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Update On The Auggie Versus The Experts Stock Picking Contest
A quick update for new readers. On January 1st comedian Auggie Smith threw ten darts at the Wall Street Journal stock page to come up with his “ten stocks for 2011”. Throughout the year we have been comparing the results … Continue reading
Stunning News! Auggie’s Dart Throwing Portfolio In The Lead!
As regular readers will remember, at the beginning of this year we decided to see if comedian Auggie Smith, who has absolutely no investment knowledge or experience, could beat the stock picking experts. After consuming several cocktails Auggie threw darts … Continue reading
Auggie’s Dart Throwing Portfolio Pulls Into Second Place!
You may remember that at the first of the year comic Auggie Smith challenged Kiplingers Magazine and a Vanguard Index Fund for the title “stock picker of 2011”. Auggie threw darts to choose his ten best stocks. Kiplinger employed several … Continue reading
Auggie Smith’s Ten Stocks For 2011! Can He Beat Kiplingers and Vanguard?
Recently I have been ranting about “stock pickers” – making the case that a retarded monkey throwing darts could beat most of the financial publications and their choices for “stocks to buy this year”. I think the dismal showing for both Smart … Continue reading