REGISTRATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Igglesman » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:29 pm

1383.37
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by DarinFred » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:31 pm

1440.28

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by momar » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:58 pm

1429.50
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Christine_NM » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:16 pm

1410.81

Same as last year. We'll get there some year.
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by BostonBoy » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:17 pm

1386.0 Always the optimist............

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by jdrmlr » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:25 pm

1320.00
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Post by stan1 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:27 pm

1371

With some RBDs along the way.

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by chaz » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:32 pm

1392.

Sorry for duplicate post.
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by chaz » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:32 pm

1392.
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Minot » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:36 pm

1483.97

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Post by pjtallman » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:37 pm

1434.0

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Post by Gauntlet » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:38 pm

1459.44

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Post by JerryK » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:50 pm

1358.2

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Post by Brian96 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:55 pm

1509.12

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Kevin M » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:12 pm

1510 - I think we're ready for a surprise on the upside.
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by no_name » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:18 pm

S&P 500: 1420

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by cudaman » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:29 pm

1396.96

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by BobSail » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:49 pm

1364.54 - just recycling guess from 2011 since we're at the same starting point!
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by bf0123 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:58 pm

Greetings! My guess: 1483.97.

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by mickeyd » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:01 pm

I'll stick with 1325.00 for another year.
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by 260chrisb » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:11 pm

1466.

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Post by Mudpuppy » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:24 pm

1333.06

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Post by Lieuallen » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:28 pm

1370.78 (here's hoping!)

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Post by Ice-9 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:31 pm

1419.86

Come on big money, big money, no whammies!

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by grabiner » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:35 pm

I will follow the same baby bear strategy as last year, predicting 1131.84, a 10% drop. (I was only off by 10% last year.)
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by amarone » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:46 pm

1333.

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Groundhog » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:35 pm

1301.66

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Post by spin_echo » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:42 pm

1306 (I think that is what I guessed next year, or at least close, anyway)

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Dan_NoVA » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:57 pm

1358.13

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by JDaniels » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:04 pm

1320.48
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by bac573 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:17 pm

1214.16


Thanks.
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by pjstack » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:23 pm

1383.36

( A 10% increase. Hey, it could happen!)
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Post by ABQ4804 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:47 pm

1363.13

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by runner9 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:50 pm

1322.69

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by Toons » Sun Jan 01, 2012 8:55 pm

1365.95 :shock: :shock:
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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by MarkNYC » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:07 pm

1391.00

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Re: 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST Guesstimate 1313.14

Post by wlpotts » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:07 pm

Lots of research on this..... 1313.14

Good luck to all.

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Post by Van » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:17 pm

1471.39

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Post by RJB » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:32 pm

1381.25

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Post by kingsnake » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:34 pm

1374.33 :lol

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Post by bdavidson » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:55 pm

1291.84

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Post by grok87 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:54 pm

my prediction is 1417.
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Post by investor » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:03 pm

1422.22
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Post by SleepyTime » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:27 pm

1408.6

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Post by centrifuge41 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:29 pm

Since the S&P 500 has barely moved, I'll re-use last year's guess of 1178.23, and see how it goes this time!

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Post by james22 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:34 pm

900.00

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Post by Munir » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:40 pm

1357.60

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Post by Cb » Sun Jan 01, 2012 11:42 pm

1360.00

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Re: REGISTERATION FOR 2012 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

Post by sperry8 » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:23 am

1219.29

I finished 113th in 2011.
I finished 53rd in 2010.
Good thing I just buy and hold :wink:
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Post by TdF fan » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:36 am

1446.24

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