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by TropikThunder
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Car Stereo Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1248

Re: Car Stereo Questions

Not to hijack the thread, but I was wondering if having a non-OEM stereo makes any difference when the car is eventually traded in. gasdoc At least at the level of a trade-in, the only consideration from the dealer will be the "does it work" check-box. So, no ding for not being OEM (unless the inst...
by TropikThunder
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: New HSA provider Lively offers investments for $30/yr fee
Replies: 169
Views: 20477

Re: New HSA provider Lively offers investments for $30/yr fee

To clarify, this is one of the periodic transfers you're doing to move money from your employer-linked HSA at Fifth-Third to your preferred one at Lively? I just submitted my first periodic transfer and the confirmation said it can take up to 8 weeks :( so hopefully my experience is similar to your...
by TropikThunder
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: New HSA provider Lively offers investments for $30/yr fee
Replies: 169
Views: 20477

Re: New HSA provider Lively offers investments for $30/yr fee

Hmm. I haven't attempted an ACH to Lively, so I can't say whether the delay on an ACH pull was normal. But I haven't seen more than an overnight delay on the transfers to TD Ameritrade. I would call or email them and see what's up. In both of my transfers, it's gone like this: Day x: Lively Submits...
by TropikThunder
Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Keeping it in a shoe-box is a safer AA
Replies: 37
Views: 3526

Re: Keeping it in a shoe-box is a safer AA

Hyperborea wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:30 am
Wow, that's so amazingly counter-intuitive. Thanks for the correction.
Right? I would add a “why this is so” explanation but I don’t know why. :|
by TropikThunder
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Keeping it in a shoe-box is a safer AA
Replies: 37
Views: 3526

Re: Keeping it in a shoe-box is a safer AA

Not looking for complicated tax advice or people’s qualifications, but for general info, what are some instances would the inheritance not have a stepped basis? I couldn’t find any example in a google search. I think one would need to know if it was really all the deceased's to give. If they lived ...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Looking for a reasonably priced, safe international destination
Replies: 107
Views: 6416

Re: Looking for a reasonably priced, safe international destination

FWIW the US Dept. of State has a new system of travel advisory. It is a four point scale from 1 most safe to 4 dangerous. It is posted country by country here: https://travel.state.gov/content/dam/NEWTravelAssets/pdfs/Travel%20Advisory%20Country%20List%20Alphabetical%201-10-18%20VERT.PDF Note Nethe...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Is a Stable Value fund just a Variable Annuity?
Replies: 25
Views: 1580

Re: Is a Stable Value fund just a Variable Annuity?

It's not any sort of annuity as far as I know. I'm just going based on some googling, which turned up Fabrozzi'a The Handbook of Stable Value Investments in the section on Legal Forms & Strcutures says "GICs are issued by life insurance companies and are typically formatted as group annuity contrac...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Figuring out yield on specific ETF
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Figuring out yield on specific ETF

Your link doesn't show me the ETF. What is the ticker symbol? This appears to be an Ireland domiciled UCITS 'open-ended unit trust' -- roughly equivalent to a US mutual fund -- and not an ETF, so no ticker. Does anyone know how to go about figuring out the yield? Maybe start by looking at the perfo...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: How to Invest my HSA - Lively
Replies: 20
Views: 2414

Re: How to Invest my HSA - Lively

I received my HSA money in the TD Ameritrade account today and decided to put all $6,100 of it into SPTM. If you don't mind my asking, how long did the transfer of funds take to arrive at Lively (from your previous HSA custodian, after submitting the HelloSign doc)? Took about 2-3 weeks for me. Jus...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?
Replies: 36
Views: 3780

Re: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?

FYI, the Periodic Table has been updated for 2017 returns. https://www.callan.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Callan-PeriodicTbl_KeyInd_2018.pdf https://s14.postimg.org/9i4fdo1zl/2018-01-15_18_44_01-_Power_Point_Presentation_-_Callan-_Periodic_Tbl.png I love that table! Note the EM has been #1 9 tim...
by TropikThunder
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New HSA Account
Replies: 7
Views: 593

Re: New HSA Account

soccerrules wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:34 pm
401k/403B contributions are separate - $24K for age 50 in year 2018 or if already 50.
HSA $6,900 is max employee contribution
OP is talking about the $24k standard deduction, not 401k/403b contributions.
by TropikThunder
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Best way to sell ETF in one account, buy it in another
Replies: 10
Views: 849

Re: Best way to sell ETF in one account, buy it in another

I need to sell a few dozen shares of an ETF in one account and buy the same number of shares in another account. One of the benefits of ETFs vs. mutual funds is being able to move the ETFs to other brokers when desired. Could you just do an in-kind transfer of the shares? Or is something else going...
by TropikThunder
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Credit score dropped 30 points because I paid off my auto loan?
Replies: 39
Views: 5651

Re: Credit score dropped 30 points because I paid off my auto loan?

One supporting piece of evidence, as illustrated by this thread, is that many actions that actually reduce one’s default risk results in a lower credit score (such as paying off an auto loan or closing inactive credit cards). I think grabiner's point (if I may jump in) is that you're viewing this f...
by TropikThunder
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Variable rate student loans, why not highest % all the time?
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: Variable rate student loans, why not highest % all the time?

