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Subject:  Re: My Meeting with the AmEx guy Date:  2/27/2004  2:27 PM
Author:  TTRoberts Number:  39506 of 80385

Jesse (a.k.a. jesserivera67), you asked:

<< Curious on this. Would you say that the empirical evidence you are referring to is more historical than present and results from the fact that most people did not know any better? >>

No, from what I've gathered it's nothing to do with not knowing any better. It's about being able to minimize or take one's emotions out of the decisions for the buying, selling and holding of investments. So, you might see that the issue of such emotions has little to do wi