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December 2006



Future Value

December 27, 2006 – Comments (2)

The Future Value technique is one that I use when evaluating my real-life purchases. In short, you estimate earnings growth and the future P/E of a company, which then shows you what the stock would be priced at if it were to meet your estimates. It's a great way to see what a company needs to do to meet your wanted return-on-investment. Here's my detailed lesson on it:  [more]



My CAPS Strategy

December 19, 2006 – Comments (1)

I use CAPS as a sort of watch list, "if I had done that" sort of a tool. I try short-term strategies, playing the swings, that type of thing, and I also try underperform calls on companies I'm suspicious of. CAPS is just a game - you won't strike out. So, I like to try different things. What got me out of the hole with a score of -250 in the summer was largely because of me shorting renewable and alternative energy stocks that had been hyped up with nothing behind them. Seth and Russell definitely got me some great ideas in this area.   [more]



What I've Learned So Far

December 01, 2006 – Comments (4)

I've learned a lot about investing since getting started last July, and my style's evolved somewhat as well.  [more]

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