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by mathjak107
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 191
Views: 8778

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

Put together a little portfolio of unloved assets ...I tried to pick the assets being cast a side . Oil which I have uso and added more today .. I split the stock budget with half in eem emerging market and half in mchi China .....and TIPS since I think inflation expectations are under estimated and...
by mathjak107
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gld..how it works
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Re: Gld..how it works

Dunno about the sleeping OK part, but ETFs are banned from my taxable holdings and I just recently finished moving all my tax-advantaged gold to AAAU. I like that much better. Of course, I now get to hope that nothing bad happens at the Perth Mint. I would guess that it's probably not too different...
by mathjak107
Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: No where to hide
Replies: 829
Views: 111077

Re: No where to hide

yes ...it is from un-diagnosed diabetes
by mathjak107
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 191
Views: 8778

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

already in ... waiting for the next event in the mideast .... i have ung natural gas which i am up on but not enough yet ... i don't mind sitting with commodities .. even gold i am still holding
by mathjak107
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock Meltup Underway?
Replies: 22
Views: 1297

Re: Stock Meltup Underway?

his returns have been dismal like his predictions . his strategic growth fund is actually quite distinguished .. it actually lost money in one of the greatest bull markets in history ... his record is just awful . the fact it still is open and has investors is scary . 1 year minus 19% 3 year minus 8...
by mathjak107
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: The Reason to Quit PP
Replies: 273
Views: 36211

Re: The Reason to Quit PP

actually , interesting question .... first off , for someone who wants to buy an annuity i would never recommend you buy an annuity product without first delaying ss since there is no annuity product available that pays as much , is cola adjusted or passes to a spouse . having said that , at this po...
by mathjak107
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gld..how it works
Replies: 7
Views: 273

Gld..how it works

Interesting article on how Gld works

https://www.voimagold.com/insight/gld-a-crash-course
by mathjak107
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 191
Views: 8778

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

ought ung again , it got hammered today
by mathjak107
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Oh how it hurts to see no gains
Replies: 424
Views: 71320

Re: Oh how it hurts to see no gains

the income model is 75% low volatility bond funds , it is not designed to be a growth and income model , it is designed for current income , to be used in conjunction with a growth oriented model too . big difference compared to wellesly which is a growth and income model . that is why there is an i...
by mathjak107
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Oh how it hurts to see no gains
Replies: 424
Views: 71320

Re: Oh how it hurts to see no gains

When I don’t hold Tlt but own some gold I end up with an interesting low volatile model .. When I take the fidelity insight income model which is 25% equities and consists of Ultra short term bonds ,short to intermediate term bonds and floating rate bonds and couple it with about 10% gold it is a ni...
by mathjak107
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Oh how it hurts to see no gains
Replies: 424
Views: 71320

Re: Oh how it hurts to see no gains

Tips are a poor proxy for keeping up with ones own personal cost of living.. that takes growth vehicles to be on the safe side not bonds tied to some price change index that tracks goods and services you may have little use of for much of it
by mathjak107
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Oh how it hurts to see no gains
Replies: 424
Views: 71320

Re: Oh how it hurts to see no gains

Of course the question is how many times has your lawn caught fire ? One of the problems with sayings and mantras is they sound so good but have little meaning.. Will Rogers was just full of great sounding stuff that was either really quite silly or just wrong. Some of my favorite are buy land , the...