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Post by Cortopassi » Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:53 am

Amazing. We just keep on winning these trade deals so easily. ::)
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Post by mathjak107 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:27 am

Luck ..... I can’t even tell you what my criteria is other than the seat of my pants ....it’s just Tlt and Gld no matter if they are trending up or down they still give you these 2% windows to buy and sell and create profits ....eventually I will get caught in a down trend and have to sit but so far so good
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Post by Cortopassi » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:39 am

I didn't mean you...I meant Trump's trade deals. Funny.
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Post by mathjak107 » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:56 am

Ha ha ha ...it looks like A total fall of more than 15k from my sale yesterday until this moment ... I show out of the 15 k drop I am down about 4K from this mornings buy , sparing an additional 11k fall.
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Post by modeljc » Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:29 pm

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Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:56 am
Ha ha ha ...it looks like A total fall of more than 15k from my sale yesterday until this moment ... I show out of the 15 k drop I am down about 4K from this mornings buy , sparing an additional 11k fall.
Got lucky. Almost got to hold it for a while TLT.
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Post by mathjak107 » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:03 am

this is crazy ... it is getting tempting to sell again after buying at yesterdays sale prices
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Post by mathjak107 » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:55 am

Sold both earlier today for another 8k profit since yesterday. What a crazy week trading these two
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Post by mathjak107 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:30 am

so we start out monday with tlt and gld starting out almost 2k less than i sold out at yesterday ...

when i show a difference of minus 5-7k again , i will buy back in .

the last few weeks have been an insanely profitable ride in both just capitalizing on those 1-2% moves ... the money actually spends relatively short times in tlt sometimes just a day or so when it is volatile . it is in other investments when i am waiting for tlt and gld to do their thing so i can buy in .

i use a growth and income model made up of etf's so i can trade in and out when i get an opening in tlt or gld to raise the cash .

i will swap out the bond holdings for tlt and gld .

i think though the trading will slow down until phase 2 of the trade deal starts to be discussed . you really need the volatility to pull this off.

it is the sudden rise and then sudden evaporation of that rise that makes this worth doing but we don't have a lot of news left to do it except for maybe trump and his antics ..
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Post by mathjak107 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:14 am

looks like TLT will open down about 4k less than friday's sale .. if we hit 5k i will bank the 5k and rebuy what i had again .

this may be the last of the low hanging fruit though as there is not a whole lot out there to cause this kind of volatility i think ... but it did allow me to bank over 40k from just playing the TLT game as of friday and i may have it back again today if it falls a bit more without missing a beat . well except for the fact it has fallen had i just held it from where it was .. ...
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Post by mathjak107 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:49 am

wow , back in again to tlt , gld , 8k cheaper then i sold friday .
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Post by amdda01 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:48 pm

MJ,

I assume your Limit order for GBTC got triggered?
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Post by mathjak107 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:04 pm

Yep 8.30 I bought it again ... I was surprised it hit ,when I put it in the price was 8.37 ....I just sold it last week ... so let’s see what it brings ....it usually dips the day after I buy but then goes up a bit and I sell ......

Quite a day for tlt / Gld .... I bought everything back earlier 8k cheaper then I sold Friday and closed up on the gld /Tlt purchase by another 1400 combined total .....

The good news is my wife had no reservation about me taking some of the profit and buying a vintage 1980’s custom sonar drum set so I made an offer on it today . Hopefully the seller will come down in price .

The bad news is she wants something too , so I think she wants some pocketbook... but it’s all good ....glad we can do this
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