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by grayfox
Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom
Replies: 181
Views: 22930

Re: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom

True, you don't need to know if the fund invests in China, Chile or Czechoslovakia to invest. You don't even need t know the name of the fund. All you really need is the symbol, VWO. And maybe a chart or some anecdotal information get the timing right.
by grayfox
Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom
Replies: 181
Views: 22930

Re: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom

Consider the population and GDP of the Emerging Market countries vs. the Developed Market Countries GROUP POP (millions) GDP (Billion USD) TOTAL(EM) 4,140.58 23,219.00 TOTAL(DM) 674.65 28,305.40 EM has population of 4.14 Billion, 6x the population of DM. But only 82% of the annual GDP. Let's look at...
by grayfox
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom
Replies: 181
Views: 22930

Re: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom

@grayfox, Are you weighting your data by the market cap of the countries as represented in the index? No, I haven't gotten to looking at investments or percentages yet. Only which countries it invests in. --------------------------------------------------------------- BTW, if I weight the location ...
by grayfox
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom
Replies: 181
Views: 22930

Re: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom

Greayfox, I liked your way of looking where the "center of gravity" for these markets are. I was surprised that the EM is in the Red See about 100 miles south of Mecca (hope I entered the numbers right) and the average for the developed Markets were north to the Red See in Turkey (surpris...
by grayfox
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom
Replies: 181
Views: 22930

Re: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom

Here is the population and GDP for VEIEX COUNTRY POP (millions) GDP (Billion USD) CHINA 1,357.00 9,240.00 TAIWAN 23.48 474.00 INDIA 1,252.00 1,877.00 S AFRICA 52.98 350.60 BRAZIL 200.40 2,246.00 MEXICO 122.30 1,261.00 MALAYSIA 29.72 313.20 RUSSIA 143.50 2,097.00 INDONESIA 249.90 868.30 THAILAND 67.0...
by grayfox
Wed Apr 13, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom
Replies: 181
Views: 22930

Re: I'm Calling an Emerging Markets Bottom

Where does Emerging Markets Fund invest? On Vanguard, I looked up which countries VEIEX invests in. Then I looked up the capital city and where in the world they are located. COUNTRY CAPITAL LAT LONG CHINA BEIJING 39.9042 116.4074 TAIWAN TAIPEI 25.0330 121.5654 INDIA NEW DELHI 28.6139 77.2090 S AFRI...
by grayfox
Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Rebalancing to control risk doesn't make sense to me
Replies: 42
Views: 3219

Re: Rebalancing to control risk doesn't make sense to me

So we've had some discussions regarding the so-called "rebalancing bonus" recently, about how rebalancing makes you buy low and sell high. There doesn't seem to be a lot of data to back that up, which seems reasonable since it would make it a valid market-timing strategy. (If you do think...
by grayfox
Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Predicting stock market returns accurately?
Replies: 52
Views: 3159

Re: Predicting stock market returns accurately?

Unless I am misunderstanding something, then I have to conclude that this is not a valid forecasting model. REPEAT: THIS IS NOT A VALID FORECASTING MODEL. It is an explanatory model. It could have some usefulness. But as a simple regression model, it only explains the past. BTW, I've spent a lot of ...
by grayfox
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Predicting stock market returns accurately?
Replies: 52
Views: 3159

Re: Predicting stock market returns accurately?

Double posting to bump because new content. I cobbled together the total returns and re=ran the numbers. It's still not quite lining up for the 10-year nominal returns (matching what the author did). http://s9.postimg.org/4eku850jz/Untitled.png It's looking strangely poor at the 20-year mark relati...
by grayfox
Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Predicting stock market returns accurately?
Replies: 52
Views: 3159

Re: Predicting stock market returns accurately?