I've decided to get loans through Sallie Mae to support me with my second masters degree. I can just about pay as I go, being part time or below, but want a safety net in case liquidity becomes a priority. I like the idea of variable rate since I get a nice low rate to start, and if I just pay them...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How diversified are you really with cap weighted foreign markets?
Replies: 37
Views: 2001

Re: How diversified are you really with cap weighted foreign markets?

So..... what you are pointing out is that the U.S. total market cap-weighted index is shockingly undiversified too, yes? You buy the haystack and then find out that it's only a few straws in there that are accounting for most of it. So what would you do instead? Pick individual stocks? SCV tilt? Pl...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How diversified are you really with cap weighted foreign markets?
Replies: 37
Views: 2001

Re: How diversified are you really with cap weighted foreign markets?

Looks like Samsung has about a 1% weight in VEU, and Technology has about 10% weight. Roughly, about 10% of the Tech weight in international is represented by one company and by one country. About 9% is represented by Taiwan Semiconductor. Two companies and two Asian countries account for nearly 20...
by TropikThunder
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What your 2017 returns would look like if you listened to these financial websites
Replies: 18
Views: 3725

Re: What your 2017 returns would look like if you listened to these financial websites

David Jay wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:46 pm
jhfenton wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:14 pm
David Jay wrote:
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:10 pm
And VTIAX (Total Stock Market) was up 27.5%

...own the haystack
VTIAX (Total International Stock) was up 27.5%. VTSAX (Total Stock Market) was up 21.2%.
oops, my bad!
Ah, but a 60/40 mix of Total US and Total Int'l (ala Vanguard) was up 23.72%. :beer
by TropikThunder
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Brokerage account and IRS question
Replies: 13
Views: 1118

Re: Brokerage account and IRS question

The reason I ask is that one of the qualifications for a Roth is earned income. You can scrounge money from your couch for a traditional IRA but for a Roth it has to be earned income. This is not correct. You must have earned income for either/both types of IRA deposits. You’re right. For some reas...
by TropikThunder
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Brokerage account and IRS question
Replies: 13
Views: 1118

Re: Brokerage account and IRS question

My income comes from a business that I own with my girlfriend, but my name isn't a part of it. Not to pile on, but if your name is not on it, then you don't own it. Also: I work at the business and she deposits money into my bank savings account. My income doesn't show that I make that much, but I ...
by TropikThunder
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Minimizing effect of first speeding ticket
Replies: 28
Views: 2047

Re: Minimizing effect of first speeding ticket

Hi all, I recently received my first speeding ticket for going 12 mph over the highway speed limit. The officer kindly reduced my ticket, and it is listed that I was going 5 mph over the speed limit. I have no issue with paying the associated fine, but if the ticket affects my family's car insuranc...
by TropikThunder
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Intel might take a hit
Replies: 38
Views: 3951

Re: Intel might take a hit

For the more conspiratorially minded I remember reading in that article that all of those Intel chips are going to have to be replaced. That's not an easy thing to do and in a lot of cases probably impossible so a lot of people may have to go out and buy a new device to overcome the security flaw -...
by TropikThunder
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Vanguard: No more buy/sell transactions in writing?
Replies: 31
Views: 2523

Re: Vanguard: No more buy/sell transactions in writing?

Right. But they should NOT still be telling clients that they *can* send in those buy orders by mail IF they want to buy within 30 days of selling. THAT is what is wrong with this picture. And although DH got his email about this today, I received mine quite some time ago, so there has definitely b...
by TropikThunder
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fellow TDA bogleheads [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]
Replies: 517
Views: 52522

Re: Fellow TDA bogleheads [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]

So you bought 0.026 shares and apparently paid $2.30 for those shares. That means you paid $2.30 / 0.026 for those fractional shares which on a per_share basis is ... $88.4615 per share and not $87.3259. I don't see how I can make this any more obvious. The information is not presented; it has to b...
by TropikThunder
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dividend Yields on SPDR Funds vs Vanguard: VEA vs. SPDW and VWO (VEIEX) vs. SPEM; Ameritrade changes
Replies: 11
Views: 640

Re: Dividend Yields on SPDR Funds vs Vanguard: VEA vs. SPDW and VWO (VEIEX) vs. SPEM; Ameritrade changes

Frankly, I am unconcerned about dividend yield other than I want it to be as low as possible in my taxable accounts. I would like to see the total return at least match everything else that is out there. I am very disappointed that the new ticker symbols are virtually unknown at morningstar.com whi...
by TropikThunder
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Driver without insurance - NJ
Replies: 15
Views: 1217

Re: Driver without insurance - NJ

She is not in the policy. Under the line "Uninsured Motorist" stated $300k/accident. My liability is $500k/accident. Uninsured motorist is something entirely different; it covers your injuries if an uninsured driver is liable. Your daughter needs liability coverage which covers injuries she causes ...
by TropikThunder
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Did I just make rookie mistake?
Replies: 19
Views: 3253

Re: Did I just make rookie mistake?

