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by europeanwizard
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: I pulled the trigger
Replies: 8
Views: 1174

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: 14376

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: 2941

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: 5627

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: 7139

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: 730

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: 730

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: 2177

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.
by europeanwizard
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: SPIVA
Replies: 2
Views: 496

Re: SPIVA

Wow, that's pretty good news! Were the people in your organization happy? I mean, I bet you are going to save them a lot of money.
by europeanwizard
Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: What's your favorite color?
Replies: 32
Views: 3286

Re: What's your favorite color?

Tyler wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:55 am
Gold, naturally. ;)
:D
by europeanwizard
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Familiar?
Replies: 34
Views: 2851

Re: Familiar?

I checked what Harry Browne had to say on the subject: Governments invariably call upon their citizens to cooperate in efforts for the "public good." They want you to sacrifice to help solve economic crises, foreign-trade problems, and military conflicts; but these things were caused originally by g...
by europeanwizard
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: Safe Withdrawal Rate?
Replies: 30
Views: 3826

Re: Safe Withdrawal Rate?

Thanks for answering, Tyler. Your website has brought me so much insight.