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by AdamA
Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP and the Election
Replies: 13
Views: 5643

Re: PP and the Election

All of those drops boil down to a 2-3% drop for the portfolio. Are you really that stressed?
by AdamA
Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP and the Election
Replies: 13
Views: 5643

Re: PP and the Election

I just think it's odd that the two "flight to safety" assets are taking losses instead of the stock market, given the uncertainty.
by AdamA
Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: PP and the Election
Replies: 13
Views: 5643

PP and the Election

It is interesting to me that gold and treasury bonds have responded the most dramatically to the election results.

Any thoughts?
by AdamA
Sat Aug 27, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: 13% time to cash out?
Replies: 13
Views: 5710

Re: 13% time to cash out?

MediumTex wrote:No, it is not time to cash out.

If you must do something, rebalance.
Or maybe go for a jog, play a round of gold, or start smoking crack or something.
by AdamA
Tue May 31, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Funds
Topic: PRPFX -6.58% YTD, 4x4 +6.69% YTD
Replies: 7
Views: 12753

Re: PRPFX -6.58% YTD, 4x4 +6.69% YTD

The thing is a lot of the financial sites like googlefinance.com don't take into account the end of year distribution. So what happens is shareholders get a payout, and then the price of the fund drops. If you re-invest the payout, you'll own more shares of PRPFX, but at a lower price. If you look a...
by AdamA
Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Perth Mint Online Depository Program
Replies: 19
Views: 7829

Re: Perth Mint Online Depository Program

Yeah, but no one with a brain would use unallocated storage except as a temporary parking place.  I'm not sure I agree.  I think either you trust the mint or you don't.  If they're not honest enough to honor the unallocated storage, then why would anyone expect them to honor the allocated storage?
by AdamA
Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Perth Mint Online Depository Program
Replies: 19
Views: 7829

Re: Perth Mint Online Depository Program

Good discussion here. http://gyroscopicinvesting.com/forum/gold/perth-mint/ There are a lot of good posts by the user named Bronsuchecki.  He works there, I think. Isn't that discussion with regards to the certificate program which had a 10k minimum? I believe this new one doesn't have this require...
by AdamA
Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Perth Mint Online Depository Program
Replies: 19
Views: 7829

Re: Perth Mint Online Depository Program

Good discussion here.

http://gyroscopicinvesting.com/forum/gold/perth-mint/

There are a lot of good posts by the user named Bronsuchecki.  He works there, I think. 
by AdamA
Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: *** NYC PP Meetups - @ ? ***
Replies: 60
Views: 12029

Re: *** NYC PP Meetup - 4/17/16 1 pm @ 181 Cabrini ***

Would love to meet you guys, but will be out of town.

Pour some out for me!
by AdamA
Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:14 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: OJ's Knife Found
Replies: 13
Views: 2080

Re: OJ's Knife Found

During the Rodney King beating, some of the radio traffic included the following comment: "This is like something out of Gorillas in the Mist ." They first scene of the first episode of the FX show The People versus OJ Simpson is the footage of the Rodney King beating and LA riots.  It made me wond...
by AdamA
Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:41 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: The People Versus OJ Simpson
Replies: 1
Views: 596

The People Versus OJ Simpson

Anyone watching it?

Gotta say, the first episode was pretty promising.

http://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/america ... y/episodes
by AdamA
Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: Variable Portfolio Discussion
Topic: LEAPS PP
Replies: 162
Views: 40413

Re: LEAPS PP

GLD position is up 56%
TLT position is up 49%
SPY position is down 49%

Altogether it's up around 19% for the year so far.