• Darian Frost
    I am beginning to realize that the only way I will learn the ways of the investor is to get my hands dirty and do something
    8/30/12
    Reply (12)
    • Bob de'Long: Caution at first: No leveraged funds, no shorting, no big positions. Market is at the high now; I would wait for a 15%, or more, drop.
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    • Perkins Cove: Would agree with The Bob, except for shorting. I feel that only actualy shorting something that SHOULD be shorted takes away the fear of it.
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    • Perkins Cove: The market goes both up and down. To only know how to go long is like tying one hand behind your back in a fight. Learn to short early.
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    • FortSumter: I speak from expensive experience and say USE STOPS., either mental or preset. Also, start with highly liquid stocks. Dont move ah as much.
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    • pokalolo: Hire real pro who takes a % of the profits.No profits no pay.Then you'll see a wonderful investment stratergy.Mistakes on your own till~NOT
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    • Ocean Man: Buy big safe popular dividend payers on pullbacks MO, PM, KMB, KMP, BMY, VZ, KO.
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    • Darian Frost: Bob: Thanks, I wasn't sure what the water mark was on the market (either high or low) But now I know.
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    • Darian Frost: Rialto: Funny, I like that city is southern cali haha. Ive done some research and i know about how to short, just procedure? Not sure.
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    • Darian Frost: FortSumter: I like the concept of stops. It would be interesting to use puts to get in to a position though, ideas?
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    • Darian Frost: Pokalolo: haha i like that idea, that way he always has an incentive to grow my fund... Maybe I would shop around as well?
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    • FortSumter: RJ - I've been selling puts to enlarge positions in stocks I have. It could work just as well to start a position. Tomorrow may present a
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    • FortSumter: perfect opportunity in negativity pervades.
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