The sharp eyed reader will notice a new feature I have added to our page.
Hearkening back to our post last week of the investing travails of Mr. X, immediately below the "About Me" section in the column of the right side of this page, I am posting the closing price of the particular investment in question as a demonstration and fun way for our 2 faithful readers to track the utter failure of X as he attempts to rebuild his lost fortune. X bailed out on Zales to take a small profit to only watch a monster run-up in value yesterday that would have easily netted him a solid 4-digit profit. Instead, the timid one went weak kneed and missed out on a golden opportunity.
Until our idiot IT department (the most reviled department here at FTI) learns how to track the lost opportunity on a real time basis and add it to the tally as well, I will continue to track it manually and post it regularly. In the meantime, just remember that in shopping for jewelry, in Mr. X's case, every kiss does NOT begin with Kaye.
January 27, 2011 UPDATE: Having displayed ample evidence of the complete lunacy of this choice, I am suspending the practice of tracking this embarrassment. Mr. X will have to live with the knowledge that stock picking is not his forte.