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That is decidedly difficicult to practice --- My best successes have come when I have been able to overcome the tendency to doubt my picks when they start to go the wrong way,; my worst failures when i try to chase the latest hot sectors-- my radar that detects trend changes is pretty wonky -- I have to buy too early -- while a stock is still going down, then hang on for at least 2 years , and sell too early ( while it is still going up) -- this is the opposite to the IBD approach -- but it's worked for me over 15 years, anf the other approach doesn't. I hope the CAPS community will help me stay true to my singles-hitting style and help me to become a better investor -- go Ichiro

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