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The question of what and who is likely to have an emotional response to someting is interesting.

However, it is more important to ask what is the correct response. I certainly have a lot more money now than I would have had if, since the first of the year, for example, I had been long index funds or just about any mutual fund you could mention. I have made the mistake of not shorting long enough or with enough money, but that is a mistake I intend to learn from.

Right now, 40% HSGFX, 40% DIGFX, and 20% cash looks pretty good, although I intend to put some of that cash into some corporate bond funds shortly. That is about 20% more money than if I had been in an index fund since the beginning of the year.

Going to cash, certain bond funds, and a hedged equity fund, was not an emotional response, but emotionally I feel pretty good about it.
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