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Subject: Re: Tumblin', Stumblin', Fumblin' Date: 1/22/2001 11:59 PM
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Well, the 8% has been a problem for me. I have used it as a stop loss in the past only to find that trading can be so volatile intraday that I get booted out of a stock only to have it recover nicely. I know it's sort of a better-safe-than-sorry policy, cut your losses short and all that, but if it happens a few times in a short period of time (rolling the money into a different stock each time), you can still be down 30% plus in no time. It's not necessarily better than buy-to-hold LT if you know your stock very well.

If there's really something going on and the company isn't forthcoming about it even now, they've moved into shareholder lawsuit territory.

At this point I can only laugh at the irony in the fact that this is a company that sells risk management software for investors.


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