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|Subject: Re: CAPS is not meant to be a mirror of performa||Date: 2/14/2007 4:34 PM|
|Author: AssetMangler||Number: 4905 of 8046|
Re Post 4900
Nobody believed me about accuracy - at a least a few are listening to you.
I unfortanately saddled myself with many "stop-losses" (actually quite acceptable in the real world) before realizing the full negative impact of accuracy, so it's going to take me a while to get my accuracy up again with banking - but it WILL go up, and for the reasons you cite.
My only hope, and current strategy, for a fairly quick recovery is to completely go against the crowd. I'm 70% "short" now, and need to get that ratio higher to take best advantage of the first real down-draft in the market. Then I'll most surely leap-frog the pack - clustered around 0 +/- 200 on the score part of my ranking. It will also be a quick way to bank some more accuracy.
I'm pretty convinced that any current AUTOMATED use of CAPs pick information is useless for short-listing stocks. Our collective opinion on any stock, at best, will be no better than than that of the market.
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