Hello Zig.We'll see how it goes. First week only had 4 changes (4 on, 4 off), so that's not terrible to do by hand. One thing I forgot about CAPS is the score doesn't go up unless the ticker is up 5 or more, but goes down right away:http://caps.fool.com/Help.aspxWhat is my accuracy?Your accuracy is a measure of how often you make correct predictions.To calculate accuracy we take the number of accurate picks divided by your total number of picks.What constitutes an accurate pick depends upon the status of your pick.Active picks with positive scores are accurate picks.Active picks with negative scores are inaccurate picks.Ended picks with scores of 5 or higher are accurate picks.Ended picks with scores below 0 are inaccurate picksEnded picks with scores between 0 and 5 do not affect your accuracy rating.Hey, we realize this is a little strange. But, we treat ended picks differently because we don't want people ending picks simply to "lock in" a small, but successful prediction. We want to track meaningful accuracy, which is why we ignore any picks that fall between the 0 and 5 threshold. Think of it as a hefty transaction cost or capital gains tax that you have to overcomeSo maybe once a week is too soon. The four tickers that were ended after the first week were:UIS -15.95MSFT -1.36PETS 4.65UTSI 2.99so MSFT negatively affected the accuracy (which is a big part of the score) while neither PETS nor UTSI helped out.But I'm curious so I'll keep doing the weekly for a while.
UIS -15.95MSFT -1.36PETS 4.65UTSI 2.99
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