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Wed Dec 24

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:07 PM

Re: "keep it simple" screen challenge:

I think I had too much coffee yesterday.

Tue Dec 23

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:25 PM

Re: "keep it simple" screen challenge:

Apparently I am failing to understand your objections.

Mungofitch is looking at risk from a Graham-Buffett point-of-view. "An investment is one which promises of safety of principal and adequate return" (paraphrased). [more]

Fri Dec 12

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:18 PM

Re: Why?

You should have read that many of us suggest phasing in...

That's why I only put 70% in. I put 50% in my annual strategy (I'm using a dozens-like approach to reduce start-date bias), and I put 20% into RSP to reduce (ironically) [more]

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MarginOfBuffett posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:37 PM

Why?

I put about 70% ($8000) of my portfolio into the market on Monday, and then we have the worst week since 2011. What is the chance of me entering at the exact top? I impress even myself sometimes.

Sat Dec 6

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:52 PM

Re: A Little Historical Perspective:

commoncents, I enjoy reading your posts. Don't be deterred by these people. Apparently they have nothing better to do than to bully people over the internet.

Fri Dec 5

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:06 PM

Re: OT - A short story about how economics work

There are six people in this story. Each has initial assets of €100 (in the form of a promissory note) and liabilities of €100 (a debt). The net worth of each person, insofar as we know it, is zero.

Wouldn't each person have a net [more]

Tue Nov 25

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:15 PM

Re: my first try at a new screen

is this what you wanted?

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Sat Oct 18

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:11 PM

Re: Mechanical Kiss?

There was a study done, which claims that their returns are false.

I think a large part of it is that AAII assumes monthly trading and no bid/ask spreads.

So if you're trading 30 stocks/month (such as Est Rev) with no [more]

Fri Oct 17

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:58 PM

Re: Ted and Todd - Results

Conservatively I would anticipate a cyclical drop at least back down to the
very high end of the old normal, which is perhaps the low end of the new normal. 7-8%?


TL;DR: This time it's a little bit different?

Mon Sep 29

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:04 AM

Re: OT: Mungo's pic of the day

I guarantee you that Ted and Todd are continuing to invest and finding values out there.

What makes you so sure?

Sat Jul 24

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MarginOfBuffett wrote 1:59 AM

Wish I could get access to Zeelotes blog.......

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