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by murphy_p_t
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Index investing, downside to what Jack Bogle accomplished
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Index investing, downside to what Jack Bogle accomplished

I expect this post may ruffle some feathers.

What are your thoughts on losing the proxy vote for all the shares you hold of your index fund companies?

The Market Ticker - Ding Dong This Man Did Real Harm https://tickerforum.org/akcs-www?singlepost=3465349
by murphy_p_t
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 129
Views: 17810

Re: What's going on with silver?

Good comments. Storage cost / expense ratio seems to be one of the reasons switching to Silver is not a simple decision. looking at these ratio charts...they dont agree in the early 90s? From both charts, however I see that the ratio can remain elevated for several years. That silver expense ratio c...
by murphy_p_t
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 129
Views: 17810

Re: What's going on with silver?

Silver is never been cheaper relative to gold as it is at the moment. Very tempted to trade gold for silver. https://www.bullionbypost.co.uk/price-r ... r/alltime/
by murphy_p_t
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: Vanguard changes 3 government bond index funds and ETFs to pure Treasury indexes
Replies: 18
Views: 5945

Re: Vanguard changes 3 government bond index funds and ETFs to pure Treasury indexes

For the retail investor implementing the traditional permanent portfolio, it seems like VLGSX is the way to go? avoid the need to sell a 20-year Bond and purchase a 30-year Bond? Along with Associated capital gain. In terms of holding this in a taxable account, seems there is no particular concern l...
by murphy_p_t
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 129
Views: 17810

Re: What's going on with silver?

Pslv at greater than 4% discount to nav.
by murphy_p_t
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: 13% time to cash out?
Replies: 13
Views: 5257

Re: 13% time to cash out?

"play a round of gold"
sounds like a fun game ;D
by murphy_p_t
Thu Aug 18, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Miners and explorers bottomed? or another head fake?
Replies: 16
Views: 7226

Re: Miners and explorers bottomed? or another head fake?

looking back on this thread, I can now see I was a year early from the optimal time to get into mining shares.
by murphy_p_t
Thu Aug 18, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Broker fraud - how to avoid?
Replies: 9
Views: 3107

Re: Broker fraud - how to avoid?

does Vanguard offer theoretical protection since it is really a co-op, owned by its shareholders?
by murphy_p_t
Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Scott Burns' Co on the PP
Replies: 58
Views: 16097

Re: Scott Burns' Co on the PP

this interview makes similiar argument that MG makes regards generational investing opportunity
http://www.silverdoctors.com/headlines/ ... ver-price/
by murphy_p_t
Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Search engine recommendations?
Replies: 4
Views: 2574

Re: Search engine recommendations?

Startpage

No tracking

Based in eu

Visit sites thru proxy
by murphy_p_t
Mon May 09, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: walking shooes
Replies: 1
Views: 1075

walking shooes

I'm looking for suggestions on walking shoes...I saw ECCO BIOM Men's Grip Urbaneering Sneaker highly recommended on another thread...any thoughts on Clarks or Rockport?
by murphy_p_t
Sat May 07, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Hooray! Forum is back up!
Replies: 48
Views: 8767

Re: Hooray! Forum is back up!

i was concerned Craig was pulling the plug on this forum, like he did on his blog :(