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BarryDTO replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 10:38 AM

Re: OT: Thought provoking,,,

Data => Information => Knowledge => Wisdom

Reminds me of one example differentiating knowledge from wisdom:

Knowledge: Knowing that tomatoes are a fruit, not a vegetable.

Wisdom: Recognizing [more]

Tue Jun 23

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BarryDTO replied to the Major League Baseball board. 3:50 PM

Re: Albert Pujols

Perhaps, the RBI stat could be tweaked a bit to reflect the ratio of RBI scored to RBI opportunities, but that's different that dismissing it altogether.

Sticking with the baseball topic in this thread, I agree with the above. Ever [more]

Wed Jun 10

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BarryDTO replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:03 PM

Re: YldEarnYear_SI depth vs. adv filter

platykurtic said: ... if I am going to invest significant capital behind a screen I *require* that I can generate the picks myself from the original sources. And referenced the screen: [more]

Tue May 19

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BarryDTO replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:15 PM

Re: GTR1 question on pcntl function

step4: pcntla(adv(1,63),1,step1) >= 50
My understanding is that this step will sort the market capitalization ...


The "Command Translation" section (a very useful thing) of this backtest for this step shows ... [more]

Wed May 13

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BarryDTO replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:08 PM

Re: GTR1 question on pcntl function

On using CPI-adjusted fixed dollar volume thresholds, Jim said:

...don't ever use that for liquidity tests. ... It used to be expensive to trade stocks. ... adding an inflation adjustment likely makes it worse in terms of real world [more]

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BarryDTO replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:25 PM

Re: GTR1 question on pcntl function

Surprised you didn't know this, but in GTR1 you can do inflation adjusted cut-of

Yeah, I'm aware of that feature and actually use it when looking at the "flat dollar volume" version of a screen. I was just mimicking what [more]

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BarryDTO replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:49 PM

Re: GTR1 question on pcntl function

So I'm a little confused. It seems there are two formulations for YldEarnYear_SI and wondered if it is worth agreeing which is the more official version.

A few random thoughts ... "Official" versions of screens don't [more]

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