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by var
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: mathjak's daytrading adventures
Replies: 335
Views: 27089

Re: mathjak's daytrading adventures

That would be typical.....but so far futures down at least now and oil up ....I don’t hold these very long at all ......especially sdow that was down something like 22% today ..... Right now my one day a week of work is on hold so if I make a days pay I am happy what kind of gain are you holding fo...
by var
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP Inspired Leveraged Portfolios
Replies: 93
Views: 67551

Re: PP Inspired Leveraged Portfolios

I also noticed an tracking error with TLT and UBT today.

3.16.20
TLT +6.48%
UBT 9.94%
TMF +16.76
by var
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP Inspired Leveraged Portfolios
Replies: 93
Views: 67551

Re: PP Inspired Leveraged Portfolios

Great stuff.. I sort of legged in to Levaraged PP. I bought some UGLD and TMF. I didn't buy any 3X SPY because i thought the market was too high and weighted for a pullback. So far so good. I have been buy 3x SPY ETF as the market keeps dropping. What are people using as rebalance bands for 3x PP? s...
by var
Sun Jan 05, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP Inspired Leveraged Portfolios
Replies: 93
Views: 67551

Re: PP Inspired Leveraged Portfolios

Hi all, My 2019 leveraged PP results are in. I implemented this 5 years ago and have gotten a 14.93% CAGR. I rebalance yearly. Last year was spectacular, a whopping 67.71%! Here's a 5 year screenshot: http://www.tightwadweb.com/3x2019.jpg Take care. -Ozzy ozzy, just to clarify you keep the same all...
by var
Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: The "trend following" Permanent Portfolio signals
Replies: 18
Views: 6111

Re: The "trend following" Permanent Portfolio signals

are u using real money to do this?
by var
Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: XIV SVXY LEAP
Replies: 9
Views: 3620

Re: XIV SVXY LEAP

hey guys so far this is my experience but a  LEAP call i think in jan when market was in turmoil... sold got out even weeks ago. bought svxy shares instead (this thing moves like an option so u might as have shares to not worry about time decay) up 11% so far.... i prob gonna sell it soon when its u...
by var
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Shorting the market... my mind has been blown
Replies: 9
Views: 3038

Re: Shorting the market... my mind has been blown

If you use SH S&P500 SHORT ETF, in a Dual Momentum pairing with the S&P500 SPY LONG ETF, and just swap back and forth between the two based on the simple DM trading rules, you have better CAGR, Sharpe, and MaxDD than buy-and-hold SHY alone! That's just amazing to me, and completely surprising. Some...
by var
Tue Feb 23, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: LEAPS PP
Replies: 162
Views: 41657

Re: LEAPS PP

prob the best way to do it set up ameritrade account...

then enable paper trading with think or swim... (quotes are delayed, unless you have enough cash in ur trading account)

thinkorswim got the best interface for options.
by var
Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: time to pick up gold/silver miners?
Replies: 11
Views: 3525

Re: time to pick up gold/silver miners?

looks like a good time to buy it... but only for trading i'd prob sell shortly after...
gold still looks like its in a down trend.
by var
Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!
Replies: 100
Views: 21042

Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

depends on your wife spending habits...

but i think 4 million my number.... it really depends where you live... car you want to drive etc..
by var
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!
Replies: 100
Views: 21042

Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

I will be fine that's what asset allocations about.  If spy goes down and Tlt will go up. That's not always the case, though it's been pretty consistent in the past few decades of declining interest rates.  Before that period, the correlations weren't negative, they were closer to zero. of course. ...
by var
Sun Jan 17, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!
Replies: 100
Views: 21042

Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

My guess.  We get a big nasty drop.  And we go right back up again.