reply to post by Pr0sp3r0
He and I both spent our adult years doing "real jobs". I think, especially him, that he has more than paid his dues, creating whole IT departments
and computerizing companies for greater efficiency. Then he got older and got let go. He has a room full of awards to show for his 14 hour days for
many years of hard work and dedication, but why pay money for experience, when you can fire the older worker and get a youngster for a 1/3 of the
This is how we make our living now, trading stocks, as nobody wants to hire people in their 50s anymore. What do you want us to do, starve to death
and be on the street, jobless and homeless? I do not consider trading for a living to be a crime, because we do it honestly, and we are at a
disadvantage against the big brokerage houses with insider information. Yet we survive, pay our bills, and contribute to our community.
Before you go judging others, I think you had better ask what circumstances caused us to go this route, instead of deciding that we are part of the
problem. I'm surprised that you would write such a post with no knowledge of us whatsoever.
What have YOU done to create "real value"? Or are you just a lot of hot air on a message board?