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REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Taylor Larimore » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:12 pm

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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Post by *3!4!/5! » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:12 pm

2686.60

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2394.66

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2385.71

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2350.77


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2248.99 :moneybag :moneybag

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2425.26

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2126.89

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Post by k66 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:21 pm

3328.28
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2663.00

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2323.23

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2126.94
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1789.19
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2420.00

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Post by Roverdog » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:38 pm

2449.05

Thanks to Taylor and Ralph!

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2354.54

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1689.50

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2222.22

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2364.10

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Post by EyeYield » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:42 pm

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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Post by hornet96 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:44 pm

I hope I'm wrong, but here is my guess:

2013.41

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Post by tennisplyr » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:44 pm

2385.99

Thanks and have a happy and a healthy new year
Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.

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Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:45 pm

2358.13

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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Post by mickeyd » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:46 pm

2350.77 has to be the winner this year as I continue to use my "add 5%" rule that has not worked yet...
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Post by Azathoth » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:47 pm

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Post by jfn111 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:47 pm

2126.1

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Post by Mel Lindauer » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:48 pm

1835.35. Hope I'm way off on the downside.
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Post by jjbychko » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:49 pm

2017.17

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Post by tomd37 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:49 pm

2188.46
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Post by JWooden10 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:50 pm

2306. Thanks!

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