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Subject: Re: Bad investing:PCTH&SYQT Date: 6/27/1997 4:34 PM
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I appreciate the advice and have already begun reading your suggestions. I have not decided what type of investor to be although my past history tends to be more speculative.

I tend to buy stocks that have a significant increase in revenue over a number of quarters. I then look for the reasons for the growth i.e. superior products, innovative products etc. I than go to edgars and pull the most recent 10k or q and read the financials. My background is in accounting so I should be able to get a pretty good idea of how the company is doing financially, but I am by no means an expert.

I have only been investing a few years and have picked a number of winners (nextel, sithe energies, retix, boston tech). I have a feeling most of those were due to some analysis and a lot of luck. I am very much interested in becoming a "smarter" investor.

The cash I have tied up in the market now is mostly excess cash that was lying around in the bank earning a whopping 2%. I figured with my limited knowledge I could do better than that in the market. So far so good.

I will hold all of the stocks I own because I still see the same potential I saw when I first bought them. Any info on any of the following would be appreciated. vmrx, plsia, dssi,retx,iom(no info required), pcth, iflo,syqt.

Thanks
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