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Subject:  Re: On second thought, 2828 - Small Cap Issue Date:  1/27/2013  6:04 PM
Author:  JLC Number:  668559 of 795147

Thoughts? Trey

I think I'm ready to do a little more work, take a little more rick, and shoot for slightly better returns.

Here are some thoughts more to do with risk and return rather than stocks.

--nobody knows their true risk tolerance until they live through it. Everyone sees 30% CAGR with a 50% GSD and thinks they can handle it. Until they hit that year of 20% down followed by another year of 20% down, and they lost all their gains from the previous 5 years. Remember talk of the "lost decade" from the S&P500?