I have gotten some really nasty emails and StockTwits replies when I have a report that could be construed to be unkind about a stock. Actually, it is probably because of the sound bite with StockTwits that sets people off because their remarks often show that my report was not read.
I know that some people take investing very personally, but I do not think it is so health be enraged about other people's remarks about a favourite stock. How can people be good investors if they act this way? The latest nasty I have received is for my report on Badger Daylighting. See G&M and scroll down to the bottom for StockTwits.
This latest salvo is actually quite mild to what I have received before. I am not quite sure about what the end game is for these people. Are they trying to intimate me? If so, let me just say that I am an old lady and it is hard to intimate old ladies. If they are trying to shut me up this also has not worked. Mind you I only blog about each stock once a year, so perhaps it looks like I am being quiet.
My "aw you poor thing, I was unkind about a favorite stock" may not be the best reply. However, the amount of anger and rage an unfavorable report can raise, is frankly, just stupid. Do these people not realize how a stock market works? For every buyer you have to have a seller and vice versa. So the market works because people have different opinions about stocks and when it is the best time to buy or sell.
Mind you, I am not talking about people who just disagree with what I have said. I have had emails and replies to reports where there is a difference of opinion. What I am talking about is when people get angry or even enraged because of what I have said.
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