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Old 15-07-2017, 09:28 PM   #46
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Yes , heard of it .
Not recovered yet ?

Not sure if you have heard of Henderson technology fund? During dotcom burst dropped 90% and have not recovered since then.

Lost money on that.
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Old 15-07-2017, 10:20 PM   #47
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Whenever you are experiencing negative emotions in the markets, just spare a thought for opposite side of position.

You'll feel better.
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Old 15-07-2017, 10:41 PM   #48
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Till now I still have not learnt how to cut and how to hold.

1) Anyhow whack some yangzijiang at $2 and cutting it at $1.3
2) Anyhow whack riverstone at 0.6 hold 3 years and let go at 0.63, only to see it double later.
3) Won big and Lost it **** big back at futures
4) Stuck with M1 at 3.6, didnt sell when I should, never cut loss when 4th telco announced.
5) Panic sell wilmar CFD at 2.8 only saw it rebound to 3.6 later.
6) Encountered 2 10K losses at forex because I went to double up instead of stopping loss. Luckily still positive for forex for now.
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Old 15-07-2017, 10:45 PM   #49
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Till now I still have not learnt how to cut and how to hold.

1) Anyhow whack some yangzijiang at $2 and cutting it at $1.3
2) Anyhow whack riverstone at 0.6 hold 3 years and let go at 0.63, only to see it double later.
3) Won big and Lost it **** big back at futures
4) Stuck with M1 at 3.6, didnt sell when I should, never cut loss when 4th telco announced.
5) Panic sell wilmar CFD at 2.8 only saw it rebound to 3.6 later.
6) Encountered 2 10K losses at forex because I went to double up instead of stopping loss. Luckily still positive for forex for now.
How big did you win with futures?

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Old 16-07-2017, 01:02 AM   #50
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Till now I still have not learnt how to cut and how to hold.

1) Anyhow whack some yangzijiang at $2 and cutting it at $1.3
2) Anyhow whack riverstone at 0.6 hold 3 years and let go at 0.63, only to see it double later.
3) Won big and Lost it **** big back at futures
4) Stuck with M1 at 3.6, didnt sell when I should, never cut loss when 4th telco announced.
5) Panic sell wilmar CFD at 2.8 only saw it rebound to 3.6 later.
6) Encountered 2 10K losses at forex because I went to double up instead of stopping loss. Luckily still positive for forex for now.
Paper trade. At least you know what works first, even if it is far from practical application but at least you figure out what works for you.
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Old 16-07-2017, 01:15 AM   #51
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Wouldn't it be better if you had held on as it was just paper loss of $7k?
By now , your UTs would have fully recovered & probably give you $$ gain considering the markets are in bull run since then.
Not sure if you have heard of Henderson technology fund? During dotcom burst dropped 90% and have not recovered since then.

Lost money on that.
Luckily I cut losses!

It is a well know fact the Dotcom bubble burst has never recovered!

Lesson well learnt. That is why I never ride the Bitcoin hype as well.

After investing for close to 20 years one thing I have learnt to accept is no such thing as sure win. Just make sure you win more than lose!

Want sure win go for Fixed Deposits and SSB but over a few decades your purchasing power will be eroded.
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Old 16-07-2017, 01:28 AM   #52
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my mistake is i started with fx and crude oil instead of stocks.

wasted 3yrs and thousands of dollars... gambling and thinking i will get better

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Old 16-07-2017, 08:52 AM   #53
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sold off my glp @ 2.76 1 day b4 it halted
ouchhhh

unless fundamentals change i supposed one won't sell early...

why do you sell?

my mistake is to sell Best World wayyy to early

i bought at 40 cents+ and sold at 60 cents+....
didn't expect it to continue to rise until now LOL

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Old 16-07-2017, 09:11 AM   #54
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my mistake is i started with fx and crude oil instead of stocks.

wasted 3yrs and thousands of dollars... gambling and thinking i will get better
No wonder never see you post at Forex thread liao.

Yes Forex trading is not easy especially gold and oil futures. Sometimes you need to rollover for a few months for price to recover if you do not have a stop loss. But in general if you just trade intraday and close position at the end of each trading day the chances of losing money is 90%.
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Old 16-07-2017, 09:30 AM   #55
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Aren't forex & oil etc all zero sum game ?
You lose & your trade partner win .
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Old 16-07-2017, 09:52 AM   #56
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I regret not buy Breadtalk...

Last time selling at 59c...

Now giving out 72c dividend...

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Old 16-07-2017, 09:54 AM   #57
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[QUOTE=crimsontactics;109215809]I regret not buy Breadtalk...

Last time selling at 59c...

Now giving out 72c dividend...

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Old 16-07-2017, 09:55 AM   #58
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[QUOTE=plexxor;109215839]yah didn't know can huat with bread talk too

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Old 16-07-2017, 10:45 AM   #59
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Yes , heard of it .
Not recovered yet ?
Now dunno, doubt so. I finally sold it 2 yrs ago.
Heng just came out of school so only bought $2k.
Got back $300.
Well done. Won't ever forget the lesson learnt.
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Old 16-07-2017, 11:05 AM   #60
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Think this is the fund....

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