Dueling Fools

Dueling Fools

Duel Flashback:
Network Solutions

November 3, 1999

It was easy to love Network Solutions (Nasdaq: NSOL) at first. Everyone who wanted to apply for a domain address had to go through the company. Then the government began to open up the monopoly and optimists scattered.

Six months ago, our Foolish Voters sided with the bearish Paul Larson (TMF Parlay). Yet it was our bull, first time Duelist David Marino-Nachison (TMF Braden) who won the bout with his bullish arguments. Shares of Network Solutions have risen 12.8% in the half year since the Duel first ran.

Victory? David Marino-Nachison. Congrats!

Revisit Dueling Fools, April 28, 1999, Master of Your Domain?

Dueling Fools Standings

Selena Maranjian (TMF Selena)       1-0
David Marino-Nachison (TMF Braden)  1-0
Chris Rugaber (TMF RFK)             7-2
Bill Barker (TMF Max)               5-3
Yi-Hsin Chang (TMF Puck)            5-3
Voting Fools                      36-19
Guest Duelists                    16-11
Jeff Fischer (TMF Jeff)             3-3
Warren Gump (TMF Gump)              2-2
Rick Munarriz (TMF Edible)         7-10
Paul Larson (TMF Parlay)           8-12
David Forrest (TMF Bogey)           2-5
Brian Graney (TMF Panic)            0-1

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