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Money that is Foolishly invested must should have some time to rest before getting moved.

If you were to begin your Foolish Four cycle, say on April 1, and then keep buying more of the four stocks you bought, two problems would arise which would negate your Foolishness:

1) The stocks you buy later on will not have a full year to rest--increased volitility. The limit of this trend approaches daytrading. Blech.

2) The stocks that are the Foolish Four stocks on Fool's Day are not necessarily the Foolish Four stocks on other days of the year. So, put simply, if you were to buy these stocks when they are not the Foolish Four stocks, you would not be buying Foolish Four stocks.

If you would like to invest money at different times during the year using the F4 approach, do just that. I don't think there is anything wrong with having a few different cycles going on except that this practice would involve extra commisions.

-etan
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