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In case you're interested, here's a 2 year chart of Gateway. I was having my problem in August 2000, and should have either shorted, bought some Dec 2000 puts, Jan 01 puts or Jan 2002 Leap puts.

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=GTW&d=c&k=c3&a=m26-12-9,r14,v&p=e50&t=2y&l=on&z=m&q=l

Of course, you can always say hindsight is 20/20. But I knew the company was in trouble, due to service problems (long lines), much higher prices than stores like Circuit City, Best Buy, Costco, etc. and long wait times on their phone support lines. I told my wife, I'll never buy another Gateway, and I heard about 5 other people I knew say the same thing at about the same time. The problem was, I wasn't proactive enough to act on my knowledge.

Hopefully, next time will be different.

NukeJohn
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