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Wed Jan 28

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mark19601962 recommended rgearyiii's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 6:29 PM

Re: Turners screen

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mark19601962 recommended mungofitch's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 6:25 PM

Turners screen

Tue Jan 27

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mark19601962 posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:00 PM

useful information/mfi

For those of you who bought mfi, through rs 100, it entered into an 8K, and will be bought out, at a price of 10.20 per share.

The stock is frozen for now.

Sun Jan 25

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mark19601962 recommended Bill2m's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 9:00 PM

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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:37 PM

Re: ETF rotation system with zero trading costs

Well, going back to 11/17/87, the s and p, has returned 10 percent, so it beat the s and p, by about 3 points per year.

Of course, backtests are not reality.

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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:54 AM

Re: ETF rotation system with zero trading costs

What are the advantages, and disadvanteges of using this versus the fidelity select strategy?

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mark19601962 recommended rdutt's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 10:50 AM

ETF rotation system with zero trading costs

Sat Jan 24

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mark19601962 recommended kwealth's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 9:22 AM

Screen Construction

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mark19601962 recommended nyua's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 9:21 AM

Overlaps.. 1/16

Fri Jan 23

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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:38 PM

Re: Who succeeds in MI, and who fails.

(I realized I didn't like the downside volatility), which I could deal with. Annuals (especially those with a value bent) helped me stick to a mechanical process.

I have backtested about a hundred screens, using annuals, and have [more]

Tue Jan 20

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mark19601962 recommended Bill2m's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 11:28 PM

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mark19601962 recommended StevnFool's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 11:27 PM

Re: Mechanical screen selection
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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:27 PM

Re: Mechanical screen selection

It is actually a brilliant idea.

No one really knows which screen will do well, which year.

If we had a way of at least improving the odds of picking the right screen that would be great.

Mark's rule. "Nothing always [more]

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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:05 PM

Re: Who succeeds in MI, and who fails.

#1 Luck - disagree in two parts. Taking the time to choose a blend of screens with a proven past reliability / consistency increases the likelihood that one will outperform. B, using screens in a bear market is not unlucky - it is unlikely to [more]

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mark19601962 recommended mauser96's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 6:56 PM

Re: Who succeeds in MI, and who fails.

Mon Jan 19

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mark19601962 recommended DoesMIWork's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 11:32 PM

Re: Who succeeds in MI, and who fails.

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mark19601962 recommended Rayvt's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 8:51 PM

Re: trailing stops
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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:42 PM

Re: Mechanical screen selection

Does anyone here do mechanical screen selection?

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mark19601962 recommended Rayvt's post on the Mechanical Investing board. 6:40 PM

Re: Who succeeds in MI, and who fails.
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mark19601962 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:40 PM

Re: Who succeeds in MI, and who fails.

Do you mean people? or screens?

I meant people. We know what screens are good.

that answers the question.

I would think that sticking with a screen that is good, even if it has a few bad years, would be considered [more]

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