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6000 6 5.71%
7000 6 5.71%
8000 5 4.76%
9000 15 14.29%
10000 30 28.57%
11000 32 30.48%
12000 9 8.57%
13000 0 0%
14000 2 1.90%
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Old 01-02-2010, 04:06 PM   #61
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My guess for the Dow on Dec 31, 2009 was 9658, a special number for me.

My WAG (and that is all that it will be ) for the Dow on 12/31/2010 is 9627, a special number for my Mom.

If you see some vague correlation in those numbers, what are those odds?

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Old 01-03-2010, 04:15 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by clifp View Post
The Dow finished at 10,428 and the S&P at 1,115

Ron's "guess" was off by 59 points or tiny .56% error rate an impressive guess prediction and is the official winner. Look for him on CNBC soon , I'll contact him regarding his prize.
Thanks- I'll take the CNBC job if I can work from home

Oh, and thanks for giving us Senator Burris

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Old 01-03-2010, 07:25 AM   #63
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Originally Posted by MichaelB View Post
The Cubs will win the world series
My kids will be thankful for all I have done for them
My wife will appreciate me
President Obama will fix all our problems
Ex-president Bush will admit he was wrong
The Dow will rise 25%
I didn't get one right. Getting them all wrong is just as hard and almost as noteworthy as getting them all right. Good news is I never invest based on my own predictions 'cause I know I won't get them right.

Also Michael B bold predictions win the best sardonic response
clifp, my post was not sarcasm, it was hope, and the only one I was close on was the Dow...
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I didn't get one right.
You probably held your crystal ball upside down...
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Old 01-03-2010, 08:50 AM   #65
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