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herdfan93
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herdfan93
February 9, 2009 10:25 am

The Bowser Report
Max Bowser-Editor
Published monthly with a subscription fee of $59.00 yearly. This newsletter focuses on stocks that sell for $3.00 a share or less. It has been around since the 70’s. Their overall track record is pretty impressive however this is not a get rich quick publication. They have an investing rule that you must follow in order to get the biggest bang for your investment dollars. Max is a down home kind of guy and is very astute at picking the best of the micro caps but because of their very nature a bad one will crop up from time to time.
I’ve been a subscriber for around 14 years and I’ll continue to subscribe for the duration. My results have been good overall and I really haven’t invested huge amounts of $$.
On a side note, the micro caps have taken their hits lately but they will come storming back when the market turns around.
They’ve had several big gainers. One of the ones that they’re particularly proud of was telefonos de mexico which was recommeded at around $.20/share and shot up to around $20.00/share. I’m sorry but I can’t remember the exacts on this one but the gains were huge.
I’ve never had any problems with their service.
I hope this helps. Good luck and good investing.

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Steve
February 20, 2009 8:39 pm

Absolute integrity, simple to follow plan, focuses on long term growth in small cap area with minimal $ invested. Quite realistic for small investor with one pick per month. I’ve subscribed for 12 years.

Dr. Steve
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Dr. Steve
March 28, 2009 7:39 am

Do not waste your money on this newsletter. It is mostly hype.

Max Bowser is mathematically challenged. A typical portfolio of Bowser stocks returns less than an S&P 500 index fund. Max ALWAYS plays up the one or two stocks that have done well, while he NEVER mentions that a ACTUAL REAL-MONEY portfolio of his stock picks is very high risk and will typically LOSE money over time, especially using his Selling Plan.

He publishes a fictitious portfolio of his stock picks (Beginner’s Portfolio) that has done much worse than the Nasdaq since the bull market peak in late 2007. But he shows that it is up ~90% since 2001. If you do the math, which Max never does, the compounded annual return of this portfolio is about 8.0%. Even this rate of return is difficult to achieve in a real-money account. I know…I have tried using the Bowser Selling Plan and my Bowser Portfolio yield is ~4.0%.

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JHEII
July 14, 2009 1:58 pm

Having been a subscriber for 20 plus years I must admit there are losers and there are winners. At no time in following his plan was the food on the table jepordized. While I had some losers the winners put a new bathroom in my basement, added a new room to the back of the house, remodeled the upstairs bathroom, bought some gold and silver, and a few other trinkets. Never risked more than 300 to 500 dollars at a time in any one stock and still follow that part of the plan. Cost of the newsletter is good, customer service has been great and the newsletter is very readable along with his books and pamphlets. Highly recommended by me.

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September 20, 2009 1:41 pm