Tactical Asset Allocation + HBPP an intriguing combo

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Re: Tactical Asset Allocation + HBPP an intriguing combo

Post by ochotona » Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:28 pm

IBKR charges USD 0.005 per share to trade. It sounds like Schwab charge MORE than that to their customers, but we don't know it because the charges are not line-items. I am trying to get my hands on more information. They sell their order flow to 3rd party trading desks and earn commissions form it. Every years they earn $100s of millions in this manner.
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Re: Tactical Asset Allocation + HBPP an intriguing combo

Post by Kbg » Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:48 pm

I don’t have Schwab so I can’t compare, but pure commission wise if you are swinging a really big bat fixed commission is cheaper than IB.

IB provides a ton of methods to control your trade. Of note, as of Friday IB now offers a commission free trading account for US stocks and ETFs.
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Re: Tactical Asset Allocation + HBPP an intriguing combo

Post by ochotona » Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:39 pm

The GEM portfolio is in US Equities for October 2019 (SPY, IVV, VOO, SCHX)
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Re: Tactical Asset Allocation + HBPP an intriguing combo

Post by ochotona » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:38 pm

The GEM portfolio is in US Equities for November 2019 (SPY, IVV, VOO, SCHX). It's early to call it, but a change is highly unlikely.
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Re: Tactical Asset Allocation + HBPP an intriguing combo

Post by HappyMan » Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:00 am

Here is a Canadian version of GEM, Hot Potato Portfolio,

https://www.moneysense.ca/save/investin ... portfolio/
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