 % do a quicksave and after the quicksave go to sleep DON'T SAVE. Most of the time they will go up again, than do quicksave again and after the quicksave sleep no save, repeat this till they has dropped. Max i've seen is 14% up but most of the time i've sold at 3% to 6%.

step 6c- If they have dropped,,, Load game and sell you're shares. After selling do a quicksave search for another lowpeaked share and repeat the whole story. Haha

Iam now at mission 35 out 69 (I fought the law) Before i started this trick Trevor had about 3 miljon and Franklin had 1.9 miljon. Michael had already 10 miljon after the 1st Lester mission, so i didn't do this trick with him.

After doing this trick for about 1 our realltime. Trevor has 5 miljon and Franky has 3 miljon. There isn't any other way to make this large amount of money at this time in the game.

Icayhtian on January 18, 2015:

Well for certain they have changed the lot. I have to load game a big jump 100 hours of gameplay lost or 50% lost of all my extra money . Its the way it is and i will do so. So people,,, don't ad on shares and do missions.

Icayhtian on January 17, 2015:

I forgot to mention the weed farm it gave me 35000,-- but ive seen more and ive seen less

Icayhtian on January 17, 2015:

Trevor starts with 150.000,--

Don't buy or do the arms race jet. Instead buy some weapon upgrades. Do pickup all weapon pickups instead of buying, it saves money. Weapon pickup locations can be found on the net

Random Events Trevor has to do:

Burial= 60.000,--

Deal gone wrong= 25000,--

Countryside robbery= 10.000,--

Altruistcamp = 100.000.--

Bring there; drunk driver 1 and 2 = 3000,--

Also bring Lacey (Resceu Paparazi) as the last one to the camp.

Do a lot of armored trucks. spawns every 3 gta days = about 1 our realltime.also every our realltime there is 1 briefcase in Bannings containing 7500,-- to be found in the water, between those 2 liftbtidges just south of that oilfield near Franky's home. Also you can find there crowbar, Stickybombs, pistol, shotgun, 2x granates, bodyarmor, lifepack and a smg.

Nowe do the armsrace all of them at least 2x

Don't spent you're money. Or just a bit. You would like to buy the Submarinebase so you can collect the nucke waste with him, before Franklin does his 1st Lestermission. Iff you do it like i told you,, you can put about 1.2 milj on those shares.

Icayhtian on January 17, 2015:

Well ive read that page of yourse Morganator. but you can manipulte merrywheater big time. Just put all the extra money on it

2.1 miljon from the Epsilon with Michael

about 150.000. from Franky if he did return the bike and a few armored trucks.

During Trevors opening missions you can make about 500.000,-- with some random events

Well as prommissed i will tell what i made when i reached the hotel assassin. So far. my shares droppped to valleu of 20.9. Hope they rise again otherwise i lost half of the money i made.

Icayhtian on January 17, 2015:

yeah iam losing a lot on this moment. With merryweather But iam not at the hotel assassin jet. So i will keep you informed

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on January 15, 2015:

It looks like it may be... but it also may not given that you can make money on Merryweather. Patches and updates can change things here and there. I would say give them a try, but it's always important to save your game. The real money is in the Lester missions though, so if you maximize your gains from the Big Score, you'll make more then enough for all your needs.

Morganator227 on January 14, 2015:

There's some stock information involving Cluckin' Bell, Gruppe Sachs, Augury Insurance, and Merryweather depending on what ending you choose in the link below. Would you say it's legit?

http://www.gta5cheats.com/story-mode-affected-stoc...

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on January 14, 2015:

Glad you think it's the best :)

Icayhtian on January 13, 2015:

this is by far the best guide to find on the internet. Ive used it for the 4 times ive played old gen and iam using it nowe in the next gen.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on January 13, 2015:

Glad you got so much out of this guide :)

Xbox-MattyBoyFarmer on January 13, 2015:

Great guide! 2.1Billion for each of my players and I'm just about to do the tinkle stock. Thanks ever so much!

Icayhtian on December 21, 2014:

Think Rockstar really put in a lot of efforts to don't let us win money. Well, if i didn't put the money on Merrywether it was about 160 dollar right nowe. Its not, its just under 50 dollar. Okey i did make some proffit. But by far not the money i was excpecting. Why??? Don't know. Feels like digested cow diner to me.

