The GOLD scream room

Discussion of the Gold portion of the Permanent Portfolio

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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby buddtholomew » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:10 am

So sad, but expected for sure.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby Cortopassi » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:40 am

Just a little happy screaming here...

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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby Cortopassi » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:24 am

Well, SO glad the latest WWIII crisis has been averted...at least until tomorrow.

What an amazing change in volatility 2018 has brought.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby buddtholomew » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:55 am

That’s the PP for you.
Gold and Treasuries selling off post false positive crisis.
I feel even more confident holding a higher percentage in equities.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby ochotona » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:16 pm

Schwab just published a note to clients suggesting as much as 9% of a portfolio could be devoted to gold. I've never heard that from them before.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby dualstow » Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:39 pm

ochotona wrote:Schwab just published a note to clients suggesting as much as 9% of a portfolio could be devoted to gold. I've never heard that from them before.


Did they give a reason for that (maximum) percentage?
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby ochotona » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:04 pm

dualstow wrote:
ochotona wrote:Schwab just published a note to clients suggesting as much as 9% of a portfolio could be devoted to gold. I've never heard that from them before.


Did they give a reason for that (maximum) percentage?


No reason given. Here's the article:

https://www.schwab.com/resource-center/ ... cmp=em-QYD
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby technovelist » Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:55 pm

dualstow wrote:
ochotona wrote:Schwab just published a note to clients suggesting as much as 9% of a portfolio could be devoted to gold. I've never heard that from them before.


Did they give a reason for that (maximum) percentage?


It's less than 10%? ;)
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby ochotona » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:00 pm

9% is huge for Schwab
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Postby dualstow » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:42 pm

Yeah, it does seem large for Schwab. I've never used them, but I grew up knowing who Charles Schwab was and just associate them with stocks.
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