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Old 09-01-2007, 08:28 AM   #1
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A billion dollars from $100 in 10 years.

Reading this almost makes me want to open up my E-Trade account again and start the online stock trading. Wait, the last time I did that I lost $5,000 in a few months.

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Old 09-01-2007, 09:21 AM   #2
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That is truly amazing. Now if I could just go back in time 11 years!
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Old 09-01-2007, 09:42 AM   #3
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I bet I could go from $1 billion to $100 in 10 years if I tried real hard......
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Old 09-01-2007, 10:40 AM   #4
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That is truly amazing. Now if I could just go back in time 11 years!
Hmmmm, to make sure it really works out you might want to plunk down $200 or even $300...
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well, isn't that a clever exercise...

the title made me think it was for an infomercial...
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Trouble is ....

you'd now own 10% of ATI. With that much stake, could you remain a mere passive investor?
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Old 09-01-2007, 02:12 PM   #7
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Interesting. Now how much is left after taxes?
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Old 09-01-2007, 11:21 PM   #8
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Or buy lottery tickets.

I don't know what the lottery odds are, but your chance of picking the highest stock performer of the year, ten years straight?

Assume 5,000 stocks to choose, 1/5000 to the tenth power is about a chance of 1 in 1 with 37 zeroes after it.

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Old 09-01-2007, 11:55 PM   #9
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Opened a forex account in early august they give you $50,000 of practice money. I made a a few trades was up $250 after two days the rep, salesman #ssclown called me about the new improved software package. I told him I was going camping wouldn't have access to a computer. Came back 10 days later the $50,000 was gone and I owed them $2,500.
I haven't heard from the rep again. Sure am glad it was a practice account and have marked this on the dayplanner as something to work on again ten years from now.
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Interesting article !
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