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PSL CONTESTS ARE OPEN TO ANYONE REGARDLESS OF IHUB STATUS. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PREMIUM TO PARTICIPATE.

This is the 22nd contest for the VMC board. The first 21 contests can be seen and reviewed on the links below.

PSL1: http://www.investorshub.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=4043
>>>>>Winner: CWS9 (+95.16%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=49612
PSL2: http://www.investorshub.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=4811
>>>>>Winner: Networm (+111.44%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=40375
PSL3: http://www.investorshub.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=5644
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeIsKing(+45.32%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=49614
PSL4: http://www.investorshub.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=6738
>>>>>Winner: Bobwins (+57.95%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=27704
PSL5: http://www.investorshub.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=7804
>>>>>Winner: DanLC (+156.22%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=58188
PSL6: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=9121
>>>>>Winner: Niles_crane3 (+35.69%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?User=49627
PSL7: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=10358
>>>>>Winner: Gilead (+68.11%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=27444
PSL8: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.asp?board_id=11462
>>>>>Winner: Researcher59 (+40.49%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=49488
PSL9: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=12500
>>>>>Winner: THREES (+54.52%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=35195
PSL10: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=13244
>>>>>Winner: MSGI (+68.10%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=24029
PSL11: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=14726
>>>>>Winner: Researcher59 (+62.16%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=49488
PSL12: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=15375
>>>>>Winner: ABH3VT (+141.02%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=33827
PSL13: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=15971
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeIsKing (+129.32%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=49614
PSL14: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=16746
>>>>>Winner:Northernlight (+203.76%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?user=53019
PSL15: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=17764
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeIsKing (+46.99%) http://www.investorshub.com/boards/profile.asp?user=49614
PSL 16: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=18652
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeisKing (+116.74%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profilea.aspx?user=49614
PSL 17: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=19688
>>>>>Winner:ROCKETEER357 (+51.71%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profilea.aspx?user=42514
PSL 18: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=21008
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeisKing (+41.45%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profilea.aspx?user=49614
PSL 19: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=22082
>>>>>Winner: Niles_crane3 (+23.44%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profile.asp?User=49627
PSL 20: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/board.aspx?board_id=23055
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeisKing (+70.31%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profilea.aspx?user=49614
PSL 21: http://investorshub.advfn.com/VMC-PSL-21-24977/
>>>>>Winner:KnowledgeisKing (+74.17%) http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/profilea.aspx?user=49614

ELIGIBILITY Solely up to the moderators of this board. Any contestant who is booted from IHUB during the contest is ineligible to win any individual PSL contest.

A FEW POINTS

All picks will be "blind" picks. By that, it means they will have to be based upon the person's best guess rather than by seeing what others have done. When the picks are made, they will be deleted (hidden) from the board. Once the deadline passes, all picks by each person will be shown in the Ibox.

PSL 22 will begin on Monday, September 10th and end on Friday, December 14th. Everyone must have their picks in before September 7th at 4PM EST. All beginning prices will be as of the close on Friday, September 7th

All picks need to be done on this board and not via PM so that we have a record. Also, you can never be sure if whoever you send it to is even around or reading PMs. If you post it on the board, it is permanent and fixed in time.

We will list each person's picks in the Ibox in alphabetical order.


CONTEST RULES

There will be two rule change for PSL 22 versus PSL 21.

1) Due to the emergence of the VMC board under .25. I will be changing the price limit to .10 instead of .25.
2) A stock can now meet Minimum dollar volume requirement by passing either of the $5,000 dollar volume rule, or trades 10k shares+ a day.

shown below are all the rules with respect to PSL 22. There are several new rules.
1.Double Downs are now limited to 3, instead of 2. Heck if you have 3 favorite stocks you want to DD on go right ahead. Granted you have to start with 6 different positions, but you can now technically end up with just 3 stocks.
2.The earnings rule will now go by the way side. In a sense if the stock is over .10 it is acceptable. I have come to the belief let people pick what they want plain and simple.
3.Just to be clear you can now DD on a non-earner, since there is now no limit to the number of non earners one can pick.
4.You can now make a trade right up until the next to last day. Getting rid of the one week rule, if you have trades left you should be able to use them if you want too.
THERE IS TWO RECENT RULE MODIFICATIONS.
Recent Rule: "No Longer Have To Wait To Double Down"
You used to have to wait to Double Down two weeks, and then it got revised to one week. Now I'm throwing that rule out, you can Double Down as soon as any other trade. Which means a double down could be entered in before Monday's close, but not earlier then Monday, and take effect on Tuesday.

Recent Rule: "Buy a Transaction"

After a contestant uses their four trades they have the right to buy up to three trades at a cost.

