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Dave,

 

I've looked at my ended picks too on occasion.

 

My thinking is that whenever I end a pick, I need to immediately repick it, unless I think the company is fairly valued and thusly will perform in line with the S&P. To do otherwise, would be "cheating" CAPS of my opinion if you will because by ending my pick, I cease to be an active influence on the star rating. So far, it's worked out pretty well, with the exception of LVS (up 20 points from where I ended my outperform *sob*).

 

The other thing you want to consider - being a numbers geek naturally, is did your ended pick actually cost you points when compared to the S&P over the same timeframe?

 

I wouldn't be crying if my outperform call that I ended only rose 5% versus a 10% rise in the S&P yes?

 

Perhaps this will avoid some crying in the beer tonight eh? :)

 

 

 

 

 

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