19th Apr '13


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Murakami, the reason I haven't subscribed to Pro yet is that imo the stock screen has little validity if its results cannot be backtested. The alternative is to wait several years to see how things work out which is not a good option for the trader or for Stockopedia. I've been using screening for several years & have no doubt what so ever it has…

The current top ten stocks ranked by Mcap from the Smallcap index have also gone up over 70%(plus 3% divi) from 1st Jan 2012 to 1st Jan 2013. No rebalancing trade costs every quarter and a spread average of around just 1%. There are many ways to skin a cat. KLR, SPRT, TCG, 888, NTG, FSJ, STHR, GNC, CINE, BRAM.

Gentlemen, you are missing something about Coke. It was a household name when Buffett first purchased it. It wasn't a tinpot Aim stock but has a competitive advantage that Buffett thought would be hard to better. So instead of looking at the bottom end of the Mcaps we should be looking for a Bluechip contender, Something that you could purchase in Fund Manager size that…

Don't forget Jim Slater also used three month, six month and 12 month Relative Strength as a signal to exit trades. On that basis he would not be holding GBO or IDH. SUN is doubtful but the other stocks pass the RS test.

I'm an avid follower of James O'Shaughnessy after having studied his book What Works On Wall Street. There's little doubt that Price Sales Ratio + High Relative Strength should outperform other multiples over the long term. Finding an additional feature such as an earnings surprise to give additional momentum is just one of many criteria that can be used. The additional momentum could also come…

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