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How can I tell if a stock is going to continue to do well or if I'm too late?

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Love threads like these... essentially asking "How can I determine that I'll make money with zero risk?!"
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AntonyLingo wrote: Look at Bghallgers and CoachPotato's posts. If they are talking about, you're WAY too late!
LOL.. AIG is out of their leauge. It's only trading in the $45.00 range. These guys are only interested in the triple digit securities like, TESLA, NFLX and GLD. :D
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angelok wrote: LOL.. AIG is out of their leauge. It's only trading in the $45.00 range. These guys are only interested in the triple digit securities like, TESLA, NFLX and GLD. :D
I wonder if coachpotato knows about BRK.A and that it's worth $173,800 per share....

"OMG.... STOCK WENT UP $1,000 TODAY!!! SO EASY TO MAKE MONEY... CHEESY GRIN!!!!"
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I just auto report couchpotatoqb's posts to the mod team, his posts are all troll / joke posts that quick derail the thread. At least bgallagher's posts are genuinely uninformed / express a desire to learn.

OP - if you look at a stock's performance from a min/max perspective (i.e. from its lowest point to its highest point) you will always feel like you're underperforming... but in reality no-one is going to time the market perfectly to capture the full gains. If you look at it from a more realistic point of view and aim for 60-70% of the movement then your actual performance might be more satisfying (i.e. if something has a range of $10-$20 over the past 3 months and you got in at $13.50 and out at $18.00 for $4.50/share its still quite good even though true min/maxing would have yielded a $10/share gain).
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AntonyLingo wrote: Look at Bghallgers and CoachPotato's posts. If they are talking about, you're WAY too late!
angelok wrote: LOL.. AIG is out of their leauge. It's only trading in the $45.00 range. These guys are only interested in the triple digit securities like, TESLA, NFLX and GLD. :D
I don't own/never have owned TSLA nor NFLX nor GLD. You guys got me confused with someone else (rfdr.. maybe).

virtuman1980 wrote: Haha...pretty interesting fellow indeed...but it was this persistence/stubbornness of his that got him the positive result in the end.
datako wrote: ... Although, I'm a little surprised you went against what everyone advised ,op. You've got balls and absolutely crazy at the same time to do this.

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