The perfect MP3 player

Grant Shipley gshipley at
Mon Sep 19 14:48:29 MDT 2005

On 9/19/05, Dave Smith <DavidSmith at> wrote:

> Oh, and for the other poster who thinks that savvy investors can "beat the
> market," think again. The stock market is perhaps the only "real" market
> in the world, where information is disseminated so quickly that no one can
> "beat" it. If anyone could really beat the market, they would p0wn it. For
> me, I just setup my mutual funds to automatically draft some money each
> month from my checking account. I hardly ever look at them.

Something like 95% or people who invest in stocks (ebay, orcl, msft,
etc) themselves, lose money.

Mutual funds and ETFs are the way to go.  The problem with mutual
funds are the fees that you pay to have someone manage the stocks for

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