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Subject:  What's that old data phrase....? Date:  12/5/2000  3:15 PM
Author:  BruceBrown Number:  18934 of 123822

Nice day in the markets, huh?

I forget the exact data, but it's something like only 10 days per year - on average - account for the majority of the gains. Not being in the market on those 10 days can have the obvious effect of altering one's returns.

Being that it is a historical year and depending on what the market does by the close, it would be fitting to have yet another historical record set today for the single largest percentage gain in one day on the Nasdaq. If so, I guess today would qualify as one of those 10 days per year that one would like to have been 'in the market'.

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