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Subject:  Re: Slightly OT: Date:  6/15/2002  10:14 AM
Author:  zJohnR Number:  41861 of 50600

On the stop-loss-no-matter-what, I have to take exception in a market like this.

Different strokes for different folks. In my case, I have no doubt that if I placed a stop-loss in a market like this, the stock would take a one day price dip which triggered the stop-loss. And then it would immediately jump back up. So I'd be sold out at a loss, but the stock would not have crashed. Yuck!

As for ideas ... no, not me. That's why I'm lurking around on MF ... because I haven't a clue myself as to what to do. The only thing I seem to get a positive return on lately is bond mutual funds. But that'll change as soon as interest rates start rising again. If only I knew when that was going to happen ... ;-)

-john in Ithaca
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