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The Average Investor Experience


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The Average Investor Experience

  1. 1. The Average Investor Experience by
  2. 2. April 12, 1996 (Yahoo IPO Date)Dude, you really have to get into I dont know, Im pretty conservative... Imthese tech stocks... this is how going to stick with my boring stocks andyoure going to make it big time!! bonds.Investment Balance
  3. 3. June 1, 1997 Im getting rich! This is great!! This sucks....!!!Investment Balance
  4. 4. June 1, 1997 (Calling Broker) Move my account to a tech fund... while youre at it lets buy some Yahoo and Pets.comInvestment Balance
  5. 5. January 1, 2000 Were rich, this is AWESOME!!Investment Balance
  6. 6. January 1, 2002 (Calling Broker) I knew this was a bad idea... sell everything!Investment Balance
  7. 7. January 1, 2004 (Recovery well under way, calling Broker) I think the economy has finally recovered, but lets buy only half this time... just the S&P...I learned my lesson about risk!Investment Balance
  8. 8. June 1, 2005 Dude, you really have to get in on this housing thing... this is how youre going to make it big!! I still have half of my money left... youre right... this is something I can touch and kick!Investment Balance
  9. 9. January 1, 2007 (Approaching Retirement) Were rich, this is AWESOME!!Investment Balance
  10. 10. September 1, 2008 (calling Real Estate Agent) I cant even get a renter, lets move these properties out!!Investment Balance
  11. 11. One hour later (calling Broker) Move the account to bonds... at least theyre safe!Investment Balance
  12. 12. June 1, 2011 Dude... you really Youre right... enough screwin around... gotta get on this gold Ill put 20% in gold and leave the rest in thing... this is how bonds... nothing can touch me then! you make it big time!!Investment Balance
  13. 13. July 1, 2012 (Retired) Finally... safe and sound!!Investment Balance
  14. 14. The End