I bought my first shares in a publicly traded company in ‘95, as a 22 year old college dropout. I can’t remember the name of the company or the ticker.
What I can remember is that it was a hot tip from a friend and a pink sheet stock, although at the time I didn’t know what that meant. Yes, the company went out of business and I lost $2,000 bucks.
Back then I was eager to learn and devoured every book I could get my hands on, that I believed held the key to getting rich in the stock market. More →