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by Xan
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Tax implications of reinvesting dividends
Replies: 20
Views: 276

Re: Tax implications of reinvesting dividends

I've just double-checked: Ameritrade keeps track of it too.
by Xan
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Tax implications of reinvesting dividends
Replies: 20
Views: 276

Re: Tax implications of reinvesting dividends

Yes, I've never seen this not tracked. Haven't used Fidelity specifically though.
by Xan
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Another take on the Permanent Portfolio for Canadians
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: Another take on the Permanent Portfolio for Canadians

If you wanted to hold physical gold, how would you do this hedging? Or would you bother?
by Xan
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 1858
Views: 254511

Re: The GOLD scream room

Budd, congratulations. $14M is an amazing achievement. If I were you, I'd look at things like this: consider that you have $7M, an amount that just about anyone could live off of forever without worrying about. I'm quite confident that a $14M PP would never dip down to $7M (not in real terms, anyway...
by Xan
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

Mathjak, you don't get to laugh at people who weren't as lucky as you.
by Xan
Sat Jun 02, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

You're cherry-picking the particular newsletter that luckily worked out for you over your investing timeperiod.
by Xan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

i am not saying don't do the pp , but this bull shit about stocks facing doomsaday one day is really just a silly thing to say . nothing is forever . our treasuries may go bust , gold may be worthless and the dollar may crumble one day too . but yet all of you here invest in those items . it is alm...
by Xan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

Sorry, 1871 isn't far enough back for me to go all in on that strategy. For one thing, note that we so happened to win (or at least not lose?) all those wars. That kind of streak just doesn't go on forever.
by Xan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

I'm saying that it's not wrong to invest in a way that does not rely on predicting the future.
by Xan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

Mathjak, you aren't accounting for your survivorship bias. Sure, it's easy to be more right than wrong, just do what I did! Doesn't work that way. There are many who were aiming for what you did and were more wrong than right.
by Xan
Thu May 31, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Best Allocation: Living off just the interest
Replies: 16
Views: 805

Re: Best Allocation: Living off just the interest

My suggestion did have a different weighting, primarily in its cash component.

It seems to me like people are answering your question, but you just don't like the answers.
by Xan
Thu May 31, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Annuities?
Replies: 139
Views: 3432

Re: Annuities?

You can (and do) make all those arguments, but you don't get to say that people who disagree are blindly thinking that "this time will be different". It's just a matter of timescale.