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by Gauss
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: (June 2005) Credit Suisse beat David Webb on derivatives
Replies: 1
Views: 804

KY from Hong Kong, From the link you provided http://webb-site.com/articles/toxicon.htm , I have just noticed that many small listed companies, not novice individual investors, of Hong Kong were involved! Companies in this story: Art Textile (0565.hk) Asia Aluminium (0930.hk) Champion Tech (0092.hk)...
by Gauss
Wed Jan 09, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: International Bond Investing
Replies: 8
Views: 2433

Personally, international diversification is much stronger through international bonds than through international equity. ... Here is a decent article I read today while tracking my BWX. http://www.capitalspectator.com/WM/2007/12/bond_world.html Why is that not an advertisement? Decent or not? How ...
by Gauss
Tue Jan 08, 2008 11:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [Call for Papers] An exposition of EMH to moms and sons
Replies: 11
Views: 3420

KY from Hong Kong, Read Chapter 8 The Efficient Market Debate, in the book The Informed Investor: A hype-free guide to constructing a sound financial portfolio by Frank Armstrong, AMACOM/American Management Association; 2Rev Ed, 2003. (320 pages) Chapter 8. The Efficient Market Debate (p.75 - p.82) ...
by Gauss
Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:03 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM TAYLOR AND MEL
Replies: 15
Views: 4448

Re: Hi Guys

Video West Side Story - America http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QS7wWzwak4 Lyrics West Side Story - America http://www.westsidestory.com/site/level2/lyrics/america_movie.html AMERICA ANITA Puerto Rico, My heart’s devotion-- Let it sink back in the ocean. Always the hurricanes blowing, Always the po...
by Gauss
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:10 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: (Basic Q) Refuse to do the homework. Theory required?
Replies: 5
Views: 2289

66 0 ky 6 12 from Hong Kong If my son refused to do the homework assigned by the gurus, I would say "smart". But it is usually not the case! Read " Unconventional Success : A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investment by David F. Swensen, Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 2005" ...
by Gauss
Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Should I try and get my CFA?
Replies: 43
Views: 12211

Ironically, I have learned the majority of information regarding passive investing through the authors that post on this board along with reading as much as possible that I can about modern portfolio theory, the EMH, etc. On the contrary, the CFA program will give you the tools that you need to ana...
by Gauss
Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Mr. Martin Wheatley has resided at Hong Kong [ SFC ]
Replies: 5
Views: 2626

Re: Mr. Martin Wheatley has resided at Hong Kong [ SFC ]

Play Emperor's New Clothes?? Take on the street : what Wall Street and corporate America don't want you to know : what you can do to fight back / Arthur Levitt with Paula Dwyer, Pantheon; 1st edition, October 2002. (352 pages) http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?z=y&EAN=9...
by Gauss
Sun Nov 25, 2007 9:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Paul Farrell vs Jim Cramer
Replies: 14
Views: 4726

Some more information about Paul B. Farrell: As a young man, Dr. Farrell served in Korea with the United States Marine Corps. He was a staff sergeant and an aviation radar and computer technician. Gauß PS. You may say my work is worthless, but this is the homework (e.g. largely a matter of copying) ...
by Gauss
Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:05 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: International contest of selling ELN [Emerging Markets]
Replies: 1
Views: 1645

Re: International contest of selling ELN [Emerging Markets]

International contest of selling ELN [Emerging Markets] Your comments please! Prologue . http://diehards.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6944 . http://diehards.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5830 We all know that "Selling a Put Option of a Stock" is of high , if not infinite, risk . Personally I kne...
by Gauss
Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: Non-US Investing
Topic: [No 1 globally] Come to play WARRANTS at Hong Kong
Replies: 9
Views: 8586

Re: [No 1 globally] Come to play WARRANTS at Hong Kong

Ladies and Gentlemen, your participation please!

Gauß
by Gauss
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Active management by individual investors is a Loser's Game
Replies: 18
Views: 5499

Re: re: stock pickers

660ky612 from Hong Kong , Stock pickers may be individual investors, market gurus, analysts(so-called) and fund managers. The market gurus in the media inform or teach the general investing public . stock news and events, jargons (vocabulary), stock fundamental; . obtain profit, cut-loss, technical...
by Gauss
Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Active management by individual investors is a Loser's Game
Replies: 18
Views: 5499

re: stock pickers

660ky612 from Hong Kong , Stock pickers may be individual investors, market gurus, analysts(so-called) and fund managers. The market gurus in the media inform or teach the general investing public . stock news and events, jargons (vocabulary), stock fundamental; . obtain profit, cut-loss, technical...
by Gauss
Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Active management is a Loser's Game
Replies: 32
Views: 9978

Re: Active management is a Loser's Game

Hi Bogleheads: Today, in another Conversation, a Boglehead from Hong Kong asked for evidence (with sources) that "active management is a loser's game." I am happy to oblige: "A low-cost index fund is the most sensible equity investment for the great majority of investors. My mentor, ...
by Gauss
Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:52 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Let's come straight down to business.
Replies: 13
Views: 2949

Re: Let's come straight down to business.

Thanks for reply, "Come straight down to business" is very important, as for an average person, even if you gave me a library or an encyclopedia, it would not be very much useful. Of course, if I meet an investment advisor (think of the owner of this forum also), he/she would probably also...
by Gauss
Tue Sep 25, 2007 8:46 am
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Let's come straight down to business.
Replies: 13
Views: 2949

Let's come straight down to business.

Howdy,

Let's come straight down to business.


Age group: Late thirties to early forties,
Time to keep the portfolio: at least twenty years.

What ETFs to purchase for a budget of USD 100,000?


Gauss

PS. May I ask the above question once a month?