In its decline from 175 to 95, AOL recovered several times. Each rally was less than the previous: 47%, 19%, 9%, and 12%. Following the last rally to about 120, it declined another 29% to 93 where it is as I write this.
And this is a stock rated buy or higher by 37 out of 38 analysts (the remaining one rating it a hold).
than have to pay CG on profits. sooner or later if you play the trading game you're going to get burned. Not to mention all the aggravation in anticipating how the market will move, what market indicators will other investors heed, etc. It's not worth it in my opinion.