Lbill wrote:But, even more important, I want to see stocks get killed so I can buy. The last time I bought was the very day the S&P hit bottom at 666 back in March 2009. Going for a 2-fer.
In quote 1 above, you say that you've owned stocks before, and want to own them again. In quote 2, you say you have always earned good returns without being invested in stocks. Which is it?Lbill wrote:No, I honestly think that investing in stocks stinks. It's a legitimate viewpoint even though it's a voice in wilderness in the Cult of Equities. You can make pretty good returns without undergoing the torture of the stock market - I always have.
In any event, you are obviously skilled, as you managed to not only buy stocks near the bottom in 2009, but on the actual lowest day which occurred. Well done!