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Post by amdda01 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:22 pm

But are you watching those guys?

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Post by mathjak107 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:31 pm

amdda01 wrote:
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But are you watching those guys?

USO all time low.
Yep ...it is amazing looking at some of the energy sector ..
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Post by mathjak107 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:38 pm

If I was going to speculate on something I sooner do it on Tlt and sqol or gld .... i don’t mind getting stuck with them , there is always a flash in the pan no matter how brief..uso not so much
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Post by amdda01 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:00 pm

Holy krap :

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Post by mathjak107 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:02 pm

Got Tlt at 153.00 ......it was down more than 6.50% today ....It really plunged at the end falling below 153 .....

Well let’s see what tomorrow brings.. bought what I had yesterday and pocketed 3500 difference
1 to 2% moves used to be a lot ..holy cow ,these moves are insane
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:57 am

tlt down another 2.50% early am .. that is almost 10% in 24Hrs .... i may be buying back gold today , that is down more than 2% early am .
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Post by Cortopassi » Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:59 am

mj,

You are always doing this with GLD and TLT. Given the past couple weeks 5-15% per day swings in stocks, are you doing it in those? Seems like easy money, almost every day is either up big or down big with no in between.

If not, why do you not? Just curious, because you otherwise do a good job of tweaking (me at least) with your GLD and TLT are down middle of the night posts.

But you don't do the same type of post with the DOW is limit down. Hmmm. Bias?? ^-^
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:03 am

Cortopassi wrote:
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mj,

You are always doing this with GLD and TLT. Given the past couple weeks 5-15% per day swings in stocks, are you doing it in those? Seems like easy money, almost every day is either up big or down big with no in between.

If not, why do you not? Just curious, because you otherwise do a good job of tweaking (me at least) with your GLD and TLT are down middle of the night posts.

But you don't do the same type of post with the DOW is limit down. Hmmm. Bias?? ^-^
i only trade tlt and gld ...with stocks i have my allocation and core and for the most part are long term holds like one may switch from the pp to the butterfly at times and then back ... . if anything i am adding with each dip to the insight growth model bringing equities up from the 22% it fell to ... so i don't really get excited over the moves in stocks up or down since i stick to the plan .. basically my variable portfolio i trade is the pp components .

i want to eventually get back to 40% equities so i added about 20% of the money in to more equities on these dips with 80% still earmarked to go in if we fall far enough , if not then i rather not get it all in and stay at these levels . ...

for the most part the core holdings are boring .....
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:48 am

gld back again ......just rebought i don't really like gld because of hsbc being the custodian but i wanted the liquidity at this stage .

doubled up the positions with 100k in each , my max
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:21 am

already i am down in both lol
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Post by amdda01 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:28 pm

Rocky 3

"What's your prediction for the fight?"

"Pain"

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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:18 pm

A long term hold ha ha ha. Stuck in it for now .....

I doubt Old harry realized all the other factors that would be part of future markets .....things like machine driven sales to the extent they are 90% of the daily volume ....the margin calls ,, the leveraging and deleveraging of positions instantly ..Interest rates so low liquidity in treasuries falters as buyers demand more interest to take the risk

So these investments are no longer economically correlated when push comes to shove and the real deal strikes ....this is along the lines of the proverbial zombie attack where the pp assets were supposed to shine .....well so far not the case ....the worse things get the more the protective assets crap the bed
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