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Judging by the endless crime serials (CSI, NCIS, L&O) clogging TV channels, as audiences, we seem to invest much of our time in whodunits.

As investors, are our posting habits any different?

Here are the GG stock boards with the highest number of posts – and the performance of the stock's first rec:

GIGM (Jan '07) : 2486 posts : - 44%
CGA (Nov '08) : 1953 posts : + 210%
MPEl (Aug '07) : 1683 posts : - 37%
CMFO (Jun '09) : 1494 posts : + 74%
AIB (Mar '07) : 1199 posts : - 90%

From what I recall of the content on these boards, much of it is forensic, dramatic and intense. Made to order CSI?

In stark contrast, here's how much posting effort went into the top five money spinner stock boards, again based on performance of the first rec:
CEO (Jul '08) : 253 posts : + 56%
CGA (Nov '08) : 1953 posts : +210%
FMX (Apr '09) : 90 posts : +180%
MICC (Apr '09) : 116 posts : +129%
VEMTF (Jun '09) : 180 posts : + 114%

CGA, as I recall, was another 'forensic' case.

IOW, we seem to invest relatively little time, energy and knowhow in getting to know our best performers - why they're doing well, and what could make them do better.

Is our investing behavior simply a reflection of our TV watching behavior?

Which begs the question – as global investors (and GG team members) with about 60 recs to pick from across almost every continent, how are we doing as allocators of our own capital – particularly our own precious skills and efforts?
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