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Is it just me, or is anyone else wondering if they should start investing in real life like they do in CAPS?


Of course, a lot of my CAPS gains have come about through shorting. Since the majority of funds in my real portfolio reside in my 401(k) or IRAs, I can't short. (Margin is usually not allowed in retirement accounts.)


Also, accuracy doesn't matter so much in real life. I tried calling my discount broker yesterday and complaining that my portfolio total should be higher because I had an accuracy rate of 83.4%. The lady just hung up on me.


Ah well.


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