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by DougAllen
Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:14 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Going against the crowd isn’t easy
Replies: 10
Views: 10243

Hi BARLI, When I first started out I learned a lot from watching an interview with Sir John Templeton. Something he said struck me, and coincidentally is pretty much in alignment with the Turtle philosophy. Somewhere in the world there's always a bull market (or trend). My strategy is quantitative, ...
by DougAllen
Fri Jun 16, 2006 4:06 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Going against the crowd isn’t easy
Replies: 10
Views: 10243

Hi Barli, My first experience going against the crowd was in 1997 when I saw that the mutual funds I was holding in my retirement account had made a total of 2% in the previous 8 years. Not 2% per year, a total of 2%. I decided out of desparation that I couldn't do any worse by trying to time the ma...