If you get into stock market, all your investments will get wiped without even giving you any breathing space. This month around May 25, 2016, is capable of creating life time financial disaster for you. It is not a bad idea to close your brokerage account completely. Real estate transactions can create big losses for you. You may also get into law suit or any court cases related your existing properties.
a. Since your time is looking bad on speculative investments, if you sell any company stocks now, then that company will get takeover offer and the stocks will shoot up by 200% or 300%. So you will feel that you did not enjoy any of the fortunes.
b. In the same way, if you hold any company stock, that stock prices will keep plunge further with bankruptcy rumor and giving you more losses.
c. If you are into stock market investments, you are likely to suffer in either way.