Originally Posted by DeafCaroline
You gamble for a living?
As someone who is also an advantage casino player, I can tell you your odds are better at blackjack, if you know how to count cards, than with the stock market.
Also, there are a lot of financial products out there similar to mortgage packaging (mortgage backed securities)that do not favor the consumer. The financial market is still far from regulated.
To be fair, I have made money in the market, but the odds can be against it.