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by drumminj
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2930
Views: 614395

Re: The GOLD scream room

Cortopassi wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:49 pm
I don't think my PP has seen such a large one day swing %-wise ever?
Same. I manually updated my spreadsheet today as a forcing function to keep myself humble next time things are going gangbusters :)
by drumminj
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 198
Views: 79731

Re: What's going on with silver?

My big concern with the metals run up is that this could be the aftermath of the 2008/2009 banking crisis all over again. It seems to me that the last time there was this kind price action it was due to a fear of inflation stemming from all the QE and stimulus. When consumer price levels didn't sur...
by drumminj
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Resolved: that President Trump has praiseworthy accomplishments
Replies: 16
Views: 320

Re: Resolved: that President Trump has praiseworthy accomplishments

How do you evaluate his handling of this virus crisis? Did he and his administration put the full force of the government behind it in terms of managing it in a logical, organized manner? Do you believe he put his personal interests LAST in all the actions he took and all he said while putting the ...
by drumminj
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: GOP fears Trump attacks on mail in voting will discourage their own voters
Replies: 25
Views: 474

Re: GOP fears Trump attacks on mail in voting will discourage their own voters

Side Note: I just got an email notification for this thread. That's the first email notification I have received for any thread I have commented on here in close to a year. Hmmm. Xan mentioned in another thread that the email daemon for the forum hadn't been running. I suspect that's what was sendi...
by drumminj
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Coronavirus General Discussion
Replies: 2574
Views: 89512

Re: Coronavirus General Discussion

I have been using this website as a key to clue me in on what to expect. But even, then, every place I go has posters up : "New Order from Governor Fulano : As of tomorrow, yada yada yada" How could I take any of this seriously, even if I wanted to believe? Thanks for posting this Mark. I hadn't th...
by drumminj
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Suggestions for how Trump could do better
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Re: Suggestions for how Trump could do better

Mark Leavy wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:22 pm
What do non-techie folks on this board do for sanity?
Besides drink heavily, you mean? >:D
by drumminj
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 198
Views: 79731

Re: What's going on with silver?

Gold had a quick $40 drop as well.
by drumminj
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP exceeding my expectations
Replies: 4
Views: 409

Re: PP exceeding my expectations

Agree. Was just updating my spreadsheet - stocks basically flat on the year (a little down actually), but gold and treasuries are really outperforming.

Up ~12% YTD with a standard 4x25 portfolio. As I believe Kriegs said, "shit's bananas"
by drumminj
Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Portfolio Charts 5 Year Anniversary
Replies: 11
Views: 645

Re: Portfolio Charts 5 Year Anniversary

Congrats and thanks, Tyler!
by drumminj
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Forum updates
Replies: 9
Views: 456

Re: Forum updates

You can also edit your reply after posting, so while it may be a bit more onerous/require you to be diligent to check after posting your reply, you should be able to get the same outcome.
by drumminj
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II
Replies: 721
Views: 111392

Re: The Left is Eating Itself Pt. II

technovelist wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:12 am
Use the Dissenter browser (https://dissenter.com/) and you can comment on anything on the Web.
Where is the comments DB stored/who controls it? Cool idea, but it seems that person(s) has a lot of power to shape the conversation?
by drumminj
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Dr. Fauci today!
Replies: 19
Views: 529

Re: Dr. Fauci today!

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:32 pm
sophie wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:28 pm
modeling studies
^-^ ^-^
Thinking about what you wished you'd majored in in college? O0