No. of Recommendations: 0
Well, if you want an index fund, why should it be the S&P? Look at a chart of IWM, QQQ, and SPY. IWM does the best. QQQ is second.

If you want a list of stocks to consider, look at the "Overlaps" on the MI boards. These are stocks picked by some of the MI systems. They make good candidates for consideration.

So far as MF advice on stocks, I once (quite some time ago) followed their model portfolios. They bought 3COM and rode it for a double. Then they rode it down and finally sold it for a loss. "Pathetic", said Eeyore, "and no better from this side." Anyway, I gave up on following their stuff after that. I did make money on 3COM, though.
Print the post  


The Retirement Investing Board
This is the board for all discussions related to Investing for and during retirement. To keep the board relevant and Foolish to everyone, please avoid making any posts pertaining to political partisanship. Fool on and Retire on!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.