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  1. projectwise

    Hey guys !
    I just wanted to take that little time while there was no action to express myself a little bit as I nearly never do it, being shy by nature and since English isn't my language.

    I've been a premium member for nearly 1.5 year and next month I'll have to step out for a while because of the relative small size of my accounts, but I'll be back, and that's a certitude because there is tremendous value around here !  I've been trading full time for more than 3 years (and by that I mean that I'm always here when the market is open, but I also do a lot of work and reading and thinking outside those hours !).

    I've been managing my father's account, which is only a small part of his net worth, and that has been very rewarding (financially and otherwise) for both of us, and I'm proud to have my own account since a while now. That one is growing fast and steady, kinda like the income portfolio, but I'm using more of the potential buying power initially since I'm adding regular money into the account.

    Trading is such a passion for me that I've went from never have been able in my life to work 40 hours a week for a year without getting suicidal, to now having work at least 80 hours a week for more than a year (2 other jobs than trading), and starting to feel real good. Even though I was only doing it for my dream at the start, now I've come to enjoy that tremendous amount of works, that I was hating before, for… making me a stronger human as well. They say the rewards is more in the travel than in the destination, and for those of you who are still travelling (and really, who isn't?), I hope you always remember to be joyful in that trip !

    Someone once said something like: "What you do in one thing, you do in all thing". By having become a better trader, I've also become a better person. 3 years ago when everyone, including the *best* experts were capituling on my life, I did DD and hells did it pay since then ! I'll show those so called experts that they were dead wrong thinking I was a value trap ;)

    So I wanted to take this little time to say a huge thanks to you guys who are offering big value (and you know who you are !). Among others, Yodi I did appreciate a lot of your recommendations (and easy going) lately and Pharm for your presence day after day.

    stjeanluc merci bien for all the effort and time you are putting in the community here, this is nothing short of tremendous. You also strike me as a good trader and very wise person. You are adding a lot to the board and you are one of the big reason this place is awesome to be around.

    Phil !! Thanks for that tremendous education on every side of the politics, economy, business, trading, life and thinking and in particular in all those way to use options to your advantage. What a brain you are ! I also do appreciate that caustic humor :)

    Have a great weekend everyone !

    - projectwise



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