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Subject:  Re: Your Best Pal, Ben? Date:  9/14/2012  8:46 PM
Author:  howardgt Number:  34377 of 35576

When the sand hits the fan, diversification (as it's conventionally understood, i.e., spreading assets among things that have low correlations with each other) isn't going to offer protection

Charlie,

There are many ways to diversify that can offer protection if you want or need it... One way is to do it the way Taleb does it (many small highly leveraged bets).

I pers