Icayhtian on December 18, 2014:

Can't do multiplayer by the way. Doesn't mather really, enjoying the game anyway ever since Libertycity gta 3 came on ps 2. Much has changed, can't wait to play next gen.

Icayhtian on December 18, 2014:

Jup, and with that new homing laucher gonna give some missions whoopie where i failed before.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on December 18, 2014:

Wow Icayhtian, seems you definitely can get excited about this game :) And Mike, that seems to be an absolutely huge amount of cash you got there :)

Icayhtian on December 18, 2014:

A lot of money indeed Mike:), well ive started a new playthhrough even got a verry new account. Merrywether is verry low at the start of the game, so if ur able to urn a bit,,, put it on there.

Ive choosen to let Franklin do the bikethief in order to get those AnimalArk. shares. sell those and buy merrywether.

Then Play with michael and do daddy's littlegirl inventually. Before you do that mission, be shure Michael has about 100.000, Robbing stores, Taximissions Securityvans and that one briefcase between those 2 liftbridges in the water. Its in Banning. 7500 every 2 gta days, or every load game. Than if you have the money, do the epsilon missions. at the end of those missions you should have 2.1 million put it on merrywether. wait till you make proffit and buy alll you're upgrades for you're weapons. by taking just enough money. Merrywether will rise dramaticly over time

mike on December 15, 2014:

So far as franklin I made 890,345,789

Michael - 425,140,0394 an Trevor 420,235,867

Icayhtian on December 14, 2014:

So i found out you can't have more money than 2.100.000.000,-- That's Miljard and by far no biljoen

Icayhtian on December 08, 2014:

After you played the mission Caida Libre, you have to monitor Air menu,

It will drop somewhere. Bought mine at 25.55 or so. But it had its lowest peak at 19.-- .

Icayhtian on December 08, 2014:

Omg I didn't say that iam a real gta freak. Played this game already for the 5th time. It's a really hard game for i lack some motoricks. Also the reason i can't play Multi. But somehowe i manage to play the storyline 100% over and over again. In about 1 month realtime iam going to buy ps4 and the next gen gta5. Really i hope they didn't change to much. Also i hope that the briefcases are still in the water if you delete the updates for a while.

Its really hard to make some money in this game without them. Possible though.

Still in the first edition there is one briefcase left. Its there in the water at the small oilfield between those 2 liftbridges. It wont be there every character swich. Save and load is one option, or just go there after every mission. It will give you 7500 every time. Also after every mission you'll find the armored truck at one of its spawnlocations. Gives you 3 to 7000.

So every mission will give you at least 10.000 if you're willing to take the time.

Icayhtian on December 07, 2014:

Herman 2 hours ago

Hotel assassin.

Given that you started the mission on a monday, and sold the Beta shares at 80%. Buy Bilkinton It will take approx 1 week playtime to get over 90%

Knightmare Golem 2 hours ago from Nova Scotia Hub Author

Time can be a relative thing in games, but a good solid 10 percent increase in cash is timeless :)

Yeah but i meant 90% return on the bilkinton shares. :) It wil take 1 week gta time to get there after you bought those.

Icayhtian on December 07, 2014:

Before the legal trouble mission don't do any Solomon missions until you have no other options. That way you'll have the Legal Trouble and Meltdown mission right after each other

Icayhtian on December 07, 2014:

Before you do the Hotel assassin, you must do the Epsilon program with Michael. Let Trevor do the nuclear waste. And if you want to have more, just delete the updates go to one of the briefcases in the see and take as much as you want. I took 1milj for Franklin and milj for Micheal at the start of the game. Then i added the updates again. If you do so take note that leveling up your abbilitys like strength and lungcapacity wont work properly. But that will be good again after you put the updates again.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on December 07, 2014:

Time can be a relative thing in games, but a good solid 10 percent increase in cash is timeless :)

Herman on December 07, 2014:

Hotel assassin.

