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Re: Stocks
« Reply #210 on: December 04, 2013, 11:40:17 AM »
Nah, you can use online brokerages for $5-7 per trade.
Assuming $6 on the buy and $6 on the sell is 4% of $300.
Returns must be greater than 4% per trade to not lose money.
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Re: Stocks
« Reply #211 on: December 04, 2013, 12:46:09 PM »
I'm investing a small amount of money. Few hundred dollars
I once owned 2 shares of Apple (AAPL). Total cost less than $900.

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #212 on: December 04, 2013, 12:55:29 PM »
Assuming $6 on the buy and $6 on the sell is 4% of $300.
Returns must be greater than 4% per trade to not lose money.
If it's a really small amount of money it probably doesn't belong in stocks unless you're keeping the stocks a long time.  For the long haul with a small amount of money you should consider index stocks.  They mimic the index and go up as the market goes up. (or down) and doesn't take stock expertise to investigate.

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #213 on: December 04, 2013, 01:36:35 PM »
If it's a really small amount of money it probably doesn't belong in stocks unless you're keeping the stocks a long time.  For the long haul with a small amount of money you should consider index stocks.  They mimic the index and go up as the market goes up. (or down) and doesn't take stock expertise to investigate.
Unless he's looking to assume some risk on this small amount of money and invest in highly volatile, high risk stock, with the potential to make a quick 10-15% gain.
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Re: Stocks
« Reply #214 on: December 04, 2013, 02:14:18 PM »
Unless he's looking to assume some risk on this small amount of money and invest in highly volatile, high risk stock, with the potential to make a quick 10-15% gain.

What would be a stock like that?

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #215 on: December 04, 2013, 02:15:04 PM »
What would be a stock like that?
Penny stock.

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #216 on: December 04, 2013, 03:13:45 PM »
With only a few hundred dollars to invest, the stock market may not be the place.  DD main has an idea for the Xbox resale.  stuff like that may be more worthwhile with more time than money.

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #217 on: December 04, 2013, 03:42:34 PM »
I will barely make $ if I buy that to resell. $499 + tax and then ebay fees and shipping to buyer

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #218 on: December 04, 2013, 03:48:56 PM »
$500 + $50 tax + $50 ship + $50 ebay = $650 expense.

sell price $700.  50 profit /650 expense  =  7.6%

What fantasy so you have that you'll make on stocks in 2 weeks with less than 5 hours of work?

Do you think researching stocks intelligently doesn't take time and effort? Or would you rather  just listen to every hot tip at the mikva?

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #219 on: December 04, 2013, 03:51:18 PM »
$500 + $50 tax + $50 ship + $50 ebay = $650 expense.

sell price $700.  50 profit /650 expense  =  7.6%

What fantasy so you have that you'll make on stocks in 2 weeks with less than 5 hours of work?

Do you think researching stocks intelligently doesn't take time and effort? Or would you rather  just listen to every hot tip at the mikva?

ebay and paypal fees are around $90 if I sell it for $700 and seems like it will be hard to get more then $650

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Re: Stocks
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Re: Stocks
« Reply #221 on: December 04, 2013, 05:05:02 PM »
What would be a stock like that?
buy 2-3 shares of tsla. Sure to have a quick loss or gain there.
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Re: Stocks
« Reply #222 on: December 04, 2013, 05:51:38 PM »
ebay and paypal fees are around $90 if I sell it for $700 and seems like it will be hard to get more then $650
you're worried about xboxes on eBay going down $50 but you want to invest in the stock market?

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #223 on: December 05, 2013, 12:32:01 PM »
buy 2-3 shares of tsla. Sure to have a quick loss or gain there.

Better off buying a Bitcoin if you want maximum volatility.

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Re: Stocks
« Reply #224 on: December 05, 2013, 01:28:06 PM »
Finally sold my TWTR shares without a lose,
Bought at $45 the day they went public, sold today at $45.50.