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by JDV
Fri Feb 27, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: ilYzyPKPwhICaq
Replies: 88
Views: 78611

Hi David, Yes, there are some simple screens that can help you locate troubled companies. And, you're right, it's not nearly the heavy lifting that I do. But, it also seems like this is difficult to backtest though. In real-time, I'm sniffing around the Enron type companies. I don't always find them...
by JDV
Thu Feb 26, 2004 4:51 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: ilYzyPKPwhICaq
Replies: 88
Views: 78611

Dear lperepol, You stated that ironically your model didn't work well on the short side. My day job is as a forensic analyst uncovering shorting opportunities, working for one of the larger short sellers in the market. I'd just make a couple of observations that might help. 1.) The performance of lo...