AllTooFoolish

George Ciardi

AllTooFoolish’s Activity

Fri Jul 3

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 1:47 PM

BI Dow30 Picks with VL Series Update Jul 3 2015

In this update I am combining the two BI posts into one. The post now contains both the latest monthly picks and portfolio performance. This update is based on the latest VL results as of Monday’s data release in the post title. At this time [more]

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 1:39 PM

BI Performance Tracker thru the end of June 2015

The market had a few ups and downs again this past month, and ended on a down note for the past month. While BI holdings also went down on net, they went down to a lesser degree than the market. As a result, BI’s advantage to date advanced a [more]

Tue Jun 9

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:09 PM

Re: An investing strategy that doubles the marke

RAM wrote, "With cash for no picks this had a CAGR of 3.2%"

I agree, this horse has been beaten enough. The 2-1 site's track record states it is more impressive than what was found here. However, across the 18 years of [more]

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:16 PM

Re: An investing strategy that doubles the marke

Great work FLARAM. The 2-1 process seems mechanical, so it should be repeatable. I checked around the 2-1 website and he outlines the selection process in a more detail than the article stated.

Based on the website [more]

Mon Jun 8

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:39 PM

Re: An investing strategy that doubles the market

The article certainly makes for a great short read. But one phrase in there really bothers me. He says "... picks a stock that has recently split...". This begs the question, how does he pick "a stock" that has split? There are [more]

Mon Jun 1

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 5:55 PM

BI Dow30 Picks with VL Series Update Jun 5 2015

This update is based on the latest VL results as of Monday’s data release in the post title. At this time there weren’t any DOW stocks below their Downside Price Target. Please note, in March two important changes occurred in the Dow30 [more]

Sun May 31

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 7:22 PM

BI Performance Tracker thru the end of May 2015

The market had a few ups and downs again this past month, but ended with more gains than losses. The BI holdings were most flat for the month. As a result, BI’s advantage over the S&P year to date shrank a bit. Performance Summary: [more]

Mon May 4

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:37 PM

Re: Problem with ValueLine weekly update

I was told by VL customer service once if the update doesn't download in the Weekly Update, you can try the following steps:

1. select, open, and run the latest weekly update data file. Once it finishes running, it should indicate if it [more]

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:56 AM

Re: Problem with ValueLine weekly update

No. I have the same problem.

Fri May 1

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 8:52 AM

BI Dow30 Picks with VL Series Update May 1 2015

This update is based on the latest VL results as of Monday’s data release in the post title. At this time there weren’t any DOW stocks below their Downside Price Target. Please note, in March two important changes occurred in the Dow30 [more]

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 8:41 AM

BI Performance Tracker thru the end of Apr 2015

The market had a few ups and downs this past month and ended up about a point from a month ago. However, BI surged ahead. The big winner of the month was GE. With its divestiture announcement the stock rocketed up more than 10% in one day. As a [more]

Fri Apr 24

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:58 AM

Re: SI-Pro subscription - great pricing offer

Of course, maybe I am using a metric that has little value anyhow.

After a little online trolling around I can across this paper that studies VL long-term price targets and their actual outcomes. The results are not encouraging.

[more]

Thu Apr 23

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:48 PM

Re: OT: IB math errors?

I have seen/experienced the same thing in my IB account. But I really wouldn't worry about it much.

"Don't jump over dollars to pick up pennies."

AllTooFoolish

Wed Apr 22

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:26 PM

Re: SI-Pro subscription - great pricing offer

It seems inevitable to switch. As an individual investor it has been getting harder and harder each year to maintaining and affording the VL service. The only field that keeps me holding on is their 3-5 year forward price target fields. SIpro doesn't [more]

Sun Apr 5

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 10:00 AM

BI Dow30 Picks with VL Series Update Apr 3 2015

This update is based on the latest VL results as of Monday’s data release in the post title. At this time there not a single stock below its Downside Price Target. Please note, this month had two important changes to the Dow30. First Visa (V) [more]

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 9:58 AM

BI Performance Tracker thru the end of Mar 2015

The market was relatively flat last month and gave a small decline. The BI picks also went down, but more so than the market. As a result they now lag the overall market’s return.

Performance Summary:
Benchmark total return year [more]

Mon Mar 2

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 4:27 PM

BI Dow30 Picks with VL Series Update Mar 6 2015

This update is based on the latest VL results as of Monday’s data release in the post title. At this time there not a single stock below its Downside Price Target. Please note, many BV and ROE figures are not up to date because it is a new year [more]

Fri Feb 27

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 7:25 PM

BI Performance Tracker thru the end of Feb 2015

After a brief pause for the market during January, February took us back into the black for the year. Our BI picks also went higher.
In fact, they have moved enough to eke out a small lead over the market on a total return [more]

Mon Feb 2

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 11:30 AM

BI Dow30 Picks with VL Series Update Feb 6 2015

This update is based on the latest VL results as of Monday’s data release in the post title. At this time there Only IBM was slightly below its Downside Price Target. Please note, many BV and ROE figures are not up to date because it is a new [more]

Sun Feb 1

NL

Boards Post

AllTooFoolish posted to the Benchmark Investing board. 9:37 AM

BI Performance Tracker thru the end of Jan 2015

What goes up, must come down. After a long climb higher, the market finally took a breather this past month. January saw the market go down 3.6%. Our BI picks for its
initial start also went down, and actually went down a bit more than the [more]

Show More Activity ...

CAPS Stats & Trivia

CAPS Player Rating 89.97
Player Rank 7545 out of 75204
Score 1906.63
Score Change Today +0.08
Accuracy 51.55%
Active Picks 12
Total Picks 115
Best Pick NFLX (+664.83)
Worst Pick BIDU (-182.80)
Average Score per Pick 16.58
Charms Earned 8
Highest Rated Favorite TrackJGreenblatt
Go to AllTooFoolish’s CAPS page

Boards Stats & Trivia

Two stars, 250 posts Old School Fool CAPS All Star
Board Posts 381
Recs Received 961
People who have rec'd these posts 326
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 151
Threads Started Percentage 39.63 %
Most Frequent Board Mechanical Investing
Very First Post Re: Lehman/Lucent/Broader market (1/6/2000)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 50.39 %
Show AllTooFoolish’s 10 Latest Posts