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Subject:  Trends: Follow or Fight? Date:  11/20/2008  8:05 PM
Author:  dixonge Number:  266876 of 624960

I have finally, after a long struggle and many failures to do what I say, *finally* begun making money in a down market. First I stopped buying and holding. Now I'm through with simply getting out and going all cash. It's just too dang easy to profit off of a falling market these days. Inverse ETF's and put options are as close as a click of the mouse. It is ridiculously easy to get approved for option spreads.

Me, I'm through with wringing my hands while my nest egg shrivels to nothing. What about you? If the trend is down will you still make money or will you sit paralyzed on the sidelines? Will you sit on your cash while waiting and waiting and waiting for the bottom while listening to the talking heads discuss capitulation?

Will you continue to fight the trend, or will you follow it?
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