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Old 01-04-2019, 01:42 PM
 
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pros generally use leverage . when markets go up drastically and they are short their losses are endless and automated trading unwinds them most of the time . most traders have no love for a stock . it is simply a trading vehicle .
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Old 01-04-2019, 09:01 PM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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I won't sell in panic.
But there is a point at which I will sell and go to cash and cash-like instruments. We'll be 74 this year.
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Old 01-05-2019, 01:03 PM
 
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i like the panic when we have the melt ups as the shorts scramble to buy back their positions and limit endless losses
Oh, you mean the dead cat bounce?
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Old 01-05-2019, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Well this is fun.



Not.
That's all?

Let me know when it drops 8750 points. Then you'll have my attention, and then you'll really have something to complain about.
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