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Old 07-23-2011, 11:23 PM   #1
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Does anyone buy stock on line? Do you use a broker or go it alone? I've been thinking about giving it a shot. I haven't made alot of money but I'd like the money I've made to keep making me money.
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:33 PM   #2
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Put the stock pages on the wall & throw darts.

Buy the direct hits.

A broker is a crapshoot as he only makes money when your account is churning.

Maybe Finley or Mike will come out of hiding tell me the error of my ways.

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My advise is dont invest more than you are willing to lose and when you start getting ahead take half the gains out once in a while until you have the original investment or more pulled out.

I took $5000 and played the tradeing game and was winning. I pulled probably around $9K out and had a value of $13K still in when one of my stocks tanked(Circut City) I was leveraged and everything I had in the maket went away. I still came out ahead becuse I had my original $5K plus $4k profit. But I learned how quickly you can loose it all if your leveraged and I would have been VERY bummed if it would have happened before I pulled my investment back out.
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