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Yeah lucky guy...but keep in mind he bought his shares at the begining of a great bull market...I doubt that will happen during the kind of market we have been experiencing this year.

Sour grapes?

The same thing happened to me in 1987. I got a cold call from a broker with a hot stock. I said "Duh, sure! Sounds good to me!" I sent a check for $2000. In September a friend told me if I had any stocks I had better sell them, or at least get the certificates in my hand, because the stock market was looking wobbly. I got the certificate. Six years later I found it again and took it to a broker to see if it had any value. It had exactly tripled.

That money paid for two years of college for me!
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