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by AdamA
Sun Jul 19, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Sprott Intends to Make Exchange Offers for Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion
Replies: 208
Views: 45333

Re: Sprott Intends to Make Exchange Offers for Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion

So if I do nothing, GTU keeps my proxies and I keep GTU, right?  Nothing changes?
by AdamA
Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Gold
Topic: Sprott Intends to Make Exchange Offers for Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion
Replies: 208
Views: 45333

Re: Sprott Intends to Make Exchange Offers for Central GoldTrust and Silver Bullion

Can anyone explain to me what happened with this in very simple terms?  I really don't understand. 

I used GTU because I felt that they were very transparent and therefor a little easier to trust than some of the ETFs.  Now I don't know what to think. 
by AdamA
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: Bonds
Topic: How bad was my timing?
Replies: 9
Views: 3001

Re: How bad was my timing?

far north steve wrote: Promptly, the 30 year bonds fell over 10%.
Keep in mind too that this is only a 2.5% loss to your portfolio.  Try not to look at the assets in isolation.  Look at the portfolio as a whole.
by AdamA
Thu Apr 30, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Permanent Portfolio Discussion
Topic: No where to hide
Replies: 829
Views: 113059

Re: No where to hide

dragoncar wrote: I find bitching is just a regular part of the PP.  It's really 20% stocks, 20% gold, 20% bonds, 20% cash, and 20% bitching.  Bitching is high right now so you probably need to rebalance out of it.
Good one.
by AdamA
Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Dr. Oz is a quack
Replies: 18
Views: 3190

Re: Dr. Oz is a quack

Benko wrote: ...but to point out how useless being called a quack by conventional medical types is.
Very good point.
by AdamA
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Better Call Saul
Replies: 72
Views: 16163

Re: Better Call Saul

I think the guy who bumped into Jimmy in the restaurant bathroom (the big, burly guy with the long beard) was one of the guys on the "wanted" posters from the episode's opening scene when the camera panned down to Jimmy's face. I noticed the same thing. I also thought it was funny the way the camer...
by AdamA
Wed Mar 18, 2015 7:36 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Better Call Saul
Replies: 72
Views: 16163

Re: Better Call Saul

How good is this show?

I love seeing Saul dressed up like Matlock. 
by AdamA
Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:49 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Dan Carlin's Common Sense
Replies: 8
Views: 2340

Re: Dan Carlin's Common Sense

I agree, Moda.

Really an enjoyable podcast.

Agree or disagree, he makes very compelling arguments. 
by AdamA
Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:17 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: Recovering GoldBug
Replies: 10
Views: 3816

Re: Recovering GoldBug

CraigR has made the point several times that if he were ever to start a "Permanent Portfolio Hedge Fund", he would send out a statement every year to the investors with just the total Portfolio Annual returns in it.  Then... inside that envelope would be another super secret envelope labeled with s...
by AdamA
Fri Feb 13, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Better Call Saul
Replies: 72
Views: 16163

Re: Better Call Saul

I loved the first two episodes.

Vince Gilligan really knows how to deliver.
by AdamA
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: Gold
Topic: The GOLD scream room
Replies: 2639
Views: 533130

Re: The GOLD scream room

Lowe wrote: So that in one year you can regret it.
The PP is designed this way.  At least on asset class will almost always perform poorly.
by AdamA
Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: Other Discussions
Topic: Why the US prison population exploded
Replies: 23
Views: 2682

Re: Why the US prison population exploded

According to that chart, in 1980 people convicted of murder only got around a five years sentence (?).