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by techboy
Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:50 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How to be a successful investor
Replies: 11
Views: 2504

Re: How to be a successful investor

Larry, Excellent article, thank you for sharing. In terms of attempting to capture the small and value premia you discuss in the article for the international side, would you have a preference between DLS and one of the RAFI funds (SFILX or PDN) for someone without access to DFA? I ask because I als...
by techboy
Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Gold and God
Replies: 39
Views: 4636

Re: Gold and God

Some anthropologists suggest that Christianity is a slightly veiled form of "Son" worship. "Some anthropologists" are clueless, then, because that play on words only works in English, not Hebrew, Aramaic, or Greek. It is interesting, though, to kick around just why gold has come to have such value.
by techboy
Wed Nov 10, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New Wiki article: "Three-fund portfolio"
Replies: 39
Views: 11074

Re: What is downside of three fund portfolio

realitytruthprozac wrote:But, does "Hi" mean "Hi growth", where Low means "value" ?
Just the opposite. "Hi" refers to high book/price ratio, which means that "hi" is value.
by techboy
Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Some Dramatic Changes Coming in 10-year Performance Records
Replies: 29
Views: 5774

William Bernstein pointed out that in the late 1800s, past performance would say you should invest in England. Yet the US was the winner over the next 100 years. Now we are fixated on the US, despite the likelihood that we are in England's position of that era. It is true that past performance is n...