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Consider it considered. And you are probably correct. Do you think it would have made any diff if my ROIC and Spark5 annuals weren't down 35 and 25% respectively since January?



Well...I sense that you are really frustrated. Most people who are involved with MI think that the screens will pick better stocks than they can pick, and feel that they are not capable of timing the market. We therefore feel that the best we can do is find the best screen and manage our risk properly.

You seem to feel that you are a pretty good stock picker and that you can tell when to be in the market and when to be out of it. It's as if the only thing that attracted you to MI was the high returns, and now that those have not materialized, you feel that you have been misled by the implied promise of the backtests.

Perhaps you will only solve this dilemma by picking your own stocks at your own times, and leaving MI to those who are not capable of doing so.

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