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by Smith1776
Sat Mar 18, 2023 12:07 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Silicon Valley Bank Failure
Replies: 107
Views: 1496

Re: Silicon Valley Bank Failure

A per Harry Browne, many of us on this forum embrace the concept of uncertainty regarding the future, especially our ability to predict it.

So normally I don’t like to opine too much about the future. Nonetheless, my general sense is that this debacle isn’t over.
by Smith1776
Thu Mar 16, 2023 1:25 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: anyone buying bank stocks?
Replies: 11
Views: 227

Re: anyone buying bank stocks?

My value ETF (which has an incidental banking concentration) has tanked much more than my other equity ETFs, so I’ve rebalanced into it.

So yes!
by Smith1776
Wed Mar 15, 2023 3:34 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Dalio
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Dalio

I've rebalanced within the equity portion of my portfolio internally by buying up more value stocks (which have a high concentration in banks) in light of this news.

By greedy when others are fearful.. rebalancing does just that. O0
by Smith1776
Tue Mar 14, 2023 6:59 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Dalio
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: Dalio

I’ve been meaning to catch dalio on an AMA for yeaaarrss now.

I’ve wanted to ask him point blank to what degree he attributes his thinking to Harry Browne. I’ll get ‘em one of these days.
by Smith1776
Tue Mar 14, 2023 1:50 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: BTC in the PP
Replies: 188
Views: 43395

Re: BTC in the PP

This violent upward move in Bitcoin over just the past day or two was enough to hit a rebalancing band for me. Dang. Talk about volatile.
by Smith1776
Mon Mar 13, 2023 6:48 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1740
Views: 289998

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Very cool, Smithers. Congratulations! Thanks! I'd like to take part in this AI wave, so this data science program is really appealing to me. https://extension.harvard.edu/academics/programs/data-science-graduate-program/ You can do most of the program from a distance, but there's an on-campus exper...
by Smith1776
Mon Mar 13, 2023 2:03 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Meme Thread
Replies: 214
Views: 31396

Re: The Meme Thread

jalanlong wrote:
Mon Mar 13, 2023 10:19 am
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by Smith1776
Mon Mar 13, 2023 1:44 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1740
Views: 289998

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Very cool, Smithers. Congratulations! Thanks! I'd like to take part in this AI wave, so this data science program is really appealing to me. https://extension.harvard.edu/academics/programs/data-science-graduate-program/ You can do most of the program from a distance, but there's an on-campus exper...
by Smith1776
Mon Mar 13, 2023 11:44 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 3591
Views: 1213907

Re: The GOLD scream room

Yeah looks like it.

My gold is up 1.23%. Bitcoin is up 19.76% and bonds up 1.48%.

Stocks have tanked though lol. Especially my value fund, probably cause value seems to concentrate on the banking sector.
by Smith1776
Mon Mar 13, 2023 11:39 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1740
Views: 289998

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Looks like some of you are close..ish???

There is a strong probability I will be doing a graduate degree through Harvard Extension School pretty soon. I'd say about 80% likely.

When I'm in Cambridge if anyone wants to grab a bite and talk shop I'll be around. O0
by Smith1776
Sun Mar 12, 2023 5:09 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1740
Views: 289998

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Mark Leavy wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:45 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:38 pm
Close enough so as to not be inconvenient to grab a beer and walk around Harvard campus.
So, less than about 20,000 Smoots?
lol yes
by Smith1776
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:39 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Led Fridman
Replies: 60
Views: 7150

Re: Led Fridman

dualstow wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:17 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2023 2:54 pm
The nick bostrom one is still my favourite!
Will have to check that out.
Btw, Fridman also did a fine job of playing ‘Black Betty’ on his guitar while in the front seat of a self-driving car O0
Fridman really is a new and improved joe rogan!

A rogan 2.0 if you will. O0
by Smith1776
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:38 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1740
Views: 289998

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Mountaineer wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:14 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:04 pm
Does anyone on the forum live near Cambridge, Massachusetts?
Please define near.
Close enough so as to not be inconvenient to grab a beer and walk around Harvard campus.
by Smith1776
Sun Mar 12, 2023 4:04 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us
Replies: 1740
Views: 289998

Re: Daily "Check In" Thread For Us

Does anyone on the forum live near Cambridge, Massachusetts?
by Smith1776
Sun Mar 12, 2023 2:54 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Led Fridman
Replies: 60
Views: 7150

Re: Led Fridman

The nick bostrom one is still my favourite!
by Smith1776
Fri Mar 10, 2023 6:19 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Simon Baron-Cohen’s Autism test
Replies: 16
Views: 2035

Re: Simon Baron-Cohen’s Autism test

I keep reading this thread title as “Sacha Baron Cohen” lol.


https://youtu.be/Db4CU5eQaWk
by Smith1776
Wed Mar 08, 2023 10:22 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Apple Sucks, Doesn't it?
Replies: 73
Views: 29988

Re: Apple Sucks, Doesn't it?

Imagine the cheek that someone must have trying to give tech advice to Pointedstick lol.
by Smith1776
Mon Mar 06, 2023 12:59 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: House Purchase Successful!
Replies: 10
Views: 1349

Re: House Purchase Successful!

Why do the bots/spam accounts always seems to post in this particular thread??? ???
by Smith1776
Wed Mar 01, 2023 3:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Libertarians and property
Replies: 70
Views: 10672

Re: Libertarians and property

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by Smith1776
Sun Feb 26, 2023 1:15 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kat Klub
Replies: 519
Views: 94527

Re: Kat Klub

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by Smith1776
Sat Feb 25, 2023 10:52 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock Picking in the PP
Replies: 33
Views: 2760

Re: Stock Picking in the PP

I don't do individual stock picking for my PP but I do use factor funds, so definitely not a pure vanilla implementation here.
by Smith1776
Fri Feb 24, 2023 12:30 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Inflation
Replies: 39
Views: 1958

Re: Inflation

These were $1.00 a year ago. $1.27 a few months ago. Now $1.48.

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by Smith1776
Wed Feb 22, 2023 5:40 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kat Klub
Replies: 519
Views: 94527

Re: Kat Klub

“Typhoon Lily”. O0



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by Smith1776
Tue Feb 21, 2023 11:29 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kat Klub
Replies: 519
Views: 94527

Re: Kat Klub

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by Smith1776
Tue Feb 21, 2023 12:22 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Kat Klub
Replies: 519
Views: 94527

Re: Kat Klub

Mama Smithers says 12 point something pounds now… she’s getting up there!! That’s it? That’s how much my little lion weighs, but she still has a lot of muscle mass. Weird, right? She looks like she should weigh quite a bit more. Maybe just an unflattering angle haha. She's definitely put on pounds ...