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Talking stocks, trading, and investing in general

Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by mikeman, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. idfnl

    idfnl Well-Known Member

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    Man. Ugly.
     
  2. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Well-Known Member

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    30 of my holdings down today, only 5 up.
     
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  3. stevent

    stevent Well-Known Member

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    Haven't been paying much attention to market since last week, happy with my positions and have no cash so just waiting it out

    Do have a little Roth cash that I forgot about until today, probably pick up something weed related
     
  4. idfnl

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    Well, FB is up after hours, 10%. Small silver lining.
     
  5. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Putting in buys with low low prices and some are actually going through lol.
     
  6. amerikajinda

    amerikajinda Well-Known Member

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    Whadya get?
     
  7. jbarwick

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    I always find it amusing when people in the office talk about investing and retirement savings. Most have no clue what they are holding or they have a lot of money tied up in our company stock and they wondered if the company was doing bad last Thurs/Fri.

    I don't try to explain anything at all.

    My buys go in tomorrow and luck would have it the mortgage company called and wondered why we have a large international deposit into our account this week. Seems my fiance's grandfather decided we needed help in buying our house and didn't ask first. . .
     
  8. idfnl

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    FB baby, FB.

    Up 20%. Crushing with a game changing quarter. Glad I held this one.
     
  9. idfnl

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    By the way guys, EPZM looks to be at an attractive level. If it falls below 30 it may fall thru some support levels but I may nibble again here, perhaps a day trade.
     
  10. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Pm, pfe, GSk, krft, mo, lo, cop, Cvx and GE in a dividend portfolio, and Bac in my regular portfolio. Dividend stocks have been hammered recently so it's been nice to buy them at a price in which I'll actually earn something worthwhile in the way of dividends.
     
  11. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Well-Known Member

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    Not a problem to complain about.
     
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  12. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Well-Known Member

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    This dip we're seeing absolutely is a fantastic time to buy shit.

    Get your shopping lists ready brahs!

    I was contemplating buying google after it dropped Monday but was too scared. Fucking hindsight.
     
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  13. SkinnyGoomba

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    This stuff happens so regularly that I am usually waiting with cash I hand, but I've learned that it can get really bad quickly, so I usually stagger my purchases over a couple days/weeks.

    I remember how bad the nuclear reactor disaster and BP disaster hit the markets and how long they lasted. I usually buy the stocks caught in the cross fire, rather than the main ones effected. When bp's leak happened it caused a price reduction in other oil stocks as well, I bought XOM and CVX for $57 and $70 respectively.
     
  14. jbarwick

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    Those follow along dips are brutal but you can catch them on the upside too. I remember shipping names did this like clockwork, good news for one meant good news for all!!
     
  15. SkinnyGoomba

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    Certainly, I just hate to miss a good deal so I usually put limit purchase in and sit on them until they go through. The ones that miss are discarded after some time,
     
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    Risk happens fast. Stocks take the stairs up but the elevator down.

    So tempting to take profits in FB today.
     
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  18. SkinnyGoomba

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    Amazons PE is 1400? Lol...
     
  19. jbarwick

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    Hell usually these AMZN misses get bought up after a couple of days.
     
  20. amerikajinda

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    just glad to see it back in the 4s
     

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