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Topic: a VOD loss #609 Optimal Strategy of Playing the StockMarket via
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a VOD loss #609 Optimal Strategy of Playing the StockMarket via
VonNeumann Game Theory

Posted: May 16, 2013 1:06 PM
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Portfolio of PAF on 6MAY2013

VZ     1,970
T      22,190
?_______________
           24,160

total share-wealth-units last reported which was 6MAY2013 was 24,180
and total share-wealth-units today 24,160
real-estate land 3APR03 of 3 lots $19,000.
real-estate land 30JUL03 another lot $11,500.
real-estate land Sept05 another lot $75,000.

Alright, some hour ago I sold my 100 VOD at 30.20 per share and with
the proceeds bought 80 more shares of AT&T at 37.52.

I was spending too much time riveted to the news around Vodafone, time
that I should spend on doing physics. And I realized that a Verizon
Vodafone deal would drag on and on for months. So I sacrificed a few
dollars of loss and sold.

A long time ago I learned the lesson that "time is more valuable than
money". And a painful mistake I made when buying VOD a few days ago,
was that I did not full research when its dividend date was for
Vodafone. It appears to have been last November and so I would likely
not receive any dividend for almost a year hence. I know AT&T has a
dividend every quarter (three months) so with those 80 shares, I know
I will get a dividend for it, starting 1 August.
So a little mistake by me, but that is life itself, full of mistakes,
but overall a grand success.


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