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Author: opihiman911 Two stars, 250 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 253093  
Subject: Re: Real Life MI Testimonial Date: 11/7/2012 3:08 PM
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Thanks for posting your real life results. While the end results may not seem that impressive, the bottom line is you beat the SP over the last 5 years, better than over 80% of the "professional" money managers who consistantly underperform the SP.

I too have been practicing MI since the Foolish4, Spark & Keystone days and have had realtime market beating results. I'm not sure the problem you are having with your YEY screen. I personally have used YEY 1-3(or4) HTD6 for that past 6-8 years and have been very happy with it.

Not sure if it is your weekly trade of one stock or what, but if you do a simple backtest of the YEY HTD that I use the retuns are more that acceptable and pretty much what I've experienced: http://backtest.org/8912uHD(YLDEARNYEAR)13s6
Looking at YEY2 it is even better, so much better I may have to give it a look at for this coming year blend:
http://backtest.org/8912uHD(YLDEARNYEAR2)13s6

Anyways I think you can see that you are on the right track with MI and your blend of screens. The PIH & Fundi/Mo_Joe families of screens are great additions. You might want to give the YEY family a little more time, it appears to be a consistant screens that just keeps plodding along. Add in a simple, not to hyper trigger happy timing signal like the 99 day no high, bernie cutoff or 180 day negative SMA slope and I think you will smooth out the rough times and be good able to stick through MI during the good, bad and ugly time of investing.

Good luck and here is to another sucessful 15 years of MI investing.

Cory
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