Given that you started the mission on a monday, and sold the Beta shares at 80%. Buy Bilkinton It will take approx 1 week playtime to get over 90%

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on November 27, 2014:

This shows the importance of saving your game... and the fact that there are definitely bugs in this game. Some work in your favor though. That windfall you got Mokki is quite insane :)

Mokki on November 27, 2014:

I have just invested in Merryweather after finishing the game and for some reason it jumped from 7 to 4 million.. but then I loaded my game again and the shares has raised with 400! I have now about 250,000,000$ with still the assassinations mission to complete!

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on September 05, 2014:

Yeah, if you haven't really looked into it on the first playthrough the earnings can be staggering. Suddenly those really expensive properties look downright reasonable.

Samuel Franklin on September 05, 2014:

I never really touched the stock market much in my first playthrough but this earning potential is insane... I know where I am focusing on from now on.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on August 07, 2014:

It's always important when you're manipulating the stock market that you save your game. Most of the time things go as they should, but sometimes they don't. GTA5 is far from a glitch free game and as written above, I've seen oddities happen with that particular manipulation even if it does usually work. Given that you did see a dramatic stock change, there is an opportunity to manipulate that and make money however.

Manny on August 07, 2014:

In the missions Legal Trouble and Meltdown I did it as you said but instead of rising the price went more and more and more an more down so I lost half the money I had at that time like 2M

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on July 21, 2014:

The BAWSAQ stock market isn't just pulling data from the internet, it exists on the GTA5 servers. This message means that you're not connected to the internet, or at least there's an issue with you reaching their servers.

jerry on July 20, 2014:

The BAWSAQ stock market always says it down for maintenance so how can I invest in stock? How do I fix it so I can?

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on June 17, 2014:

I haven't seen that one myself, but if it works it's always nice to have an additional bump in funds :)

Jez on June 17, 2014:

There are rumours that you can invest in Vangelico after the jewelry store heist at around $140 per share and it rebounds to $160 per share

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 20, 2014:

The timing might be off in some way, but I can't really be certain. I'm not sure if it matters, but I chose C as my end game choice. That may affect things, but I can't really be certain at this point.

Tom on May 19, 2014:

Hey man, everything else works just fine, but after investing everything each character had in Merryweather stocks, they haven't risen more than 3-5%. Am I missing something?

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 17, 2014:

It's possible you're doing nothing wrong. First though, re-read the 'Understanding the Stock Market' section above for my full advice, but the problem might just be BAWSAQ itself. Unlike LCN, that market is 'live' and isn't as predictable. Just get off the phone/internet while you wait and check it after several minutes to see if it shifted, and if it's not going as expected restart the save.

antonio on May 16, 2014:

i have a problem with the hotel assassination one. When i have to sell the stocks, it only rises to the 50 %, it never reaches the 80%. What am i doing wrong??

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on May 07, 2014:

Yes, that's the way it should work... but the game is far from perfect. I've seen oddities in that mission that didn't occur the next time I did it. FlyUS is the only one that should drop like a stone right after Legal Trouble.

marvnmash on May 07, 2014:

You sure about that legal trouble mission? I invested in EMU and it dropped severely after the mission.

Dan on March 14, 2014:

For Molly Shultz's cognoscenti, if you don't get out and back it up first after she ditches it, on my game, it dissapeared after. So back it up, also, you could take devon Weston's yellow Carbonizzare. Its only there for legal trouble, so it is quote obvious it would be his. For the Z-Type, when you have the Z-Type in your hands(MWAHAHAHA), you take it to trevors Vespucci beach house, do NOT just park it in the driveway, park it between the pile of shit with a blue tarp and beside the while, do not let the front/rear bumper exit the garage. Then proceed to eliminate yourself. As soon as you spawn at the hospital. This is important, Do....NOT.....drive ANY vehicle!!!! Call a taxi and RUSH it there ASAP. The Z-Type should be there if you did it right, the first time I did it, it was the 2nd time. The 2nd time I played through, it was on the 1st try. You can try this on the JB700, but it did not work for me, but feel free to try it.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on March 12, 2014:

I might try to do that myself my next playthrough.

Dan on March 11, 2014:

I'm a cheapskate lol. I also forgot to mention, I also snagged Molly Shultz's Cognoscenti Cabrio, I have saved money during the campaign, by taking the cars.

Like in "I fought the law"

I got the Entity, and cheetah, by simply driving them to

Los Santos Customs, and adding window tint or some upgrade or modification. Completed the mission, and they where in the impound.

