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Jim Van Meerten is an advisor to Marketocracy Capital Management and writes on financial subjects here and on Barchart Portfolio Blogs. He earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and attended... More
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  • I Challenge Warren Buffet 2 comments
    Jan 19, 2013 4:33 PM | about stocks: BRK.A

    They say the best way to make your goals come true is to put them in writing and publish them to let all your friends know what they are. For years I have said that an individual investor following a few simple rules can beat a professional investor.

    This year I'm going to show not just 1 but 3 different ways an individual investor can even beat Warren Buffet. I'm going to take 3 of my Marketocracy funds and share all the trades on Barchart, Seeking Alpha, ValueForum and my Facebook pages, I'll let Ken Kam of Marketocracy Capital management keep score and at the end of the year we'll publish the results and see if Warren Buffet or I win.

    The funds I'll use on Marketocracy will be VMNHI, VMSPC and VMVLS.

    Let the game Begin.

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    Stocks: BRK.A
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  • DQJS24
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    Very intriguing, hope you meet your goal!
    19 Jan 2013, 10:36 PM Reply Like
  • Jim Van Meerten
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    Author’s reply » I intend to, but so does Warren
    22 Jan 2013, 08:50 AM Reply Like
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