Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

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Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

Post by Reub » Wed Jan 13, 2016 2:53 pm

This looks like a very problematic time to be heavily invested in equities. But the PP is doing just fine. I just hope that mathjak, Budd and others are sleeping well right now. This could be a very, very bad year for stocks!
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Post by Reub » Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:00 pm

Jeff Gundlach now saying that this is a capital preservation environment,  not a speculative one. Predicts $1400 gold. Didn't see his bond prediction but I would guess that it's bullish.


http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/ ... pportunity


Here's a better link :
http://www.businessinsider.com/jeff-gun ... -12-2016-1
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Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

Post by buddtholomew » Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:55 pm

Reub wrote: This looks like a very problematic time to be heavily invested in equities. But the PP is doing just fine. I just hope that mathjak, Budd and others are sleeping well right now. This could be a very, very bad year for stocks!
Reub, sleeping just fine as long as the PP continues to weather the storm. I expect my 70/30 AA to decline along with equities and am prepared to re-balance accordingly. I would NEVER hold 70/30 in taxable as I am not prepared to watch the "money I cannot afford to lose" evaporate.
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Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

Post by Fred » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:23 pm

Reub wrote: This looks like a very problematic time to be heavily invested in equities. But the PP is doing just fine. I just hope that mathjak, Budd and others are sleeping well right now. This could be a very, very bad year for stocks!
I'm still working, about 2 or so years from retirement, and contributing to a 401k and most of the new money goes into stocks.

Au Contraire, I think this could be a good year for stocks. Buy low, sell high.
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Post by ochotona » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:46 pm

I think it's going to end in tears.
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Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

Post by buddtholomew » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:34 pm

Same story, different day. Buy stocks and shed gold and treasuries like the plague. Not sure what we are all rejoicing, the PP is not positive, but less negative that an equity rich portfolio.
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Re: Stocks Crashing! Thank God For The PP!!

Post by Cortopassi » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:46 pm

Had to know once someone thanked God for the PP that the next day TLT and gold get killed!  It is a ying yang lately that is going nowhere fast.  :(

I'm starting to feel the great sub 1000 washout in gold is coming soon.
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Post by MediumTex » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:56 pm

It's going to be a long year.
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
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Post by Desert » Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:41 pm

Cortopassi wrote: Had to know once someone thanked God for the PP that the next day TLT and gold get killed!  It is a ying yang lately that is going nowhere fast.  :(

I'm starting to feel the great sub 1000 washout in gold is coming soon.
I'm waiting, with a sack full of fiat currency. 
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Post by ochotona » Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:42 pm

Cortopassi wrote: Had to know once someone thanked God for the PP that the next day TLT and gold get killed!  It is a ying yang lately that is going nowhere fast.  :(

I'm starting to feel the great sub 1000 washout in gold is coming soon.
HA HA I was the gold bear, but now I'm thinking if gold just goes sideways throughout much of 2016, by 2017 I'll just buy enough to make up 5% of my portfolio and be done with it. I need the portfolio insurance.
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Post by Reub » Thu Jan 14, 2016 4:51 pm

MediumTex wrote: It's going to be a long year.
Are you being serious?
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Post by MediumTex » Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:06 pm

Reub wrote:
MediumTex wrote: It's going to be a long year.
Are you being serious?
If we are going to lament every time the PP has a bad day, sometimes several times a day, then yeah, it's going to be a long year.

The PP really ought to be about peace of mind.  That's one of its biggest selling points, but people seem to fret about it just as much as other strategies with WAY more volatility.  Maybe fretting about investments is just a habit some people have and it's hard to shake no matter how safe a strategy they are using.
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