Discount broker blues Part 2 by Dan Weinberg
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Discount broker blues
by Dan Weinberg
Everyone assumes that when you talk about ""beginner's luck"" you are referring to good luck. This is an
incorrect assumption in many cases, and it certainly was with my early trades in the stock market.
Let's begin with those first ten stock trades. After realizing that I was $350 in the red before even getting
out of the starting gate, I watched in amazement as my ""well-chosen stocks"" began to descend in value,
even as they had ascended during my ""practice period.'' These were no speculative stocks, mind you; they