Sober Dad During a Snow Storm – Is Stock Trading Gambling?

RMA-Episode 25 Show Notes:

Is stock investing gambling? Is it addictive behavior? What about lotto? It’s all about the dopamine. Also, remember that person that used to go out in a blizzard to score? Was that really you? So many questions, and boy, do we have answers!

Plus, the weekly round-up, Recovery in the News, (Oregon spends money on unproven recovery programs), and the Week in Weird (how do you even say “Oumuamua”?), on an odds-on-favorite, meme stocked episode of Recovery in the Middle Ages.

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Recovery In The News

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The Week in Weird:

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