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Subject:  Re: loking for a good price. Yes or No? Date:  6/6/2015  4:57 PM
Author:  pauleckler Number:  3797 of 3816

There's more than one strategy for successful investing. TMF tries to educate and let the investor decide what best fits their style.

TMFers are mostly fundamentalists. They believe that stocks with good earnings potential are the ones to own. Growth investors can buy at any time provided the stock is not too far over valued. Value investors prefer to pick out the good companies that are undervalued.

I would suspect that both groups can present data showing their philosophy works. But your choice should be guided by what works now, in present circumstances, in the timeframe you have in mind, and for the stocks you are comfortable with.

You will not find many value investors buying Amazon as it is a high PE low profit (invest it all in future growth) company. But even growth investors can do well to buy on dips.

Sounds like they got you thinking about it, which is exactly what they had in mind.
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