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Economy => Speculation => Topic started by: remistevens on March 06, 2014, 01:39:24 PM



Title: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: remistevens on March 06, 2014, 01:39:24 PM
Sorry, just venting. People going on about how their investment lost 200%, 300% yesterday/today etc. . .

Folks. If the price chopped in half today, it went down 50%. If it returns to the same price tomorrow, then it gained 100%. I know its harder to keep track of but. . .


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: seleme on March 06, 2014, 03:10:50 PM
I know it's not possible but I use those numbers too, it's easier to count  ;D


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: Ibian on March 06, 2014, 03:11:37 PM
But... maff


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: RedGolpe on March 06, 2014, 03:29:21 PM
If i invest a dollar today and lose it, then invest another dollar tomorrow and lose it, I can assure I lost exactly 200% of one dollar :D


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: ShroomsKit_Disgrace on March 06, 2014, 03:59:02 PM
How can you be talking about these trifles when we know now that Bitcoin is broken due to the discovery of Satoshi???


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: ionbit2 on March 06, 2014, 04:12:55 PM
If i invest a dollar today and lose it, then invest another dollar tomorrow and lose it, I can assure I lost exactly 200% of one dollar :D

Only if you're really bad at maths. Total invested $2. Total lost $2. Total loss 100%. Easy really :)


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: TERA on March 06, 2014, 08:37:46 PM
leverage


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: RedGolpe on March 06, 2014, 10:29:31 PM
I lost exactly 200% of one dollar :D
Total invested $2. Total lost $2. Total loss 100%.
Both statements are true, and someone doesn't takes smileys seriously.


Title: Re: ugh. . .stop saying that something lost +100% that is impossible.
Post by: theonewhowaskazu on March 07, 2014, 01:28:17 AM
Its possible to lose more than 100% if you go into debt.