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Old 03-24-2019, 02:13 PM   #1
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could someone become rich by buying stocks and if so, how long would they have to wait to see some serious return on their stocks assuming they became millionaire rich? 30 years or more or less? how long would someone typically have to wait in order to become millionaire rich with their stocks? would they have to wait a really long time assuming that they ever saw some serious potential here as far as stocks go or is this just an urban legend? whats the deal with buying stocks and some people claiming that they became millionaire rich or any kind of rich again assuming they maxed it out? would there be any stocks experts here on this forum regarding retirees and their stocks thinking someone made some serious money with their stocks? the only part i cant figure out is how long they would have to wait to see some serious return on their stocks? rsvp.
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Old 03-24-2019, 02:20 PM   #2
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could someone become rich by buying stocks
Yes, of course.

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and if so, how long would they have to wait to see some serious return on their stocks assuming they became millionaire rich? 30 years or more or less? how long would someone typically have to wait in order to become millionaire rich with their stocks? would they have to wait a really long time assuming that they ever saw some serious potential here as far as stocks go or is this just an urban legend? whats the deal with buying stocks and some people claiming that they became millionaire rich or any kind of rich again assuming they maxed it out? would there be any stocks experts here on this forum regarding retirees and their stocks thinking someone made some serious money with their stocks? the only part i cant figure out is how long they would have to wait to see some serious return on their stocks? rsvp.
If you invest serious money, and the stock's value rises, then you could see some serious returns the next market day.

Stocks aren't like lottery tickets. It's unlikely you could invest a few dollars and strike it rich the next day.

Strange questions you've posted. I'm guessing there is something you really want to know, but I'm having a hard time understanding what it might be.
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The rich uncle thing not work out after all?

Learn to use a spreadsheet and you can figure this out for yourself. Nobody knows what "maxing out" your stocks means, nor what serious money or serious returns are.

What's your game here?

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Old 03-24-2019, 02:43 PM   #5
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The rich uncle thing not work out after all?

Learn to use a spreadsheet and you can figure this out for yourself. Nobody knows what "maxing out" your stocks means, nor what serious money or serious returns are.

What's your game here?
And that is the real question, IMO. OP's posts are beginning to sound like homework assignments or something.
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Starting several threads with miriad unresearched questions about somewhat strange scenarios... It sounds like book plot research or something.


My question to all of the threads you started, what sources have you read so far, and what did you take away from those sources? What about your research isn't clear?
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Old 03-24-2019, 03:19 PM   #8
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This could be a person that English is not their first language. Also does not have a understanding about saving and investing. I've read some of their other posts and they ask the same questions a couple of different ways all in the same post. They asked how long does it take to make serious money or become a millionaire 3 or 4 times in the original post.


Miguel, No, normally you do not get rich fast investing in stocks. Many things effect the price of the stocks you invest in. There are no get rich fast schemes for the person that doesn't understand basic investing. You need to read some of the books that are recommended on this web site.
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And that is the real question, IMO. OP's posts are beginning to sound like homework assignments or something.
Perhaps. More like psych course homework though, to see how many responses you can get to babbling questions.
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Perhaps. More like psych course homework though, to see how many responses you can get to babbling questions.
In that case, I fear I've earned a failing grade, regarding the rich uncle thread.
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Now, to be fair, if you bought a particular stock on Monday and it went up 10,000% on Tuesday and you sold it.....wow, you'd be in the money!!
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It depends on how much you save, how you invest, and the returns that you experience. 20 to 30 years would not be unreasonable.
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The main thing is to only buy the stocks that go up in price. The ones that don't go up, don't buy them.
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there is a saying

Q .how go you make a million dollars in the share-market ?

A. put in two ( or four ) million dollars , and bail-out before you lose it all

can you make money ( legally ) as a small player ( less than several billion dollars )

yes , but it is difficult and has some risk

you really need to educate yourself about shares and investing FIRST ( there are plenty of ways to lose money in the share-market )

you probably need to understand yourself to understand which methods suit you best

( one style does NOT fit everyone )
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If you buy stocks and become millionaire rich in 30 years, you will long to be a billionaire. Billionaire is the new millionaire!
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enough to pay my bills and keep food on the table ( for the rest of my life ) , is enough for me
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My Cousin made $4 Million dollars in 2 years by buying the right stock, so YES it can be done.

He was of course stupid and kept it all in that 1 company, later it tanked (in a year or so) to nearly worthless, so he went back at work.

Rules to Riches:
1) Buy the right company stock to become a millionaire.
2) After you are rich, diversify the investment so any company going bankrupt will not hurt you.
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If you buy stocks and become millionaire rich in 30 years, you will long to be a billionaire. Billionaire is the new millionaire!
But it won't take him 30 years. He's going to inherit $800M from his rich uncle:

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