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by ppbob
Wed May 01, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gold ETF Fee War Gets Complicated
Replies: 10
Views: 1379

Gold ETF Fee War Gets Complicated

Interesting article but mostly about fees and bid/ask spread But notes that Over the past 12 months, for example, GLD saw outflows of $2.7 billion. Meanwhile, all other gold ETFs combined saw net inflows of $2.3 billion. https://www.etf.com/publications/etfr/gold-etf-fee-war-gets-complicated?nopagin...
by ppbob
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: crypto-gold from UK Royal Mint
Replies: 1
Views: 843

crypto-gold from UK Royal Mint

https://blocktribe.com/blog/bitcoin-vs-rmg-gold/ Today @RoyalMintUK launched a gold backed token @RoyalMintGold RMG. Which is freely tradable for physical gold at their vaults. The coin has some very exciting properties: Your RMG token is a representation of the real gold that you own. The royal mi...
by ppbob
Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)
Replies: 12
Views: 3789

Re: Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)

tickler came up again.

EDIT: looks like it is available for sale.

I am not an early adopter so I will wait some time before I buy.
by ppbob
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)
Replies: 12
Views: 3789

Re: Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)

I set a tickler for today. I did a search and it looks to me that it has not started trading. Oh well, set another tickler for next month. Do the Aussies take the month of August off like the Euros? Wait, it is now the middle of winter there. So is January their August?? Those darned upsider-downers...
by ppbob
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: 'Bond vigilantes' are saddled up and ready to push rates higher
Replies: 5
Views: 2561

Re: 'Bond vigilantes' are saddled up and ready to push rates higher

Mish: https://www.themaven.net/mishtalk/economics/no-bond-vigilantes-just-record-short-futures-speculators-wnplpfLcaEeWOwLo7NqJMA Mish is full of it as usual. Mish: Fundamentally, there is no way to dump holdings to enforce "fiscal discipline" because someone has to hold every bond issued until it ...
by ppbob
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Bonds
Topic: 'Bond vigilantes' are saddled up and ready to push rates higher
Replies: 5
Views: 2561

'Bond vigilantes' are saddled up and ready to push rates higher

There's reason to be concerned about bond vigilantes, who are no longer under "lock and key" and are free to push yields higher, Wall Street veteran Ed Yardeni told CNBC on Friday. ... "They had been sort of put under lock and key by the central banks. The Fed had lowered interest rates down to zer...
by ppbob
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Larry Swedroe's take on gold
Replies: 12
Views: 5183

Larry Swedroe's take on gold

His article: http://www.etf.com/sections/index-investor-corner/swedroe-dont-be-distracted-golds-glitter See also the discussion on Bogleheads (also some discussion of the permanent portfolio on the thread) https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=214011&newpost=3288702 The article was a...
by ppbob
Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Bonds
Topic: Maximum Bond Upside
Replies: 235
Views: 59446

Re: Maximum Bond Upside

You americans have nothing to complain still ;) The euro version of TLT (https://www.ishares.com/nl/particuliere-belegger/nl/producten/251775/ishares-ebrexx-government-germany-105yr-ucits-etf-de-fund) is yielding 0.35% ..... I am not fully invested yet and i need to invest quite a lot of euros........
by ppbob
Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Cash
Topic: Cash FAQ
Replies: 1
Views: 17757

Re: Cash FAQ

To access the broken link re permanent portfolio returns use:

archive.org Mar. 4, 2016 copy of webpage
by ppbob
Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gold FAQ
Replies: 6
Views: 22939

Re: Gold FAQ

Craig took down the crawlingroad website. Can anyone post the FAQ somewhere else?