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tacocat  ·  571 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I Became a Disciplined Investor Over 40 Years. The Virus Broke Me In 40 Days.

I heard the state of Delaware seized untouched amazon stock from some poor man. Bought it when it was a joke and ended up with like $600 after the state released his “unclaimed property”

Discipline isn’t everything

This isn’t advice. My investment strategy for years has been to speculate on toys and sell them off later.

I’m very dumb





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tacocat  ·  569 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The problem with my anecdote is the man was literally a poorish business owner and the stock was his expected retirement

He believed in Amazon because they were kicking his ass as a retailer

North really an investment story but a kind of state legal forfeiture one. Ignore me. I was bored in the hospital waiting