For 3 days he was right, for 3 days he was wrong, etc. I hope in 6 months he will have been really right. The real lesson here is either learn how to trade, or buy and hold if you believe in a stock.Yeah, I buy and watch daily, hourly, and I, like you, suffer. Markets fluctuate, period. If you can't accept that and take it, and certainly avoid margin, and don't need an up day to pay the rent, etc. it should work out.