The six stocks that you listed had a total net return of 2% for the week (if you are invested equally in each). The DOW was up about 2.5% on the week, the Nasdaq was up about 2.5% on the week and AVNR was up about 11% on the week. Here are your stocks:
And so TPAgolf..what you're saying is that our friend mytek (aka BW) should have just bought a mutual fund and he would have done better this week? He also doesn't strike me as being too diversified. Too many big name internet co's in that list. I think he needs an oil...a telecom...some european and asian exposure. Spread it around a little better and he might do better than crowing about a below market return for the week.