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Wed Apr 9

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 8:58 PM

Re: Advisory Fees?

P.S. Since Martian is likely the only one to read this far, I'll end with this nugget. The sensation from reading an alt manager 10-K or earnings report can be best described with these phrases: Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra. Temba, his arms [more]

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MDCigan posted to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 10:57 AM

Advisory Fees?

Interesting article I figured might be of interest here

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/04/07/adv.aspx?so...

I'm somewhat [more]

Mon Apr 7

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 5:38 PM

Re: My Visit to Wonderland

I think the dude at the other firm was communicating his message well. I say this cause they had many satisfied clients.

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Thu Mar 27

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 11:41 AM

Re: A Milestone, and a Thank You

Best wishes for continued success!

Wed Mar 19

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 9:20 PM

Re: Shaking my head....

Thanks Martian for the reply

Just a personal opinion - I think that if you manage fund/ETF portfolios you have to offer other services like financial plans and you also have to keep in close contact with your base (employee dinners, [more]

Fri Mar 7

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 2:34 PM

Re: Shaking my head....

People are very, very unclear on the basics.

Probably somewhere between 95-98% of the American population are mathematically illiterate. Basic arithmetic is too complicated let alone things like compounding (exponential) and how cash [more]

Tue Mar 4

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 9:43 PM

Re: Eddie Lampert Opines

Sears Holding released its annual letter last week. Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert offered his opinion on both Sears and the retail industry in general.

The money line:

But not only do I believe that we are headed in the right
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Wed Jan 15

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MDCigan replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 7:10 PM

Re: Timing is everything, Vol 84

Given the volatility in most financial markets, it just goes to show you can basically come up with whatever percentage change you want, just by tweaking starting and ending dates a bit.

Mon Dec 23

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MDCigan posted to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 11:05 AM

Philosophical Economics blog

It is pretty rare that I'll stumble on a new stock market/economics blog that really grabs my attention and makes me revisit things I think I know/believe.

Interestingly, I came across this blog last night via Hussman's weekly note, and in [more]

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