So years ago there came into being a “Collector Mentality” that pretty much made it impossible to buy anything for the future as a collectable because everyone was “saving” items “specifically” to make money off of them in the future. Doing this completely eliminated the possibility of just about anything the might be collectable in the future, maybe worth a little more, but not the rare item top dollar that things our ancestors used or bought and just forgot they had and it never was opened or used per se.
That being said along comes the COVID-19 Coronavirus and all of a sudden the whole world is going apeshit and hoarding everything they can get their disgusting hands on. Shelves are bare, people are scared, idiots abound! It is finally calming down but I see things that people NEVER buy unless they run out have still not been restocked. Major ones that come to mind are flour, sugar, toilet paper, yeast (of all things), and because PA has an asshole for a governor, booze.
Where has society gone wrong? It is a cold/flu bug for crying out loud. Nobody is turning into a zombie! YET! Why has everyone completely lost their mind? I would say that too many people watch “The Walkin Dead” and think that life as we know it will just stop forever and if they don’t stock up now they will starve to death.
Bored out of you mind? I was yesterday after sitting in the house all day long with no sports to watch. I decided to look up some pandemic movies since the fake news media has a in a state of hysteria anyway.
First on my list of scare yourself silly would be either version of the movie “The Crazies” Total pandemic and end of the world movie. Next on the list was “Die Hard 4 Live Free or Die Hard” total meltdown of the system and panic with a happier ending to it.
Today I think I will be watching “Outbreak” with Dustin Hoffman” then off to “28 Days and 28 Weeks Later” for a zombie pandemic fix along with a friends suggestion “World War Z” Feel free to add your suggestions in the comments.
I don’t know about anyone else but I am quite disturbed that the media has made such a ridiculous spectacle of this COVID-19 virus. First of all the complete government overreach of shutting down basically the whole world!
Toilet paper, paper towel and cleaning product hoarding is off the charts! IT’S A UPPER RESPIRATORY ILLNESS NOT EXPLOSIVE DIARRHEA ILLNESS WTFF! Stores should have implemented rationing a lot sooner because now there is a real crisis with a toilet paper shortage going on! Hand sanitizer and rubbing alcohol GONE!
Some of the people I know think this is warranted but, but, but, of course they are blaming President Trump for blah, blah, blah, (Derangement Syndrome) Blah! He acted before any known cases were found in the US but the media lies about that. Obama let H1N1 walk right in the front door and the numbers from that were astronomical and devastating. Nothing was shut down that I can remember during that pandemic.
While I think that quick thinking in shutting down large gatherings of people is a good idea, I do not agree that it is the government that should be telling us what we can and cannot do!
I guess we just have to wait and see where this goes. I believe the fear mongering is just the beginning, a test run on something bigger coming down the road so be vigilant. Stock up but do not overstock up. Leave some stuff on the shelves for others that may not have been as smart as you think you were hoarding all the supplies.
So I have been hearing a lot about the RobinHood crash this past Monday and Tuesday but that people are not jumping ship because the interface is so easy to use. I have to say that I just signed up (I got a free stock for doing so) and I am pleasantly surprised so far at what I see. I am still not able to navigate my way around very well in Webull which makes me a little bit angry. I would recommend using RobinHood over Webull so far but I will keep you updated as to what I find out going down the road. If you use the link below you will get a free stock added to your name just for signing up.
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Not Good! I changed my mind!!! I like it!!!
So upon the hype of some YouTube videographers that I watch I am giving Webull a try. It was easy enough to sign up for and the approval process went a lot faster than what they tout. One problem right of the start is that you have to use one of their “APP” platforms. It comes in multiple flavors, Android, Apple or PC. That was all well and good until I tried to navigate around inside the app. It is a little hard to do. You have to just take some time and look thru it to figure out where everything is hiding. It is actually way more intuitive than RobinHood and more reliable
Second thing that I didn’t like was the rejection of a fund transfer that I attempted to make last week. I had initially transferred $100, made a second one for another $100, then the third one was rejected saying that I had reached my limit of transfers. HUH? It appears that they will not let you do unlimited transfers. I believe they will clear when the other two “settle”. You are only allowed two unsettled transfers at one time so just know how much you want to transfer at any given time and you will be OK. It takes 3-5 days to settle depending when you do the transfer.
Next thing that I don’t like is that I wanted to buy 25 shares of a stock that was under one dollar. NOPE! You have to buy over 100 if the stock is under one dollar. If that isn’t some crap then I don’t know what is. Since I was brand new to investing and didn’t know anything. I quickly learned you don’t want to mess with stocks under a dollar. They could be what is called “de-listed” from the market and go into what is called and OTC market (over the counter) and free brokers charge to trade them or you have to go to the OTC marketplace to buy them.
So the way I see it now is that after giving it a month I would now recommend Webull for sure! It is free to trade so if that is what your main focus is on single stocks then maybe you should try it for yourself maybe you will like it too. Just take the time to give it a chance.
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