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by jc6309
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Emerging Markets - Extending historical returns
Replies: 22
Views: 5839

Re: Emerging Markets - Extending historical returns

Earlier I had pm'd Siamon re another matter and had therein mentioned I was in favor of this extension to the EM category. As an afterthought, I should have put a separate message of approval here. (Tyler9000 said it better, "Decent data is better than no data")
by jc6309
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]
Replies: 1166
Views: 700824

Re: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]

Siamond
Re Hits, you are undercounting. I have used the short form download once and the traditional twice so far. As to the spreadsheet, remembering G.E.P. Box --Essentially all models are wrong, some are useful -- Simba is very useful.
Thanks
by jc6309
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]
Replies: 1166
Views: 700824

Re: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]

Siamond
An addendum
OS is win 10 64 bit
The pie chart shows properly on LibreOffice 6.0
by jc6309
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]
Replies: 1166
Views: 700824

Re: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]

Siamond
Re today's draft 17b, the pie chart in Analyze Portfolios is not showing properly om my MS office 2007. There's some overprinting towards the bottom and the ASSETS in the title has two exceedingly heavy black bars obscuring it. another artifact of Office 2007?
jc6309
by jc6309
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]
Replies: 1166
Views: 700824

Re: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]

Siamond

When is the appropriate time to comment on your work-in-progress (16d)? (It's very minor and certainly can wait.)

Thanks
jc6309
by jc6309
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]
Replies: 1166
Views: 700824

Re: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]

siamond Per your gracious Mar 15 response to my MS Office 2007 Excel problem wherein you reverted the correlation and covariance functions to their pre-Office 2010 status, I have a question as to whether this was the proper long term approach? My tactic, after wrestling with the chagrin of using an ...
by jc6309
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]
Replies: 1166
Views: 700824

Re: Simba's backtesting spreadsheet [a Bogleheads community project]

Re 16c. Using win10, MS2007 excel and Monday's 16c, when I go to the Compare_Portfolios sheet, beta row 114 (and alpha row 97) shows as #Name?. If I then transfer the file via thumb drive to my decrepit linux laptop, with libreoffice v5.3 installed, and save as ods, the calculations are then complet...