The first transaction costs 3% of the unit (or stock position) you are trading out of.
The second transaction costs 5% of (see above).
The third transaction costs 10% of (see above).


1) Pick exactly 6 stocks that you believe will have the greatest appreciation during the period of the contest.

2) Only cash dividends of over 10% will be adjusted for (Too be clear they have to 10% of when the stock goes ex dividend). Stock dividends and splits will always be adjusted for.

3) Each stock must be at least 10 cents as of the deadline for making your picks. If one of your stocks is below 10 cents on the close, you will have until midnight (assuming no news) to pick another stock that qualifies. If not, a cash position will be assigned to your portfolio.

4) A minimum $5,000 average daily dollar volume for the previous three months/ or 10k+ shares on average traded is required on any original or any new stock. This is calculated as the Yahoo 3-month average shares traded times the closing price of the stock.

5) Foreign stocks are allowed as long as they are trackable on Yahoo. Some foreign stocks have pinky versions and that is ok.

6) One of your 6 original positions can be a cash position.

7) No options or warrants or mutual funds. ETF's are ok.

8) No limit on market cap.

9) It is not required that you disclose whether you own these stocks.

10) First come, first serve. All GROUPS of 6 must be unique. If a person already has your exact 6 choices you will need to make at least one substitution. This has not happened so far and is very unlikely.

11) You will receive 4 transactions during the contest. You can use 0, 1, 2, 3 or all four. That is up to you.

12) All transactions will be done as of the next closing price. If the transaction is done after the close, it will be as of the close of the following market day. There is a one half hour grace period to allow for UNDOING a trade - assuming there is no news involved to either part of the transaction during that half hour. This is because many closing prices are not available until 20 minutes after the close.

13) A transaction can be a trade or an unfreeze (just like it sounds). A double down (see below) is also a transaction. All transactions should be done on the PSL board - and not via PM.

DOUBLE DOWNS
--- A double down will be allowed where you can trade one of your stocks (or cash) into a "double" position of one of your other stocks (or cash).
--- Once double downed, always doubled downed. In other words, when two stocks are merged into one, they cannot be unmerged. You can trade, freeze or unfreeze the merged unit just as you would a single unit.
--- Once two stocks have been merged via a double down they cannot be double downed into another stock or another stock cannot be double downed into them. A maximum of 2+2+2 of the 6 units can be merged together. In other words, you can have three double downs at once - ie 3 stocks and 6 units.
--- A maximum of three double downs are allowed per contest.
--- Only stocks that meet the volume rule and the .10 rule can be double downed into.

14) Buy a Transaction: These are additional transactions beyond the four free ones. The first transaction costs 3%. The second transaction costs 5%. The third transaction costs 10%.

15) Any stock - whether frozen or not - can be traded for cash, or another stock. In all cases, the value of the entity that you are trading away must be reinvested in total into the new entity.

16) The 15% rule is designed specifically to discourage picking stocks that have low liquidity. Thus risk is associated with shooting the moon on a potentially bogus trade. However, this rule is NEGATED if the first trade the following day has a dollar volume of at least $50,000 OR if the stock ends above +15% on $100,000 in dollar volume.

---If you make a trade, and the stock you bought opens the next day up 15% or more on no news (and closes above 15%), the trade is voided. The stock you sold turns into cash. 1 Transaction used.
---If you unfreeze a stock and it opens the next day at 15% or more on no news (and closes above 15%), the trade is voided. 1 Transaction used.
---If you sell or freeze a stock and it opens the next day down 15% or more on no news (and closes below 15%), the trade is voided. 1 Transaction used.

-- Own ABC. You sell or freeze. It opens +15%+. Irrelevant
-- Own ABC. You sell or freeze. It opens -15%+. Rule applies
-- Don't own ABC. You buy or unfreeze. It opens +15%+. Rule applies
-- Don't own ABC. You buy or unfreeze. It opens -15%+. Irrelevant

17) if a stock is halted for any reason and a person freezes it during the time it is halted; their price for the contest will be whatever it is frozen at AS LONG AS it remains frozen until the contest ends. Otherwise, the price will be the close of the first day of trading after the halt is lifted. Also, you cannot use those funds to buy or trade into any other stock while it is halted - just as in real life.

18) Fill/Kill will be offered to anyone who wants to not have to watch the screen every day. It will be for one week only and only one at a time per person. It is based on closing prices. Explanation of Fill/Kill: http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=11239102

19) If a company gets sold during the contest, all normal rules apply. See this post. http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=11259177

20) DIGIRULE: This is a rule that comes into play only at the very end of the contest and only if the championship is on the line. It is designed to prevent extremely small dollar trades from affecting the outcome.

