Picked up a Wall St. journal at 17, at 19 made first investment in Mutual Funds[good], 21 trading stock[bad], 25 traded Forex[average], built a following, traded professionally, 2008 it all fell through. Took time off, at 32 back at it as of May 12.
I am a terrible trader. When I buy a stock, it goes down. When I sell a stock, it goes up. Whatever I say, do the opposite and you will have better luck. But thank you to the stocktwits community for helping me learn and become a better trader.