The Less I do, The Better I do

Posted on 2016-03-30 in misc • Tagged with Investing, Forex, Trading, Mutual Funds, Stocks • 1 min read

Somewhere between 2010 and and 2011 I stopped Forex Trading and stopped stock picking. It was just too much stress and felt very futile. Reviewing the market on a daily basis was exhausting and I even abandoned market timing with my models (the main gensis for this blog)! I took …


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Fidelity Low-Priced Stock - (FLPSX)

Posted on 2007-07-05 in Stocks • Tagged with Mutual Funds • 1 min read

FLPSX Returns Histogram

To illustrate that not all mutual fund returns are created equal, I present you with the Monte Carlo simulation for Fidelity's Low-priced Stock (FLPSX) mutual fund. I've been a long term investor in FLPSX and discovered that the returns are just skewed 57% toward the positive side for the past …


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Dodge & Cox Stock Fund - (DODGX)

Posted on 2007-07-04 in Stocks • Tagged with Mutual Funds • 1 min read

DODGX Returns Histogram

My wife owns Dodge & Cox's Stock Fund (DODGX) and its been a great performer for her account. I just wish they offered it in my 401K! Despite the nice trending chart below, DODGX is not without its risks.

I ran a quick Monte Carlo simulation and discovered quite a few …


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ProFunds UltraShort Emerging Markets - (UVPSX)

Posted on 2007-06-18 in Stocks • Tagged with Mutual Funds • 1 min read

Some trends go up, some go down. ProFunds UltraShort Emerging Markets is a mutual fund that shorts the Bank of New York Emerging Markets index. One day when the emerging markets sell off like hot cakes and keeps going down, this fund will reward its investors handsomely. In the meantime …


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Artisan International Investors - (ARTIX)

Posted on 2007-06-14 in Stocks • Tagged with Mutual Funds, Trends • 1 min read

I held this mutual fund (ARTIX) in my former employer's 401k plan. Too bad I had to sell my holdings when I transferred the account, this one was a great performer for me.

ARTIX, 6/13/2007

Fund Summary from Google Finance:

The (fund) investment seeks long-term capital growth. The fund invests primarily in …


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