I tried getting the JB700 free a few times, doesn't work, but it worked for the Z-Type. So I approx. saved $14,000,000 on cars,

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on March 10, 2014:

Nah, I didn't really worry about it all that much... and given how much cash I have now I don't need to worry about the cost of anything :)

Dan on March 10, 2014:

Yeah its pretty awesome. You do know of the garage glitch right? Its really easy. Go to a house garage. Just before your character gets out and touches the ground. Switch characters! And then re switch back. And boom, 2 cars, the same, even the mods transfer over! I can duplicate as many cars as i want! You only need one! Don't need to buy a whole bunch of cars.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on March 10, 2014:

I've never had that happen personally. Sounds like you came across a lucky glitch.

Dan on March 09, 2014:

FYI, I found a new duplication glitch! Idk if it will work for everybody or if its just me. No matter what car I put in my house garage(Michael, Franklin, Trevor), it duplicates and spawns in the impound, and the original(maybe duplicate)is in the garage! Try it out!

I also used the original getting out of car and switching characters glitch. You only need one of any car. Its great! You can have 10 Z-Types! if you wanted.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on March 09, 2014:

Sounds like you're pretty set for quite a while at this point then :)

Dan on March 09, 2014:

Well all the businesses. A cargobob, a Luxor, tank, a Monroe, stinger, i guess a frog get or maverick too. I also got devon Weston's Vacca, and a merryweather Mesa. So I am pretty set. Then when everything is set. I will save the game. And i will come on and mod random cars for rampaging. The roosevelt is the best so far, it already comes stock 100% armour, you can mod it to 200%. Making it the toughest car in the game! But yet if you hit a stop sign, sometimes the lights will get busted, even though they have mesh grates over them. The vestra is a very fast little plane, takes off in a very short distance, almost like the Lazer. The alpha is fun to mod, all black, get a black suit. And then go around assassinating people. I think that is one of the most fun parts of GTA, is pretending, lol. I have yet to do the tinkle mission.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on March 09, 2014:

Yeah, once you actually hit enough to buy the country club and those other businesses you're completely set. You could go for the billion mark, but what are you going to spend your money on? :) Hope you have lots of fun getting everything you ever wanted in game :)

Dan on March 08, 2014:

I probably didn't make as much because I didn't wait for some stocks to rise to their peak. In 1 or 2 missions. And I missed possibly a few opportunity a during the campaign(forgot again), but 300 mill is more than enough for me. I can buy the country club, every business. I already got the Z-Type, Cheetah, Entity, Adder, F620, free during the campaign. The rest of the cars I will buy, and properties. Will hardly make a dent in my cash! I thought I was rolling high when I finished the game the 2nd time

And had 28 mill each character!

Dan on March 08, 2014:

I finished the game(again), using your heist guide, and stock market guide. Norm Richards was dropped off in the Jewel heist, wasn't a big deal. Anyway, I finished, with franklin, approximately, 235 million, Michael, 335 million, and Trevor, 375 Million. Thanks so much bro! Your awesome.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on March 08, 2014:

Glad to hear you're making money hand over fist :)

Dan on March 08, 2014:

I so far am on the 3rd assassination. On the redwood one i got about $10 mill extra per character. I have yet to do the iFruit one. I have a previous save. So if I didn't do it right. I can go back in time!

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on February 22, 2014:

Glad you enjoyed this guide so much! :)

Matt on February 21, 2014:

Thanks for spending the time to make this guide. It's awesome helps a gta addict out a lot

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on February 15, 2014:

Yeah... the game gives you a general hint about things, but once you break it down you can really see just how much earning potential there is.

Sarah Forester from Australia on February 13, 2014:

Thanks for the guide I had no idea that these things were connected, I love that they did it though, it definitely adds more realism into the game.

It also serves as a kind of money cheat I guess once you know them.

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on February 09, 2014:

Hope this and my other guide helped you make billions too! :)

swag beast on February 08, 2014:

this was great i replayed the game to get more money and it was well worth it

Ben Martin (author) from Nova Scotia on February 03, 2014:

Glad I could help you make ridiculous amounts of money! :)

markos on February 03, 2014:

Thanks a lot!!!

Followed the guide and got 2.2 billion after the last assassination!