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Subject:  Re: Retirement Sob Story Date:  2/11/2005  10:17 PM
Author:  investinginstuff Number:  44519 of 78166

Mark,

That was an EXCELLENT, well thought-out post!

I agree that I was harsh in my criticism of people like the guy in the article.

I graduated with a finance degree in December of 1996 (I'm actually older than that, I just took a long time working my way through school). Anyway, all through college we were taught how to value companies. Well, I graduated from college right when the bubble started heating up. It was tough to be in the brokerage business back then because EVERYBODY was an investing expert.

All through the