Sitting. Pretty? Eh.
A paradox: the longer you're out in the black, the more money and resources you collect, but the older your trade prices are. Hence I'm here, at Neuberger Mines, a grubby outpost in Luchtaine with a hold half-full of painite and a pistol aimed at the airlock. The prices I got said this place was buying painite at close to 780k a ton, but when I got here they were only barely half that. I'm not interested in selling short, nor am I interested in dragging around a bunch of pretty rocks for some ganker to leech from me, so here I am, one eye on the market ticker and the other on the door. I've got bills to pay.
That's when I heard a knock on the outer airlock.
"Oye, gonna sleep da whole time you ere, wala? Dis a mine, no a pashang hotel."
The market ticker had lulled me to sleep. I told the voice my plans.
"Eh bera sell it, right? Market no gonna move fo long time, fast dime im mogut den slow dolla"
The voice was right. The more time I spend waiting for the market to pop back up to 700k is less time I could be mining more painite, and if it takes the market longer to rebound than it does for me to make two trips, I've missed potential cash.
Off it went, and I saw the numbers on my account tick up. Not as much as I would have liked, but there we are.