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Subject:  Re: Bond Investors Aren’t Date:  5/10/2013  11:43 AM
Author:  globalist2013 Number:  34916 of 35593

…but E*Trade has a min order of 10 - too many for my tastes.


Gaming min’s can be tough. If you can get in one single, you can assume the desk is dumping and you shouldn’t be buying. But the converse isn’t necessarily true. So, “…it all depends.” There’s times I’ve bought a single when my position-size should have been zero. There’s times I’ve bought a single, and my position-size should have been five or ten, and not just retrospectively so. At the time I was buying, I should have known to buy bigger. But by and large, I generally get it right enough, and my current ranking among bond fund managers with my same objective is top 2% (which says more