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Mon Jan 5

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:36 PM

Re: Volatility filter

A very literal SIPRO-only attempt:

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Sat Dec 27

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:11 PM

Re: dorsey wright

You need a subscription. I took a free trial a couple months ago and I took a couple of screen caps. His service is pretty expensive though ($70 per month for basic, and $220 per month for premium). If I'm remembering correctly, you need a premium [more]

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MarginOfBuffett replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:26 PM

Re: dorsey wright

He is definitely on to something. I've been following one of his models (his Sector Stock Model) since April, it's up 23% so far.

He has backtested returns for it going back to 2000:


2000 10.09
2001 18.33
2002 [more]

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 Jul 24

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MarginOfBuffett wrote 1:59 AM

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

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