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Better than the stock market

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mdirrigation, May 17, 2004.

  1. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    I just realized I had 5 gallons of gasoline in a can that I purchaced 4 months ago . I paid $ 1.50 per gallon for that gas.
    Today that gas cost me $2.01 per gallon. I made $ 2.05 on my investment of $ 7.50 . Had I been smart I would have bought 5000 gallons of gas 4 months ago , at 1.50 that would have been a 7500 dollar outlay , but I would have made over 2000 dollar profit. That beats my investments hands down
  2. Trevors Lawn Care

    Trevors Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,180

    only if someone is willing to buy it.
  3. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    or you could just put water in barrels and say that they are gasoline and try to sell them for $2 :p
  4. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    you didn't make anything unless you sold it.
  5. Bull

    Bull LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Posts: 308

    Whether he sold it or uses it himself he has still come out $2k to the good.
  6. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    that's called "speculation in futures" markets. Hindsight's always 20/20.

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