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by Ad Orientem
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Jack Bogle has died
Replies: 17
Views: 286

Jack Bogle has died

An incredible man and a giant in the financial services industry. Truly the conscience of Wall Street.

Memory eternal!
by Ad Orientem
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Texas Bullion Depository Open for Business
Replies: 14
Views: 529

Re: Texas Bullion Depository Open for Business

I don't know one half of 1% seems expensive to me. It's cheaper to get a safe deposit box and insure it. Plus the safe deposit box can be close to your home or far away whatever you want. Leander is a long drive for me. +1 I'd also add that this is inside the US and it is a quasi government entity....
by Ad Orientem
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Texas Bullion Depository Open for Business
Replies: 14
Views: 529

Re: Texas Bullion Depository Open for Business

I don't know one half of 1% seems expensive to me. It's cheaper to get a safe deposit box and insure it. Plus the safe deposit box can be close to your home or far away whatever you want. Leander is a long drive for me. +1 I'd also add that this is inside the US and it is a quasi government entity....
by Ad Orientem
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: YouTube Junkie
Replies: 548
Views: 80064

Re: YouTube Junkie

https://youtu.be/4o0ftv4CQCk

"Life is hard. It's harder when you are stupid." -John Wayne

That said, I do think so called sovereign citizens serve a useful purpose. They give Scientologists somebody to laugh at.
by Ad Orientem
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 550

Re: Merry Christmas

Just curious what the objection is to sitting. I once went to a Russian Orthodox funeral service and it was just like your youtube link: everyone standing, on top of each other, for 2 hours without a break. And worse yet, holding candles. How some woman's hair did not catch on fire that day was the...
by Ad Orientem
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 550

Re: Merry Christmas

::)
by Ad Orientem
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 550

Re: Merry Christmas

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:09 pm
What just happened... Did I get Patriarch Rolled? Orthodoxxed?
That only happens in Russia...

https://youtu.be/EiuzLOs__TI?t=762
by Ad Orientem
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 550

Re: Merry Christmas

And Merry Christmas again!

https://youtu.be/3BNUX-UHkE8
by Ad Orientem
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: 2018 Results Post Here
Replies: 20
Views: 3307

Re: 2018 Results Post Here

Raw HBPP returns using Portfolio visualizer (https://www.portfoliovisualizer.com/)...

For purposes of getting a raw 1 year return I used the following funds (your mileage may vary)...

VGLT= 1.53%
VGSH= 1.55%
IAU= 1.76%
VTI= 5.21%

Total return (w/o dividends) = 1.74%
by Ad Orientem
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: What's going on with silver?
Replies: 71
Views: 6484

Re: What's going on with silver?

Silver now around $15.30. I am now in the black... woo hoo!
by Ad Orientem
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Justice Ginsberg Has Lung Cancer
Replies: 11
Views: 537

Re: Justice Ginsberg Has Lung Cancer

If she had pancreatic cancer ten years ago and is still among the quick, I think I will ask the dear lady to buy y lottery tickets for me.
by Ad Orientem
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 18
Views: 550

Merry Christmas

Wishing a blessed feast to all those celebrating the Nativity on this day.

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