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by boglerdude
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Why cryptocurrencies are a terrible idea
Replies: 10
Views: 345

Re: Why cryptocurrencies are a terrible idea

> Deflation is good So...why are you right and all the economists wrong. http://www.igmchicago.org/igm-economic-experts-panel/poll-results?SurveyID=SV_cw1nNUYOXSAKwrq "a growing economy requires a growing supply of money to finance a growing volume of transactions with price stability." "Fiat money ...
by boglerdude
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Basic Income back in the news
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Basic Income back in the news

So the libs want open borders and UBI...

Maybe if we also had full surveillance of public areas, to eliminate crime. its been working in Manhattan
by boglerdude
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Why cryptocurrencies are a terrible idea
Replies: 10
Views: 345

Re: Why cryptocurrencies are a terrible idea

"Cryptocurrencies are deflationary" not sure if this is bad.

https://www.cato.org/policy-report/mayj ... -deflation

I should read this
by boglerdude
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: tax loss harvesting
Replies: 8
Views: 273

Re: tax loss harvesting

They should just not allow you to deduct losses, since its too difficult to determine if funds are "too similar"

Bogleheads shouldnt be condoning this, it's against the spirit of the law
https://www.bogleheads.org/w/index.php? ... tute_funds
by boglerdude
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: The Bond King- Bill Gross is retiring
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: The Bond King- Bill Gross is retiring

Anybody got an eli5 on how he made the billions

Some say "Gross rode a 30-year bull market in bonds. He was in the right place at the right time."
by boglerdude
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Oxycontin
Replies: 30
Views: 658

Re: Oxycontin

Low dopamine folks will do anything to feel normal/good and you cant "blame" them. Drugs, gambling...most of society's bad behaviors
by boglerdude
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Trump as tragicomedy
Replies: 823
Views: 67954

Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Trumps just an attention whore who will say anything for cheers. The actual story of his presidency, is why was Hillary forced on us as the only alternative
by boglerdude
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock scream room
Replies: 497
Views: 98485

Re: Stock scream room

Plants to build what? There's ample global industrial capacity
by boglerdude
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: Question on duration vs maturity
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Question on duration vs maturity

Why not barbell, put long and short in your bond allocation
by boglerdude
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock scream room
Replies: 497
Views: 98485

Re: Stock scream room

Bulls dont die of old age. Where's the malinvestment? China could poop the bed. Oil could go up, if high rates squeeze frackers
by boglerdude
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Cash
Topic: FDIC risk
Replies: 11
Views: 438

Re: FDIC risk

> There is nothing to prevent something like this from happening again

Capital requirements aka skin in the game. They've doubled, but we'll see if that's enough

https://www.bloomberg.com/quicktake/ban ... tal-ratios