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PSL1 - PSL12 PERCENT RETURNS
MEAN MEDIAN
AVG. AVG. WINNER #5 #10 #20 #40
PSL1 28% 28 95 68 62 48 25
PSL2 26 22 111 89 64 44 26
PSL3 -4 -5 45 21 12 5 -5
PSL4 15 14 58 44 39 24 15
PSL5 23 19 156 61 54 34 20
PSL6 -2 -1 36 27 20 11 1
PSL7 8 4 68 49 39 22 4
PSL8 -3 -5 40 21 12 3 -4
PSL9 -12 -14 55 22 10 -2 -14
PSL10 -41 -46 68 -6 -24 -36 -44
PLS11 8 12 62 37 28 15 5
PSL12 35 30 141 72 61 36 12
PSL13 31 33 129 67 54 42 14
PSL14 11 2 204 36 28 16 -4
PSL15 -5 -8 47 15 4 2 -11

DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW
HIGH LOW DIFF
PSL1 + 95.16% -38.54% 133.70%
PSL2 +111.44% - 9.42% 120.86%
PSL3 + 45.32% -32.03% 77.35%
PSL4 + 57.95% -24.05% 82.00%
PSL5 +156.22% -27.99% 184.21%
PSL6 + 35.69% -31.45% 67.14%
PSL7 + 68.11% -29.28% 97.39%
PSL8 + 40.49% -33.21% 77.70%
PSL9 + 54.52% -56.07% 110.59%
PSL10 + 68.10% -69.62% 137.72%
PSL11 + 62.16% -35.81% 97.97%
PSL12 +141.02% -32.42% 173.44%
PSL13 +129.32% -14.40% 143.72%
PSL14 +203.76% -28.08% 231.84%
PSL15 + 46.99% -31.54% 78.53%

PSLs 1-10 versus the Wilshire 5000: http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=34164230

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MR. SHEEP W/O Cash COMPARISON PERFORMANCE

PSL1 PSL2 PSL3 PSL4 PSL5 PSL6 PSL7 PSL8 PSL9 PSL10 PSL11 PSL12 PSL13 PSL14 PSL15
Mr. Sheep 68% 68% 4% 12% 5% 21% 26% -2% +31% -48% +5 +40% +72% -11% +3%
Avg. Portfolio 28% 26% -4% 15% 23% -2% 8% -3% -12% -41% +8 +35% +31% +11% -5%
Differential +40% +42% +8% -3% -18% +19% +18% +1% +43% - 7% -3 + 5% +41% -22% +8%
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Mr. Sheep Rank 6 8 22 47 64 7 15 31 3 57 40 17 5 47 13


A word from MR. SHEEP: .................... http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=9295177
MR. SHEEP Himself: .......................... http://www.animalpicturesarchive.com/ArchOLD/1086136023.
MR. SHEEP Explanation: .................... http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=9314314
Complete MR. SHEEP Ratings: ............ http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=41226169


Foreign stock allowance...................... http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=41225483
How to calculate your returns............... http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=9485251
Excuses for doing poorly...................... http://www.investorshub.com/boards/read_msg.asp?message_id=9560461


PSL TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS

PSL1 : No tournament
PSL2 : Lentinman over Digitech
PSL3 : Cl001 over MikeS
PSL4 : Cl001 over Bobwins
PSL5 : Cliff over Kipp
PSL6 : TMCal over Valuemind
PSL7 : Stevenrisk over Bobwins
PSL8 : Swick over SWB
PSL9 : Gilead over MikeS
PSL10: Bucfan over Gilead
PSL11: 2Morrow over Worthylion
PSL12: ABH3VT over R59
TERMINATED AFTER 12 CONTESTS


ALL SIX UNITS POSITIVE

PSL1 : 10Bagger, SkepticalOptimist
PSL2 : Kipp, Lentinman, Linuspop, Pattydady, Pnnymn, Researcher59, RRainman
PSL3 : Cl001, Mike056
PSL4 : 10Bagger, BlueBear, Cliff, Kipp
PSL5 : 10Bagger, Nelson, Southacres, Arnie, Cliff, Roguedolphin, SWB173, CRKranz, JustForFun, Rsadey, WillLyons
PSL6 : None
PSL7 : 10Bagger, Fructose, Gilead, Lentinman, MichaelT
PSL8 : Researcher
PSL9 : None
PSL10: None
PSL11: Cliff
PSL12: 10Bagger, Gilead, Larrybaz, MichaelT, MikeDDKing, Northernlight, Reasearch59, Stiffler, SWB173, Valuemind
PSL13: ABH3VT, Digitech, Northenlight, Knowledge, StanU
PSL14: None
PSL15: None
PSL16: Knowledge
PSL 17: Swick984
PSL 18: None
PSL 19: None
PSL 20: 10BAGGER And SSKILLZ1
PSL 21: ABH3VT, CL001, WADEGARRET, And YIELDDUDE