I downloaded the average equity allocation data set from FRED, S&P 500 total return (dividend-adjusted price return) from Yahoo, and CPI data from multpl and tried it out for myself. The FRED data set gives four data points per year from October 1951 through October 2015. http://s8.postimg.org/...
by grayfox
Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

NON-INFLATION ADJUSTED SPIA I've heard people say that Inflation-Indexed Annuities are expensive. I suppose if you compare the payout amount for a IA-SPIA vs a NIA-SPIA it appears expensive. For example, for the 60-year-old Male, from the same company, the NIA-SPIA was 5.99% vs. 4.30% for the IA-SP...
by grayfox
Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

I also really enjoy this thread - thanks to everyone who contributed. I looked at a different possible solution and looked at the Vanguard High Yield Bond fund (VWEHX) as a possible source of a safe inflation adjusted income. This fund has a 35 year history since 1980, I took the daily closing pric...
by grayfox
Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

VPW delivers a variable stream of withdrawals. I am much more pessimistic than you are; I would assume that the initial VPW withdrawal could temporarily drop by 50% during retirement. This would raise the cost to approximately $535,000. But, in exchange for this cost, most (and possibly all) annual...
by grayfox
Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Another option is to use a TIPS ladder for the first 25 years, then buy an annuity at age 85 to cover years 85 until death. The 25 year TIPS ladder would cost ~$277k. An inflation indexed annuity for an 85 year old should pay out at least 12% of the lump sum (figuring a 6-7 year life expectancy for...
by grayfox
Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Grayfox, Do you know about variable withdrawal methods? Here are links that might interest you: ⋅  Our wiki: Variable percentage withdrawal page. ⋅  The thread discussing it: Variable Percentage Withdrawal (VPW) . 50/50 VPW Thanks. I downloaded the VPW spreadsheet. I just used t...
by grayfox
Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

[A very important detail to know about the Managed Payout Fund, is that it originally used a formula that targeted a payout rate of 5%, and the stated goal (carefully stated as being goals only, not guaranteed) was that both the payouts themselves and the value of the remaining portfolio would keep...
by grayfox
Thu Mar 17, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

50/50 TOTAL RETURN This should be easy. In 1998, the Trinity Study** established the 4% Rule: Withdraw 4% of the starting portfolio balance, and then increase the withdrawal each year with inflation. To get inflation-adjusted $12,000 per year would cost $12,000/0.04 = $300,000 and we're done. 8-) N...
by grayfox
Thu Mar 17, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Living off dividend income
Replies: 44
Views: 6839

Re: Living off dividend income

So I am trying to understand what dividend yield is and if many people actually can live off a dividend income. For example, for VTSAX, the dividend yield is 1.87%. Does that mean if you have 1 million dollars invested you earn $18,700? And is this annually for this fund or is it semi annually etc?...
by grayfox
Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

STOCK DIVIDENDS This looks simple enough to figure out. The plan would be to buy a stock fund and only spend the Dividend. I believe that historically, dividend increases have kept pace with inflation. I haven't checked that, but I think it's been true. To keep it simple, I am limiting the choices ...
by grayfox
Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Zero-Coupon Treasuries (STRIPS) Build a 40-year ladder using Zero-Coupon Treasury aka STRIPS. Basically, a bank or broker takes a regular Treasury Bond or Note with coupons, and makes every interest payment coupon and final principal payment a separate security. You buy STRIPS at a discount, and wh...
by grayfox
Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

SUMMARY OF WHAT I HAVE LEARNED SO FAR 1. Longevity. There is about 20% chance for a Male aged 60 to live to 90 or beyond. 1% chance to live to 100 or beyond. Slightly higher for Female. Higher still for at least one of a couple. For 99% confidence, plan to age 100 (40 years). 2. Inflation. Current ...
by grayfox
Tue Mar 15, 2016 12:22 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

I mostly agree with Magellan's analysis, though it is a bit conservative in covering a 40-year life expectancy. Rather than cover a long life expectancy, I'd buy an annuity at age 70. For example, at age 60, buy a 10-year CD ladder (roughly $120K) and invest $200K in 30-year TIPS. After 10 years, a...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

I think Managed Payout *could* work. But you would have to "overfund" it. In other words, if you want $1,000 per month, instead of investing $300,000 you would have to put in something like $400,000. Then when the NAV drops and the payout drops you still get inflation-adjusted $1,000 per m...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

