REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by k66 » Sat May 05, 2018 9:39 am

In addition to learning about the futility of predicting markets, it seems we are also learning the virtues of good oral hygiene...!
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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by LadyGeek » Sat May 05, 2018 10:13 am

Yes, but I'm more concerned about our 5th and 6th place entries. :annoyed

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Rank	Name	        Guess	+ / -
1	VictoriaF 	2666.66	(3.24)
2	badbreath 	2672.00	(8.58)
3	amarone 	2672.99	(9.57)
4	theduke 	2673.61	(10.19)
5	Citigroup ♦	2675.00	(11.58)
6	HSBC ♦	        2650.00	(13.42)
7	Path2FIRE 	2643.15	(20.27)
8	Soaker 	        2690.80	(27.38)
9	squawkident 	2700.20	(36.78)
10	Dadarkar 	2626.16	(37.26)
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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Miriam2 » Sat May 05, 2018 2:41 pm

alisa4804 wrote: Victoria, today you have overcome "bad breath"
and are again in 1st place!
Congrats!
Good grief - this will all go to Victoria's head. One can only imagine her new signature . . .

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by VictoriaF » Thu May 10, 2018 11:02 am

LadyGeek wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 10:13 am
Yes, but I'm more concerned about our 5th and 6th place entries. :annoyed

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Rank	Name	        Guess	+ / -
1	VictoriaF 	2666.66	(3.24)
2	badbreath 	2672.00	(8.58)
3	amarone 	2672.99	(9.57)
4	theduke 	2673.61	(10.19)
5	Citigroup ♦	2675.00	(11.58)
6	HSBC ♦	        2650.00	(13.42)
7	Path2FIRE 	2643.15	(20.27)
8	Soaker 	        2690.80	(27.38)
9	squawkident 	2700.20	(36.78)
10	Dadarkar 	2626.16	(37.26)
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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by VictoriaF » Thu May 10, 2018 11:03 am

Miriam2 wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 2:41 pm
alisa4804 wrote: Victoria, today you have overcome "bad breath"
and are again in 1st place!
Congrats!
Good grief - this will all go to Victoria's head. One can only imagine her new signature . . .
Great idea, Miriam! I will start inventing my new signature right now,

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Daryl » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:39 pm

My year-end prediction may have been a bit premature (3131.31). I'll be carrying that forward to next year!

After all these months, VictoriaF has returned to the top of the leaderboard!

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by teacher » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:48 pm

Haven't taken our RMDs yet, so hoping for a Christmas Rally. At least it's somewhat consoling we haven't tanked to my 2424 prediction.....yet. :shock:

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by oldcomputerguy » Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:16 pm

LadyGeek wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 10:13 am
Yes, but I'm more concerned about our 5th and 6th place entries. :annoyed

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Rank	Name	        Guess	+ / -
1	VictoriaF 	2666.66	(3.24)
2	badbreath 	2672.00	(8.58)
3	amarone 	2672.99	(9.57)
4	theduke 	2673.61	(10.19)
5	Citigroup ♦	2675.00	(11.58)
6	HSBC ♦	        2650.00	(13.42)
7	Path2FIRE 	2643.15	(20.27)
8	Soaker 	        2690.80	(27.38)
9	squawkident 	2700.20	(36.78)
10	Dadarkar 	2626.16	(37.26)
Looks like as of today (November 20) the number 6 HSBC entry has leapfrogged up to first place, knocking Victoria off the pinnacle and down to number 3.

1 HSBC ♦ 2650.00 (1.35)
2 Path2FIRE 2643.15 (8.20)
3 VictoriaF 2666.66 (15.31)
4 badbreath 2672.00 (20.65)
5 amarone 2672.99 (21.64)
6 theduke 2673.61 (22.26)
7 Citigroup ♦ 2675.00 (23.65)
8 Dadarkar 2626.16 (25.19)
9 nordsteve 2626.00 (25.35)
10 Banjoman 2623.47 (27.88)

Meanwhile, I'm hanging in there at number 410. Oh, well... :?
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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Atomic » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:21 pm

Was feeling really good about the market earlier this week. Now I'm going to need a little bump to make this happen!

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2019 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Taylor Larimore » Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:51 pm

Bogleheads:

I will post a new Registration Announcement for the 2019 Boglehead Contest and its prizes on January 1, 2019.

Happy Holiday!

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2019 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by retiringwhen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:21 pm

Taylor Larimore wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:51 pm
Bogleheads:

I will post a new Registration Announcement for the 2019 Boglehead Contest and its prizes on January 1, 2019.

Happy Holiday!

Taylor
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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by minesweep » Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:13 pm

The S&P closed the year at 2506.85. The winner is "pjtallman" with a prediction of 2512.

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Grt2bOutdoors » Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:29 pm

Congratulations to pjtallman!
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Post by csmath » Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:53 pm

Congrats pjtallman!

chuck h and SHEEPDOG were looking good @ about 4 minutes until close and then BOOM 160 on the DOW in final 4 minutes!

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Raymond » Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:21 pm

I look forward to the establishment of pjtallman's hedge fund.

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The closest "professional" estimate was HSBC's, in 51st place.
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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by runner9 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:51 pm

I finished 12th. In my 6th year entering my best finished before was 125th. Lucky guess of course.

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by CollegePrudens » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:00 pm

I clocked in at #14. Not bad ;-)

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Re: REGISTRATION FOR 2018 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by VictoriaF » Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:15 am

minesweep wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:13 pm
The S&P closed the year at 2506.85. The winner is "pjtallman" with a prediction of 2512.

Boglehead Contest 2018
Congratulations, "pjtallman"!

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