Carol - seeking profit opportunities in both rising & falling markets, tho I prefer the bull side. Founder of a non-profit German Shepherd Rescue and VP of The Seminar Group. I trade using pocket pivots & O'Neil's CANSLIM methods.
Can slim style, You only learn through experience.
Stock market is like poker. Know the hand that you r dealt and manage risk accordingly. If you don't know the hand your dealt, you r the sucker at the table and the market will take all your $$$$$