10bagger wins the prize! 10bagger wins the prize!

By Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe, December 10, 2007

OK, so that headline sounds pretty odd for those of you (which is most of you, actually) who don’t also participate over at the Stock Gumshoe Forum.

I offered a prize for the best posting on the forum last week, as I’ve done a few times over the last six months or so, and this time around it was intrepid participant 10bagger who won the prize ($100 cash).

The prize is on its merry way to him, but I wanted to share this information with everyone because I think we can learn a lot from what 10bagger did in his post that won him the appreciation of his fellow forum participants (they chose the prizewinner, not me):

He actually did some research.

Really — the real stuff, not just reading published materials. He actually sent company management an email with some specific questions, and got answers that he shared with everyone.

So, I have no idea if the company he was researching is any good (Grand Portage, FYI, I’ve never heard of them and have no opinion about the company). And I donR