1) Never get involved in a land war in Asia.Taylor Larimore wrote:Gabriel:
Thank you for the link showing that it is dangerous to make a long-term bet against an index fund.
Yes. A lot of the people here who think TBM is too heavy in treasuries actually like VBIIX more.Gort wrote:Is VBIIX a good core holding?
ArthurO wrote:I refuse to loose my purchasing power due to inflation.
You refuse? You must be pretty important, the market doesn't ask for my permission when it sets risk/return curves.ArthurO wrote:I refuse to loose even a penny
+1. I'd be 70/30 max, 60/40 maybe.pkcrafter wrote:No, 100% equity is not a good idea, especially after the current market run-up.
While most of his advice is sound, I would avoid purchasing a ShamWow.Riverstwo wrote:As for me Im just gonna
watch it unfold in time, a little taper here and add in some derivatives with smoke and mirrors and sham-wow.
If you are actually checking the NAV price of your funds on a daily basis, you should probably stop. It doesn't really do any good, can make people emotional (surprise!), and emotional people tend to make bad financial decisions.dbc47 wrote:but it is hard to be happy when bond NAVs are dropping almost daily.