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Bogleheads:

Ralph and I are pleased to announce Registration for the 2017 Boglehead Contest.

In 2016 we had 600 Bogleheads register. "Riverdog" (ranked 191 in 2015) was our overall winner and will receive two books: Choice of a Jack Bogle book and choice of a Boglehead book.

The Rules:

*Forecast the closing price of the S&P 500 Index on December 31, 2017.
*Only one guess (no percentages and no changes).
*In the event of ties, the first forecast wins.
*Registration ends 12:00 midnight ET, January 10, 2017
*Post your forecast below.

HAPPY NEW YEAR and GOOD LUCK !!

Taylor and Ralph Arvesen (programmer)
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2326.55 - Same as the last two years.
Maybe I'll be able to say I was right, just early. :mrgreen:
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I hope I'm wrong, but here is my guess:

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Thanks and have a happy and a healthy new year
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My highly precise scientific analysis is based on my 367th place finish from 2016.

offset = 3 = 367 - (100*3 + 2^6 + 0*7)

Fibonacci series starting at an offset of 3 = 2, 3, 5, 8, 13
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