How about this? MANAGED PAYOUT FUND Vanguard Managed Payout Fund How a managed payout can help with retirement income Vanguard Managed Payout Fund (VPGDX) Does this work? It's interesting that in the video "Pat" puts in $300,000 and gets 4% per year, or exactly $12,000 per year. This is $1...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Put 325,000 in a diversified bond fund yielding 2.6 pct with an inflation rate of 2 pct,and you will get 1000 per month adjusted for 2 pct inflation for 30 years. Of course,how good are those numbers going out 30 years? What are the chances that inflation compounded over the next 40 years will be g...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Grayfox, According to this Calculator - http://portfoliocharts.com/portfolio/withdrawal-rates/ Putting $150K in the Total Stock Fund and $150K in the Total Bond Fund should give you your $1,000 per month Inflation Adjusted. Looked at it. One problem with that calculator is that it used data only go...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

... Cost to Fund with Cash (no inflation): $480,000 Cost to Fund with Cash (1975-2015 inflation): $1,105,635.77 :idea: I think everyone can agree that it would be idiotic to fund a 40-year retirement with cash in a mattress. If you have to plan for inflation, the amount of money you would have to s...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Update on highest annual inflation over forty year period. I took a look at the Robert Shiller Data, which includes CPI. I calculated the compound annual CPI inflation rate over 40-year periods for every month from 1911.01 until the present. Shocking results! :shock: Before 1916: Deflation as much ...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Plugging this numbers into PV formula, I get a cost that is much higher cost. like 897K OMG, if this is true, just think of what a $4000/month federal government COLA pension is worth, not to mention it includes medical benefits? :oops: The government COLA pension is basically an Inflation-Adjusted...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

CASH Suppose I didn't trust insurance companies, banks, stocks or bonds. I could put cash in my mattress and take out $1000 each month. How much cash would I have to put in the mattress? 1. The main thing to know about cash is that it has zero nominal return. If you put $10,000 in a box, and come b...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Use TIPS to calculate by building a 35 year ladder (assuming death at or before 95), each year investing a sum to generate $12,000 real. Ask #Cruncher, a Bogleheads member, he has a program to calculate the cost. Yes, that is an excellent calculator. I haven't gotten to it yet for this problem, but...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:31 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

From another thread: This longevity estimator performs these calculations. For a male aged 60, this shows about 20% chance of still living at 90, and about 1% chance of still living at 100. (My guess was right!) So for my desired 99%, I would say that a Male60, should plan for 40 years, not 30 that ...
by grayfox
Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:25 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Life Expectancy Percentiles
Replies: 14
Views: 1453

Re: Life Expectancy Percentiles

#Cruncher wrote: This longevity estimator performs these calculations.


Thanks. From that calculator, for Male age 60, it looks like 20.27% chance of still living at 90
and 1.03% chance of still being alive at 100.
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Life Expectancy Percentiles
Replies: 14
Views: 1453

Re: Life Expectancy Percentiles

The table shows it is not 50% died from age 60 to 81.44. Table note says average LE is 21.44 @60. Sample size at age 60 is 85,995 male persons. Sample size left at ~81.44(~81.5) is 45,700. 1/2 of 86,000 is 43,000--not 45,700. Non-normal distribution of deaths, kurtosis? (Note at age 61, LE is not n...
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Life Expectancy Percentiles
Replies: 14
Views: 1453

Life Expectancy Percentiles

Does anyone know how to calculate Life Expectancy percentiles? For example, say for a Male aged 60. I looked up here and find Life Expectancy is 21.44 years. I am guessing that is the 50 percentile? In other words, 50% will die before that. How would you calculate the 67, 90, 95, 99, 99.5 ,99.9, 100...
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

Maybe not a good question, but why maximize the probability of success? What is 99% probability in SDs; 3? Isn't 1% an absurd accuracy? Why not just ask for guaranteed? The annuity is guaranteed. However, the insurance company can go under, or other unforeseen things can happen and the guarantee ma...
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

You said "How much would he have to pay to get inflation-adjusted $1,000 per month for life?" Either it is for life or it isn't. If that is a requirement you severely constrain the options. Perhaps the question should be rephrased to express what you really want to know. Well saying IA $1...
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

[i] Would you have to make any assumptions about longevity? That seems like the biggest assumption you would need to make. If you were to assume you will die at some specific age, you could allow your capital to drop to 0 at that age but with uncertainty about age, you can't do that. Your initial a...
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Re: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

If you buy from the insurance company, you are paying the insurance company to absorb the risks of high inflation, market drops, etc. If you roll your own, you need to consider those risks yourself. E.g., yes you would have to decide what inflation rate to use in your calculations. Also market retu...
by grayfox
Sun Mar 13, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?
Replies: 67
Views: 7708

Cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income?

