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Better portfolios can be made from low PE, slow growth companies bought at bargains. They offer slow but predictable growth, dividends and lower volatility.

Possibly, LKKat, but...

My best performing stocks have more than doubled in the last year. They have outrageous P/E ratios. But they also propelled my returns higher than the return of the most common indices. Isn't the real purpose of spiffy pops (ugh, I hate that name, it's embarrassing to even type it :) ), to goose the performance of the lower P/E stocks that form the backbone of a good port? Isn't that we all have the brash egos that demand that we pick our own stocks instead of buying an index, or a mutual fund? If you can't trust yourself to find another Whole Foods, a Netflix, a DDD, an Apple, a ... whatever, why take the risk of choosing individual stocks to begin with?

Give me wildcards, or give me ... dividends! :)

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