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Subject:  Re: KEN FISHER AND MI Date:  8/27/2000  12:14 AM
Author:  Rayvt Number:  78169 of 277862

<<Do you by any chance know what kind of Russell 2000 puts he was referring to? >>

"Put protection costs me too much to put on very often. When you do it buy Russell 2000 puts that are about five percent out of the money for about 10 months.
Ken Fisher."


"Regarding your question about what I would if we get to the fork in the road and I decide it's a bear market: I'd keep my super cap stocks and overlay them with a Russell 2000 put that was about 10-11 months in duration and 5% out of the money. As the bear market would unfold small caps would fall more than big caps and the put would increase in value more than the super caps would fall, allowing you to actually make money and stall off capital gains for awhile."
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