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by europeanwizard
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gld..how it works
Replies: 7
Views: 1103

Re: Gld..how it works

Good one, especially how it points to counterparty risk.
by europeanwizard
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: My current project is about to get a bit more attention
Replies: 15
Views: 792

Re: My current project is about to get a bit more attention

No comments because this is above my paygrade, but congratulations man.
by europeanwizard
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: macro photography -some shots i took
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: macro photography -some shots i took

Very pretty!
by europeanwizard
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: AI
Replies: 8
Views: 1140

Re: AI

senecaaa wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:22 pm
And because in AI there is a known fact that the party who is in front will stay in front (and increase the lead) the obvious pick would be $GOOG.
If you believe in AI, then what about Tesla?

I, for one, welcome our new self-driving overlords.
by europeanwizard
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: I pulled the trigger
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: I pulled the trigger

Do whatever makes you sleep better at night.

You have ten years on me. But I, for one, didn't want to be one of those people who develop ulcers during the next bear market.
by europeanwizard
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: European PP, update 6 months after starting
Replies: 43
Views: 12554

Re: European PP, update 6 months after starting

Since Tyler is such a modest person and doesn't plaster his site with ads, I'll be the one to mention you can buy him a cup of coffee here:
https://portfoliocharts.com/2019/06/22/ ... th-coffee/
by europeanwizard
Wed Jan 01, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: 2019 Permanent Portfolio Results
Replies: 18
Views: 2241

Re: 2019 Permanent Portfolio Results

My PP is the normal stuff except it's divided between gold, 7-10 yr. European bonds, world stocks, and the cash is on a 0.5% interest savings account (because we've got a negative rate money market here in Europe, Mario Draghi be damned). I'm still overweight on cash, which will be remedied in the n...
by europeanwizard
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Gold's Time To Shine?
Replies: 37
Views: 4165

Re: Gold's Time To Shine?

sorry i did this to you all lol So Don gives us a holiday present and you decided with one fool action to take it all away, huh? :D As for gold's time to shine, I've understood that gold right now is historically already above average, due to several central banks slowly building up their gold rese...
by europeanwizard
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: worst gold fund for 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 5183

Re: worst gold fund for 2019

I wonder how they justify that expense ratio. Or is it just milking their remaining client base for all they're worth?
by europeanwizard
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Harry Browne Obituary
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Harry Browne Obituary

vnatale wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:18 pm
Yes. Just the title, of course, says a lot but would have loved to have read it.
I'd expect it to be pretty explosive. Just the title suggests that he perhaps didn't change much in his views on this topic, since "Freedom in an unfree world".
by europeanwizard
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Harry Browne Obituary
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: Harry Browne Obituary

"He was writing a book called The War Racket at the time of his death". Interesting.
by europeanwizard
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Variable Portfolio?
Replies: 12
Views: 1495

Re: Variable Portfolio?

Not strictly PP, I've got 25% global stocks instead of the recommended 25% national stocks. Also, I've got a small VP with crypto and P2P lending, sized to about 4% of my PP.