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by Don
Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Gyroscopic Portfolios Is Now Under Construction
Replies: 24
Views: 4145

Re: Gyroscopic Portfolios Is Now Under Construction

Glad you appreciate the site and the suggestions. I view the Golden Butterfly as a 4x25 PP plus a variable portfolio of small-cap value. This is compatible with PP dogma for an investor who wants to tilt toward prosperity. I think the GB is fine and I don't think I'd try to talk someone out of it. ...
by Don
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Why cryptocurrencies are a terrible idea
Replies: 10
Views: 345

Re: Why cryptocurrencies are a terrible idea

dualstow wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:59 am
OOPS
Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga says customers’ holdings are trapped in an electronic vault after the firm’s founder died without revealing the access keys to unlock his laptop
-- WSJ, today
So it's not just us, dualstow. Now I feel better.
by Don
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Permanent Supplement Regime
Replies: 225
Views: 57788

Re: The Permanent Supplement Regime

Who knows, these days? My current supplement/nutrition regimen is: After morning shower... 1 ) A full pot of coffee while reading the news. 2 ) Serious weight lifting After gym... 3 ) 6 egg yolks stirred into a half a cup of Orange Juice. 4 ) 50 grams of Hydrolyzed Collagen and 4 grams of salt mixe...
by Don
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Time
Replies: 1
Views: 252

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by Don
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Gyroscopic Portfolios Is Now Under Construction
Replies: 24
Views: 4145

Re: Gyroscopic Portfolios Is Now Under Construction

Nice-looking website, Smith! I agree but I'd like to see the returns in real (inflation-adjusted) terms. I suspect the "flattening" that we see over the last ten years or so is at least partly due to inflation being low during that entire period. Check out this page from Ryan Melvey's site: http://...
by Don
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Purpose of the PP
Replies: 146
Views: 17880

Re: Purpose of the PP

ochotona wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:55 pm
buddtholomew wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:56 pm

So what exactly is the “smart” money buying?
Two year US Treasuries.
I bought 2 year notes less than 2 weeks ago at a yield of 2.98%! :D
by Don
Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gold, What is it Good For?
Replies: 29
Views: 3701

Re: Gold, What is it Good For?

So what exactly is a spambot?

Is it a person or a machine or something in between?
by Don
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2216
Views: 359633

Re: The GOLD scream room

dualstow wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:16 pm
Don wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:50 pm
dualstow wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:55 pm
I haven't looked at gold in so long that Chrome knows I want to go to apnews and not apmex.
What's to look at?
Wouldn't know. Haven't looked. O0
I just watch Gold Rush to get a sense of how the market is doing. :)
by Don
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2216
Views: 359633

Re: The GOLD scream room

dualstow wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:55 pm
I haven't looked at gold in so long that Chrome knows I want to go to apnews and not apmex.
What's to look at?
by Don
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The Mega Racket is now $1.6 Billion
Replies: 23
Views: 2102

Re: The Mega Racket is now $1 Billion

Take the cash payout or the 29 year annuity?
by Don
Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock scream room
Replies: 497
Views: 98479

Re: Stock scream room

Just picked up Ned Davis Research Group's note for October at Schwab.com MORE EVIDENCE OF A GLOBAL BEAR MARKET With Technology and U.S. benchmarks joining other global indices on the downside, it has become increasingly evident that stocks remain in a global bear market that started in January. Our...
by Don
Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Long Term Care
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: Long Term Care

ochotona wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:34 pm
Don what is your net worth?
It's considerable. Let's leave it at that.