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  • Date: 10/24/13 4:25 AM
  • Number: 88083
  • Recommendations: 222
As many people may be aware
- The Fool's site search capability is, well, pretty much useless. Sorry.
- There is another free site put up by a member which allows searching
by word in thread name, word in post, author, date, number of
  • Date: 6/20/09 7:09 PM
  • Number: 218649
  • Recommendations: 138
This is a long post, so here is an executive summary:
- A new method of implementing the seasonal timing idea is presented, which
recommends selling in June and going away, rather than the usual May.
- For the backtest, the total returns
  • Date: 2/11/10 10:42 AM
  • Number: 222475
  • Recommendations: 128
Not everybody believes that mechanical investing works. "Ah, just a
lot of navel-gazing, digging out coincidences in the old data again and again", they say.

So, here is a stock-screen based investment approach intended to
  • Date: 10/26/12 9:06 AM
  • Number: 195202
  • Recommendations: 118
I note that the last 7 posts were all yours, in just over an hour, each a short message to start a new thread.

Have you considered that twitter might be a good/better venue to share your thoughts?
It seems a good fit for your message
  • Date: 10/25/12 4:17 PM
  • Number: 195188
  • Recommendations: 103
This used to be a financial board....

A friendly tip:
The way to keep it that way is not only to avoid posting political things, but to avoid replying to them.

Please do not feed the politicos,
  • Date: 1/30/13 6:35 AM
  • Number: 198252
  • Recommendations: 102
It's an interesting observation on the investment industry incentives.

They used to give pretty sensible advice from outside the conventional
wisdom and perverse incentives ends of the industry.
December 1995: The Economist writes,
  • Date: 12/28/04 2:01 PM
  • Number: 167809
  • Recommendations: 94
Lots of people will be posting their full-year 2004 returns from their
investment methods soon, at least part of which will be a bit
of friendly competition. But I'm going to take a voluntary hit,
as I'm sending 1% of my portfolio to the
  • Date: 8/17/11 4:28 PM
  • Number: 179453
  • Recommendations: 93
If he's worried about being undertaxed, I'd suggest he simply write a
big check to Uncle Sam and go back to his day job of picking investments.

This would probably solve the problem if that were indeed his concern.
But as
  • Date: 5/20/11 4:19 PM
  • Number: 175789
  • Recommendations: 90
Ignore not enough

No, but it's close.
The secret: Whether you "ingore" or not, if someone crosses the line of
annoyance, stop replying to them. Encourage others to do the same.
Whether you read
  • Date: 4/7/09 5:51 AM
  • Number: 217353
  • Recommendations: 88
Gee, now I'm blushing.

Thanks to all!

My lovely wife thought it wonderful, and this may reduce the degree
to which she feels I neglect her in favour of the computer screen.
Thus, I can keep posting.

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