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Subject: Re: Core high/low Date: 5/7/2012 11:50 AM
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it is tough to jump in at a point where you could easily lose your shirt.

Well, outside of the concept that discussing the contents of TMF newsletters outside of the boards set up for subscribers is generally frowned upon, remember this:

ANY price you see today on any stock could easily be its 52-week high OR the 52-week low 52 weeks from now, and the factors driving that price are, for all practical purposes, completely outside your control.

Whether those factors make you lose your shirt or give you a new one with crisp new $100 bills in the pocket depends, in part, on your understanding of those factors, as well as how important you think past results (historical p/e) are in determining future ones. Sure, valuation is important. But reversion to the mean is b!tch of an investing mistress.

-n8 (even worse if you're married to it)
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