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Which Sad Stock Trader Are You? Find Out By Building A Text, Obviously.

This quiz is highly scientific, and also very sad.

Posted on March 1, 2018, at 6:18 p.m. ET

The Dow plunged more than 400 points Thursday afternoon after President Trump announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, and stockbrokers were, well, sad. There were so many kinds of sad on the trading floor today — losing money sucks! You get it, right? Of course you do — so let's find out which sad trader you were most like today by building a text. Go, express yourself! After all, there's a sad trader inside each of us.

  1. Pick an initial text:

  2. Pick a suggestive food emoji:

  3. Bae just said their parents aren't home. How are you going over?

  4. You just got sent a pic (nice). Pick a reaction:

  5. Pick an awkward thing to say that almost kills the mood:

  6. Close it out with a wild card:

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