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by IDrinkBloodLOL
Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Is The Big Crash Coming?
Replies: 47
Views: 10652

Re: Is The Big Crash Coming?

wolfgango wrote:When the 3 non cash assets drop I see the cash portion carrying or greatly mitigating the drop. In relation to the others cash is up so to speak.
This brings up an interesting point: how can we know what the value of cash is doing?
by IDrinkBloodLOL
Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Is The Big Crash Coming?
Replies: 47
Views: 10652

Re: Is The Big Crash Coming?

Thursday, I rebalanced everything to match what I am most happy with. Call it the Corto portfolio. A little more precious metals (30%) and stocks (35%) basically, taken from the cash portion. This is common. Many people see deflation as almost impossible but inflation as assured, and 25% of the por...
by IDrinkBloodLOL
Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Trading Options with the PP
Replies: 14
Views: 4645

Re: Trading Options with the PP

I figured as much. Thanks.
by IDrinkBloodLOL
Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Trading Options with the PP
Replies: 14
Views: 4645

Re: Trading Options with the PP

What about the value of buying put options for your own stock, bond and gold funds, termed a year out? It's not uncommon in PP to have one stinker and two productive assets each year, with cash always being roughly flat. I haven't looked at an option table for years, but do the numbers for buying pu...
by IDrinkBloodLOL
Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Intellectuals are Freaks
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: Intellectuals are Freaks

I am aware of no studies of this sensitive topic, but to judge from my experience the number of single individuals and childless married couples among what might be called the American intelligentsia appears to be much higher than in the population at large. The postponement of marriage in order to...
by IDrinkBloodLOL
Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: VHIAX
Replies: 3
Views: 3036

VHIAX

Some bank investment guy tried to pitch this fund to me a few years ago. I wasn't impressed with his operation for a number of reasons, but I've looked into the fund, it's basically just a growth stock ETF. One thing I sometimes wonder about is, if the point of holding stock is to cash in during tim...