- 01-29-13, 11:48 AM #52
It depends of your knowledge, you strategy and mostly the amount you"re dealing with.
Stock is hyper volatile, day trading is almost incompatible with "all in/outs" and fees would ruin anything under 10% gains (or such).
That makes it very, very tricky.
If you're rookie, you planned an long haul (you trust the product) and have a hundred or thousand shares, then I believe the proper (safer) action might be wait and see.
P.S: This is what I think (and do), but I do not pretend this is a valuable advice to buy/sell or even trade.
- 01-29-13, 12:01 PM #53
Good. Run the price down shorters so I can buy.Sent from me using my fingers. Be pantless in 5K. Febreze - for more than smells.
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- 01-29-13, 06:40 PM #57
I agree, definitely manipulation by the big analysts. I'll be holding for a while, I need to see BB10 before deciding on selling.Sent from my NEW PASSPORT
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- CrackBerry User
01-29-13, 07:28 PM #58
- 78 Posts
This is major guys. They keep pounding the stock at open and then HUGE orders come in. I'm sure this is constant attempts to cover short positions.
There is simply not enough shares out there to cover all the short float. I agree with the original poster. Based on the potential for a massive short squeeze and your downside is protected this makes for an obvious asymmetric trade. This stock isn't even trading at book value yet!
- 01-29-13, 07:49 PM #60
Strategy before getting in is really key...if you want quick gains and willing to take the chance, great. If your more about midterm (few quarter reporting periods) great...long term…fine.
But...don't get excited over a swing in price over a short term...these are but small ripples in the ocean of the stocks life...retail investors can only research and place bets based on knowledge over the longer term then sit back and watch (for the most part)
Poetic don't ya think…and just my opinion.
- CrackBerry Abuser
01-29-13, 08:38 PM #61
- 408 Posts
I'm holding out.
I intentionally didn't set stop loss orders because I had a feeling shorts were going to wipe out a large sum of them and it seems they've accomplished what they wanted. I believe RIM is getting ready for another rally. Time will tell!
- 01-29-13, 08:50 PM #62
"... the stock owner should not be too concerned with erratic fluctuations in stock prices, since in the short term, the stock market behaves like a voting machine, but in the long term it acts like a weighing machine" - Ben Graham, the father of value investing
(i.e. its true value will in the long run be reflected in its stock price)
- 01-30-13, 07:08 PM #70
We got the platform. The shorts saved $billions.
We will enjoy BB10. They can't take that from us. The stocks should rise once the word and user experience on the platform gets out.Stop with the Negative Waves!
- CrackBerry User
01-30-13, 11:32 PM #71
- 75 Posts
How can you tell Shorts saved $billions....How do shorts play this game?
What sites can i visit to learn more about stocks and how Shorts keep/bring stock down? Last week it was around $18 and now it back down again. Why and how?
Sorry i am new to stocks and would really like to learn.
Thanks in advance.
- 01-30-13, 11:38 PM #72
Nice predictions on the stock price plummet today campers.
BUY ON RUMORS, SELL ON NEWS.
It will be a buy again. It will be tortuous climb back. Investors (not people buying 50 shares) will want to see sales (not shipped) figures. And they won't see US sales for 3 months. Yes, I know the US doesn;t matter, blah, blah, blah, but the traders apparently don't share your optimism. Today was a bad day for RIMBerry shareholders.
Give it a few days. It has gone down 3 days in a row. Let the slew of mediocre to bad reviews die down and real customers to get their hands on the Z10. Then buy.
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