What is the cost of $1000 per Month Inflation-Adjusted Income? Assume 60-year-old male in good health with family history of long longevity. How much would he have to pay to get inflation-adjusted $1,000 per month for life? Of course, anyone can go to Vanguard Annuity and get a current quote from s...
by grayfox
Sun Feb 28, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: where to get 3% real with the least amount of risk?
Replies: 56
Views: 6411

Re: where to get 3% real with the least amount of risk?

Here's the answer that's comes from Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT). Invest in the Tangency Portfolio (TP), and then either borrow or lend at the risk-free rate, until the expected return equals 3% real. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Markowitz_frontier.jpg TP has the highest Shar...
by grayfox
Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: where to get 3% real with the least amount of risk?
Replies: 56
Views: 6411

Re: where to get 3% real with the least amount of risk?

I'd be thrilled with 3% real returns for the next 10 years. what investment(s) do you think have the best chance of returning 3% real with the least amount of risk? 1. Make a list of all the investment choices. For simplicity, only consider VG funds and ETFs. 2. Forecast the 10-YR expected real ret...
by grayfox
Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: How Am I Doing? 18 Years of Data
Replies: 47
Views: 5562

Re: How Am I Doing? 18 Years of Data

OK, how am I doing? Here is my sequence of returns: 1998 8.26% 1999 10.41% 2000 3.16% 2001 -1.73% 2002 -3.67% 2003 20.75% 2004 11.10% 2005 6.45% 2006 12.96% 2007 5.35% 2008 -22.94% 2009 20.62% 2010 11.20% 2011 1.36% 2012 10.67% 2013 13.87% 2014 6.27% 2015 0.46% Thanks for posting that. That represe...
by grayfox
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Common Misconceptions about Safe Floor Retirement Planning
Replies: 93
Views: 11530

Re: Common Misconceptions about Safe Floor Retirement Planning

However, I came across the above quote in the thread, which I believe deserves its own thread. I’m not including the name of the poster, who is usually quite astute, but instead only the statement, which is a viewpoint that is widely held but wrongheaded. ... BobK Good topic and good explanation. I...
by grayfox
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:30 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dividend Mantra Sells Out
Replies: 28
Views: 7023

Re: Dividend Mantra Sells Out

You say that investing in S&P 500 index had higher return than dividend Mantra's portfolio of dividend stocks.

Well, did you do that, invest in S&P 500 and have better return than Dividend Mantra? If so congratulations! If not, why didn't you?
by grayfox
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dividend Mantra Sells Out
Replies: 28
Views: 7023

Re: Dividend Mantra Sells Out

Those who fail to beat their benchmarks invent excuses why total return doesn't matter. The sad part is that Dividend Mantra probably spends 500 - 1000 hours/year managing his portfolio, which has failed to beat a simple S&P 500 index fund. So after wasting 5000 hours on his portfolio, he is no...
by grayfox
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dividend Mantra Sells Out
Replies: 28
Views: 7023

Re: Dividend Mantra Sells Out

Warren Buffett does not grade himself on Book to Value -- he uses that measure to pick stocks that will have higher returns. Can you imagine him coming to a shareholder meeting and announcing proudly "I know our returns have been terrible for 10 years, but that doesn't matter -- our Book to Va...
by grayfox
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Treasury Market’s Inflation Expectations Tumble
Replies: 38
Views: 3730

Re: Treasury Market’s Inflation Expectations Tumble

I'm not sure we can understand much from a single daily move. Looking at the trend of TIPS yields, yields have been generally increasing for the last six months, so TIPS prices have been falling. Looking at 10-year TIPS yield for last six months: https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/fredgrap...
by grayfox
Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:17 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: A Rant about Ticker Speak
Replies: 44
Views: 3324

Re: A Rant about Ticker Speak

Please forgive the rant friendly reminder. :happy The amount of ticker speak has increased a lot recently. Every time tax loss harvesting threads start popping up, so do the instances of ticker speaking. Example - "I want to harvest losses in AAAAX. Can I use BBBBX as a partner?" And for ...

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