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#464  Sticky Note PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 02:48:29 PM
#66  Sticky Note The Picks For VMC PSL 22 SSKILLZ1 09/08/12 05:48:46 PM
#65  Sticky Note Every Stock with Starting Price and # of SSKILLZ1 09/08/12 05:42:51 PM
#481   Merry Christmas to you all & to all swanlinbar 12/24/12 03:43:19 PM
#480   Congrats Kookiekook!!! yielddude 12/17/12 10:58:09 AM
#479   Good job, SSKILLZ and congratulations to the winner!! Stocks4John 12/17/12 10:16:54 AM
#478   Thanks to everyone for their kind words of kookiekook 12/17/12 12:29:17 AM
#477   Well said and Kookiekook's results researched well too ghmm 12/16/12 06:33:38 PM
#476   Well done Kookiekook! And thanks to SSK for Knowledge is King 12/16/12 04:23:08 PM
#475   Congratulations to Kookiekook ! Great win researcher59 12/16/12 01:59:36 PM
#474   Congrats to Kookiekook. Nice job. Congrats bbotcs 12/15/12 06:55:12 PM
#473   Congrats to Kookiekook & R59 ... Kookiekook on TheFastOne 12/15/12 05:20:55 PM
#472   Congrats to KOOKIEKOOK who is a first time SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 04:54:39 PM
#471   Final VMC PSL 22 Standings (Week 14) SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 04:49:10 PM
#470   Okay, fair enough. I should point out John Bates 12/15/12 04:26:56 PM
#469   Individual Stock Returns SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 04:26:12 PM
#468   Buy A Trades Results SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 04:22:02 PM
#467   All 6 Units Positive SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 04:15:16 PM
#466   Final # Of Transactions Left List SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 04:06:26 PM
#465   Final VMC PSL 22 Indexes SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 03:56:47 PM
#464   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 02:48:29 PM
#463   Here's the thing, you were not the only SSKILLZ1 12/15/12 12:20:33 PM
#462   Well, sorry to have caused you so much John Bates 12/15/12 11:31:57 AM
#461   But it could be a great investment 100 TheFastOne 12/15/12 10:07:40 AM
#460   it's hilarious to think that someone would spend rocketeer357 12/14/12 09:30:17 PM
#459   Thanks for your effort and really sorry for TheFastOne 12/14/12 08:22:46 PM
#458   Yeah, well that's okay. I was tempted John Bates 12/14/12 07:44:54 PM
#457   I wasn't the tape painter, that is all SSKILLZ1 12/14/12 07:42:01 PM
#456   Guess what,, I could care less because you 10 bagger 12/14/12 07:23:43 PM
#455   GLMB is a stock that should of never SSKILLZ1 12/14/12 07:17:39 PM
#454   But if it (GLMB) went up it would 10 bagger 12/14/12 06:40:08 PM
#453   Looks like $39 worth of stock kept you Knowledge is King 12/14/12 04:17:53 PM
#452   You are all hosed! Tomorrow I win! nsomniyak 12/13/12 09:15:59 PM
#451   The digi rule could determine the outcome of SSKILLZ1 12/13/12 07:50:33 PM
#450   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/13/12 07:22:06 PM
#447   Thanks for the mid-week update! Looks like ghmm 12/12/12 06:37:35 PM
#446   VMC PSL 22 Standings (Week 14) (Midweek update) SSKILLZ1 12/12/12 06:00:19 PM
#444   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/12/12 03:49:50 PM
#443   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/11/12 07:43:41 PM
#442   Is ISR a wildcard? Nevermind. John Bates 12/11/12 04:05:14 PM
#437   1-When is the last week (sorry if I SSKILLZ1 12/11/12 02:37:01 PM
#436   SSKILLZ1 a couple of questions about the PSL. ghmm 12/11/12 12:31:29 PM
#434   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/10/12 01:28:05 PM
#430   yes. SSKILLZ1 12/08/12 11:57:19 PM
#429   Is trading still allowed for next week? John Bates 12/08/12 11:11:44 PM
#428   VMC PSL 22 Standings (Week 13) SSKILLZ1 12/08/12 08:29:08 PM
#427   Individual Stock Returns SSKILLZ1 12/08/12 08:23:28 PM
#426   # Of Transactions Left List SSKILLZ1 12/08/12 08:21:20 PM
#425   VMC PSL 22 Indexes SSKILLZ1 12/08/12 08:19:26 PM
#424   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/07/12 01:02:18 PM
#423   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/06/12 06:23:23 PM
#420   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/05/12 03:40:54 PM
#417   PSL 22 Trades SSKILLZ1 12/03/12 11:51:52 AM
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