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Subject:  Re: DRP & dollar-cost averaging Date:  5/19/1999  10:28 PM
Author:  TMFElwood Number:  8128 of 27957

Hi, Knavish!

Don't forget that with Foolish accounting, all costs associated with running a portfolio count against returns. With that in mind, all the startup fees (including the subscription to the MoneyPaper) will need to be overcome to compete with the S&P 500. Considering that that initial purchases in a Drip port are so small, it will take some time to make the initial fees negligible in comparison.

Thanks for posting and fool on!

Vince
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