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Mon Jul 13

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:35 PM

Re: Fidelity

Jim,

Several points-

1) A conglomerate is never more than the sum of its parts. I don't know why that is, but it is. YHOO had owned a lot of BABA, but somehow the price of YHOO never seemed to reflect it, according to Mr [more]

Wed Jun 24

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:21 PM

Re: Ot identity theft protection

This is why I threw out some of my MI and invested in HACK, which I recommended about week ago. As long as there will be computers, there will be hackers.

HACK is a Cyber Security ETF.

DoesMIWork

Wed Jun 17

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:26 AM

Re: market very or barely overvalued?

MI,

Sometimes it's time to break some rules. IMHO, it's time to put some funds into HACK (Cyber security ETF) and forget what the rules say!

DoesMIWork

Sun Jun 7

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:16 AM

Re: YldEarnYear_SI depth vs. adv filter

Craig,

Because there's more statistical significance. I'd rather go with a guy show made 45 our of 100 3-point shots than a guy who made 8 out of 9.

In addition, it's more scalable. If you expect big things, then have a plan for [more]

Thu Apr 30

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:10 PM

Re: A Weighted* View

"First off, I don't believe 30+% CAGR. 20% is what GTR1 says."

From 1989-2007, it was 30+%, AT THE POINT OF DISCOVERY- 19 years. It does not show in that backtest (29.5 or something like that), but there are other factors that can [more]

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:05 AM

Re: A Weighted* View

"I got CAGR = 8.45%"

I just used variant0 for demonstrative purposes. It's still a far cry from the 30+% CAGR pre-2008.

"I wonder about the WER universe, how it is selected..."

I only used WER because it [more]

Wed Apr 29

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:26 PM

Re: A Weighted* View

"Decision Moose isn't a screen"

same principle- follow what worked mechanically in the past. The signals are free.

"Also not a screen"

also same principle as MI. Backtest what worked in the past. Use [more]

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DoesMIWork replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:56 PM

Re: A Weighted* View

"To my mind, the beauty and elegance of sound screens is that it removes from you the need to think about and agonize about what to buy/sell and when to do it. No decisions to be made, no second thoughts to keep you awake. When you get a signal, [more]

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