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As usual, I have very simple views on the subjects mentioned in this thread:

1) Plodders plod. Some folks think slow growers (plodders) are great because they provide "stability".... but so does an anchor. Growth is key to wealth, not plodding.... unless you're willing to wait decades for a payoff that otherwise is feasible in just a few years.

2) Corrections can be pretty amazing in their effect on one's portfolio. But companies growing at 60%-100%+ per year have a way of rewarding shareholders anyway.... if you're patient. You just have to remember that... or be prepared to chew a lot of Tums. ;)

3) Options are sometimes referred to as "weapons of mass destruction". A fabulous way to build.... or destroy... a portfolio. As with most things in life, wise choices are key.

I have (or a large proportion of my portfolio in call options and I've lost a bunch of money it seems. Not worried about it..... see #2 above.

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