Dog Insurance

By Harry Jones

(January 25, 1999) -- I am amazed sometimes by how hard some people work, considering the result of their efforts. Take insurance people. Now, I'm not saying I'm not grateful for farm insurance, but if I see another fellow walk all the way down my property to sell life insurance I'm going to show him my dogs.

When you work on a farm, every one of your efforts is for productivity. You don't have time to interest other people in things they don't need.

Everyone should have a dog.

As usual, the Harry Jones Portfolio didn't do any manual labor today. It rose 1.02% in value. Some days -- many days -- the portfolio makes money without doing any manual labor.

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01/25/99 Close

Stock Change Close SPY + 1 1/4 123.81
Day Month Year History Annualized HARRY +1.02% -2.99% -2.99% -2.99% -0.68% S&P: +0.68% 0.38% 0.38% 0.38% 0.09% NASDAQ: +1.30% 8.05% 8.05% 8.05% 1.75% Rec'd # Security In At Now Change Yesterday 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 127.63 123.81 -2.99% 122.56 Rec'd # Security In At Value Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 2042.00 1981.00 -$61.00 CASH $0.00 TOTAL $1981.00 Yesterday Today Change S&P Depos 122.56 123.81 SPY + 1 1/4


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