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Author: lohill Three stars, 500 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 254135  
Subject: Re: Fields for GTR1 Date: 10/5/2012 2:29 PM
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I did a search as you mentioned and came up with this post from 2009 which is his most recent mentioning 'elqw.v'.

This excerpt would indicate that elq.v is the regularized 'elqw.v'.

Already Regularized Fields

Two fields are already regularized: elq.v and rce.v. For discussion of the irregularities in elq.v, see http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=25831116 ; for rce.v (and the demolition of SOS_Ancer), see http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=26297985 .

Note that I have removed the 'w' from elqw.v, which means some screen URLs will require slight changes. I have also changed the way I regularize the field: I've scrapped the convoluted procedure for recovering values outside the currently accepted range from of -300% and 300%, and instead, I zero-out values outside this range from 1986 through 1996, leaving the field consistently within the range of -300% to 300% over the entire length of the backtest. I also set the field to zero whenever eslq.v is not positive, consistent with Value Line's current practice.

I must admit,however, I do not always (or even often) understand what Robbie is saying. I just do not function at his wave length.

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