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Author: paulfife One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 609  
Subject: Re: "Wise" marketing from Tom Jacobs Date: 3/21/2002 6:15 PM
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I am concerned about someone who classifies a 50% loss as being good performance. I feel a better approach would have been to state that a 50% loss is poor performance. Even if others have done even worse, 50% is a terrible price to pay.

I think the point was that performance if measured after several years, not just one! Remember you aren't supposed to be mimicing their buys and sells - only learning the essence of the investing strategy. With an agressive strategy, like RuleBreaker, a 50% loss is not a big surprise, considering the 199.08% gain in 1998!

It is VERY easy to critisize in hindsight, isn't it?
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