I opened my share account in October last year (great timming!) Had no clue what i was doing and within a few months was more than 50% down... Today I am officially back to where I started in October plus a good few grey hairs!
15-08 = 1y. Had ruffy start too. Lost 100% on first 2 warrants.[idiot!] Gone past -50%. Then came Jubilee & i'm still Jubileent >500% profit on one deal. More luck [& tip from Barry] than wisdom. Now at ruling prices i'm + 97.72%. Promissed me self a * if i can make that other 2.28%. [Black Label in stead of Shivas this month] Good luck with your tading.
Gash, that is fantastic. Just shows that if you start to realise your mistakes and then go and learn to make inspired and educated trades you can recover. We all hope that it all just goes better and better from here on out.
Every new trader gets a god complex during a bull run. Even the dartboard approach works then. It's the Jun08-Mar09's that seperate the professionals from the poor sods that need to justify to their wifes what happened to that R100K that disappeared from their kids' education funds.