I know what your post was but you didn't answer my question.
People generally buy stocks thinking/hoping they will increase in value
Do you buy stocks because they once were hgher or lower than they are now??.
To SCWF, when you start off a response to someone with an attempt to demean them by implying they are a youngster, it says little positive about your confidence to hande yourself on a message board.
BTW: I'm old enough to be closer to your father than your child, so maybe you should grow up, not me.