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Subject:  Re: The Anti-Motley Fool viewpoint Date:  2/17/1998  1:35 PM
Author:  orangeblood Number:  1825 of 88421


>>>If I have a coin that flipped
heads 8 out of 10 times, you bet I would bet on it
flipping more heads.<<<

Your next flip has a 50% chance of landing heads. But, if you meant to compare this to a certain stock-picking method that had beaten the market 8 out of 10 years, and had beaten the market avg. over that 10-year period, then I still wouldn't bet my life savings on it. But I would continue checking it out....


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