"An amateur is generally considered a person attached to a particular pursuit, study,
or science without formal training, also referred to as an autodidact."
I have been an owner of SLW since 2009. I have seen many an amateur trader come and go on this board. Trading SLW is like a weekend golfer trying to compete against Tiger Woods in match play. I am sure a few who comment here have done well. Maybe 5% at best. The rest have lost their #$%$