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Subject:  Re: Quote from MadCapitalist's Profile Date:  12/29/2002  11:30 PM
Author:  MadCapitalist Number:  88118 of 734595

In the world of finance you are right if you make money and wrong if you lose money.

I disagree with this statement. For example, let's say that I agree to pay you $1,000 if a coinflip turns up heads if you agree to pay a $900 fee. This would be a foolish "investment" for you to make. Even if you made money, I would consider the decision to make the investment to be wrong. Luck doesn't change a poor decision into a good decision.
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