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The level of militant stupidity on this board is always truly amazing. Mad Capitalist is a good example, but there are others.

That is why it is best, if you want good advice, to go to boards where people actually know things. Or are willing to learn. The FT-Talk board, for example, has numerous people who actually know stuff, and others who are eagerly learning. Then there are places here, like Mishedelo's board, Rat's board, and the MI boards where people actually try to solve problems.

Some of the posters here are simply pathological.

That said, PKunden makes an excellent point. I do not subscribe to Gorilla, but I know the problem, and it is a problem with CANSLIM also. You find a collection of good stocks and get fully invested. Then you find something else that looks equally great, and there is no clear algorithm for knowing whether or not to switch, or what to sell. Or, you sell a couple of stocks because they go through their stops, and there are 15 that look equally good, but you cannot reasonably buy them all.

The advantage of a FastBreak system is that you always hold N stocks, unless you get a market timing sell signal. This may or may not be optimal - who can tell - but it makes the decision and you do not have to spend a lot of time pondering. The same is true for the stuff on the MI board. It sure avoids a lot of agonizing.
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