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by mathjak107
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Half of Americans don't have $2,000
Replies: 16
Views: 3785

Re: Half of Americans don't have $2,000

we really don't know what people have .. you can look at the poorest communities here in nyc and statistically they are poor . but many have quite a lot from the over 1 trillion dollar under ground economy ..
by mathjak107
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Safe Withdrawal Rate?
Replies: 30
Views: 1295

Re: Safe Withdrawal Rate?

;D except what i posted is not pp bashing here at all . it is facts and like i said the comment was unwelcomed and if you don't like the post or it is to long for your liking , don't read it
by mathjak107
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

we still don't know how conservative the pp will end up being going forward . as i mentioned a few times , the last 40 years have only had rates falling except for what i call speed bumps along the way . i have been an investor for more than 30 years and rates as a trend have only fallen ... you cou...
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

Almost one-tenth of boomers were entirely in equities during the quarter, running the risk of serious losses in a market meltdown. I'm guessing those are the ones who need to make risky investments because they hadn't saved enough and are now trying to catch up. If that's only 10% of boomers it doe...
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

Remember though ,Bernstein’s view changes with the weather Last time I read his book he believed in annuities and fixed income to create a liability matching portfolio and only extra money above that level went in to risk assets ....so he may not mean just reducing equities.... Quite frankly I stopp...
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 33
Views: 1063

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

Things get in to this cycle where theY fix themselves to some event and then cycle with the news ..... you know the next favorable tweet saying good things about the trade deal will sell off Tlt and Gld again ... Then the news is unfounded and the money pours back in ...this has been on going for a ...
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

What could possibly go wrong Ha ha
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

Exactly ,which is why I say there is no “ won “ the game.

But for now we are in pretty healthy shape since we are retired 4-1/2 years now , have 4-1/2 less years of life left and are hundreds of thousands of dollars higher then the day we retired
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

it all depends what you want from retirement . I spent a life time investing , taking risks , saving and doing without at times , so we can live better in retirement then we did when our efforts had to go towards raising a family … thankfully luck , my skills , and motivation all coincided and met a...
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 33
Views: 1063

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

we hit a point i would sell TLT today , gold did not hit yet ..so I decided i am letting them run longer still keeping the pp intact .
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

in my opinion , Bernstein's statement about winning the game makes it sound like there is some magic number where we can just get rid of any asset with risk and sit back and live on cd's , annuities and t-bills . unless you want to make very inefficient use of your money by drawing a very low rate t...
by mathjak107
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: OK, Boomer
Replies: 25
Views: 416

Re: OK, Boomer

so do we . we are retired for 4 years now and after drawing 6 figures a year while delaying ss we are are way higher today then the day we retired . but i would never say i won the game in any respect other than we are where we are today . we still want as a big a cushion as possible for the unknown...