Here are the purchases I made in my IRA on 1/22/07.
For reference, I base my system on the Unemotional Growth System from the book The Unemotional Investor by Robert Sheard, with the following modifications. First, I look at the top 20 stocks. In addition, I have found that avoiding the stocks that have a high percentage of shorted shares and investing when the Value Line weekly Rank 1 turnover is low are good additions to his Unemotional Growth criteria. I did not rigorously test these additional criteria. However, in the year that I have been using this system, the additional criteria have worked well.
I like the systems provided by The Unemotional Investor, because they have buy and sell signals. And it takes the emotion out of buying and selling a stock. To note, I still use some judgement since I don't always follow the rules exactly:-)
For more information on the The Unemotional Investor styles, see the book by Robert Sheard.
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