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Author: Knighted Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 253834  
Subject: Re: The Best Measure for the Best Blend Date: 11/16/2007 12:24 AM
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But of course, this would be timing, and there are so many strongly opposed to that no matter how sound the evidence is supporting its benefit.

Not so much a matter of being opposed as a matter of so little supporting evidence being present. Given the massive scope of what timing is trying to accomplish as well as the lack of any supportive data to suggest that it truly does work, many are naturally skeptical about it. It also goes without saying that many have tried it in the past only to have it end in disaster.

Back on the topic of the very informative research you presented, though, (and thanks for sharing it), i'm curious what screens the Sharpe/GSD measure has chosen during the last 12 months in particular considering the volatility the market has given us. As you said, a GSD that low sounds almost too good to be true, especially with the wild ride that virtually all of the screens have taken everyone on lately.
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