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Subject:  Re: stock splits are a bad thing - according to Date:  2/8/2000  11:32 PM
Author:  Lollyinc Number:  202 of 265

I thought that when a stock split increased the # of shares (a bad thing according to the book), but with twice as many shares, a rise in $1 of a share is now worth 2 to you, correct?

Yes, but keep in mind: A $1 drop in price is effectively a $2 loss! Actually, I'm not done reading the book yet, so I should probably just keep my mouth shut! (Just finished 'Breakers and 'Tweeners and only a few pages into 'Makers).
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