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I've got you beat. I bought in at $14.56, only to watch it slide down to $5.10. In fact, I have this paranoid fantasy that it was my very purchase that caused traders to scream, "Overbought!" and immediately dump everything. Quite a sobering experience for my first real stock purchase.

Me, I'm staying in. The financials still look just as good as they did back in October. I only invested with money that I can afford to lose, and its high beta means its going to be a bumpy ride. I'll revisit after the one-year mark, but yeah, in the back of my mind, I'm thinking, "If it was a good buy at 13 or so, it's a great buy at 6."
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