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Author: hevElee One star, 50 posts Global Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 72349  
Subject: Re: Opportunity costs Date: 12/9/2012 3:43 PM
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I think it's a great topic for discussion.
My own slowly evolving philosophy is to "buy in thirds", which I've very much learned from the many posters on these boards, but to also attempt to go somewhat overweight as I'm buying in so that I can do some "selling in thirds" as a position vastly increases in value. That way I feel I can lock in some profits while still allowing a company I believe in to continue helping my portfolio. Rarely do I have much sitting in cash, as I find there are significantly more companies I'd like to own than I have in funds.
I think another way of doing something similar is through use of options, which I'm trying to become more comfortable with, and again must thank TMF for what knowledge I have in that regard.

Thanks for starting this conversation.

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