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I don't know who Greg Witt is but some stocks do seem to "roll" or "surf" almost like they were making up their mind on if they should start rising or falling. In theory you could buy the stock on the up half then sell it and short it on the down half, but stocks also stop rolling at times and if they do it in the wrong place you'll loose money. Taking advantage of them probably has more risk than doing the long-term-buy-and-hold methods the Motley Fool preaches. If you do this, please monitor the progress of the stock at least daily so that a bad turn would have minimum impact.

Look at the chart for Maytag:MYG for a stock that seems to have been rolling recently (about 2 months per cycle). Maybe you could use it as a test case to see if you were successful in programming TC/2000 to identify such stocks.

. Ed
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