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|Subject: Re: maybe done||Date: 5/16/2013 5:44 PM|
|Author: Rayvt||Number: 243115 of 258125|
So as a guy new to the board this is deflating. If the vets are saying they are bailing out, does it make sense for a new guy to jump in?
Um, you didn't see "vets" are bailing. You saw one guy.
Here's a few quotes:
"Every investment strategy goes through periods where it works poorly. That’s life. If you have a strategy that always works well, that means:
You haven’t run it long enough or You’re not running enough money, or You’re not taking enough risk."
"Most investors do poorly, but it’s not because good investment methodologies are secret. It’s because they do not have the will to stay with a winning strategy during a period when it is under duress."
"Value strategies work over the long run, but not necessarily in the short term. There can be prolonged periods of underperformance. It is these periods of underperformance that ensure