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<<The best way to get past a mistake is to admit it and move on. You jumped the gun on Yahoo. Admit
it and move on. Big deal. >>

Do you really think this decision wasn't thought out? Have you read the buy report? Do you really think Tom, Phil, Al, and Rob wouldn't thoroughly think through an investment decision like this for the RM portfolio?

I am not suggesting that you must agree with them, or that they are right, even. But for you to suggest that they somehow "jumped the gun" here is, well, in my tiny little opinion, foolish with a little "f".

And as far as the percentage thing that Tom talked about, they put the same amount of money into the Yahoo purchase (roughly $2,000) as they did all the others. I can't speak for Tom, but I think his implication was that should they be wrong (which can certainly happen to everyone now and then) they haven't committed more to the Yahoo investment than they have any of the past RM purchases, therefore it *is* by default, only 6.6% of the port for now, and much more of the portfolio is being carried by companies such as CSCO and MSFT (because of the appreciation of those companies' stock prices)...It's not like they just willy-nilly threw 6.6% of the port into something just because it was 6.6% and only 6.6%...


Lou


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