Thanks for the explanation. I'll keep an eye out for the dividends to be reinvested and account balance to reflect near what I contributed. Question: Once the dividend is reinvested and account balance reflects, will the fund still show as negative since the share price is now 1.55% lower than when...
by TropikThunder
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Did I just make rookie mistake?
Replies: 19
Views: 3253

Re: Did I just make rookie mistake?

The account shows cost basis of $39.95 per share for VFFVX which transacted/settled 28 Dec. Today's closing price, one day later, is $39.33 or down 1.55% and the account balance reflects. So even though I've only owned the fund for one day, the dividend should reinvest into my account? I'm still a ...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Another should i buy my dream porsche thread...
Replies: 240
Views: 10907

Re: Another should i buy my dream porsche thread...

Bogleheads Used vs. New Porsche Debate? The only correct answer is a used Camry/Accord :mrgreen: Great reply ! Made me LOL. Yeah that's the usual consensus here for anyone looking at buying a hot car. Even from people who would pay $10,000 for a watch. :| Don't forget though, looking at only the pu...
by TropikThunder
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: ETF Expense Ratio = to $0.00
Replies: 12
Views: 1087

Re: ETF Expense Ratio = to $0.00

They charge a management fee of 0.75% (PLUS APPLICABLE SALES TAX) https://www.horizonsetfs.com/hmmj So I was apparently incorrect in assuming all fees were included in the Expense Ratio? Canadian ETF's present their costs differently than US ones do, but I couldn't find a specific explanation for w...
by TropikThunder
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Life Strategy Grwth v Target Date Fund
Replies: 11
Views: 1481

Re: Life Strategy Grwth v Target Date Fund

I use the Vanguard Balanced Index Fund for the same reason. 1. It is not a "fund of funds". Not sure why you're listing that as an advantage, they both track the same US stock index (CSRP total market) and the same bond index (BloomBarc Aggregate). Balanced Index just does it within the fund itself...
by TropikThunder
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Life Strategy Grwth v Target Date Fund
Replies: 11
Views: 1481

Re: Life Strategy Grwth v Target Date Fund

With $3000 and an 18 year life, I’d just buy Total US or a Total World ETF like VT. I agree. If this is a single lump sum investment (as opposed to yearly contributions), with an ~18-20 year investment window, I wouldn't bother with any bonds and just go 100% stock. At 80/20, for example, that's on...
by TropikThunder
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Need help in selecting funds for 401K
Replies: 13
Views: 866

Re: Need help in selecting funds for 401K

You're right that the American target funds have high expense ratios. I would go with: Inflation-Protected Bond Vanguard Inflation-Protected Secs Adm VAIPX Large Blend Vanguard 500 Index Admiral VFIAX Mid-Cap Blend Vanguard Mid Cap Index Admiral VIMAX Small Blend Vanguard Small Cap Index Adm VSMAX ...
by TropikThunder
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What would you do (auto loan related)
Replies: 14
Views: 913

Re: What would you do (auto loan related)

Lately I have been trying to get my financial house in better order. My idea would be to sell the Jetta, get a loan for the difference (should be about 9-10k) and buy a cheap car for DD duties ($2k crown Vic or something similar) with the small bonus I will be getting in the 1st quarter of 2018. 1....
by TropikThunder
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: When does VTSAX pay its dividend this month?
Replies: 9
Views: 1582

Re: When does VTSAX pay its dividend this month?

BaylorBears wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:22 pm
odd. maybe it will show up in my account tomorrow. Wasn't there today yet. Maybe tonight.
Record date was 12-19-2017.
Reinvest date was 12-20-2017.
Payable date was 12-21-2017.

My reinvestment settled on the 20th. Do you reinvest yours?
by TropikThunder
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fellow TDA bogleheads [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]
Replies: 517
Views: 52522

Re: Fellow TDA bogleheads [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]

And SPTM is another one of those 1 cent spread for $33 versus 1 cent spread for $138 things. The average daily volume is still not much more than VSS. Fair point. I know when SPTM launched they did a 6:1 split (just to lower the share price?) and we don’t know what the spread would have been withou...
by TropikThunder
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Large difference between VTI and VTSAX
Replies: 13
Views: 1640

Re: Large difference between VTI and VTSAX

livesoft wrote:
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:46 pm
Here is a post today: viewtopic.php?p=3675444#p3675444, so that's 1. :)
Bookmark these threads for the next time a dividend advocate disputes the fact that a fund’s NAV drops by the amount of its dividend.
by TropikThunder
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: What's up with VTI and VXUS?
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: What's up with VTI and VXUS?

Tamalak wrote:
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:53 am
Yay, money dollars!
Sigh. So you just saw your VTI and VXUS holdings take a dump but you’re celebrating getting a dividend? Cognitive dissonance or are you being sarcastic.
by TropikThunder
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Hoarding tIRA contribution in taxable account until contribution deadline?
Replies: 5
Views: 481

Re: Hoarding tIRA contribution in taxable account until contribution deadline?

Does it ever make sense to hold your annual tIRA contribution invested (e.g. US total market) in a taxable account for the year until the contribution deadline, after it is vested into long term capital gains rate? What if the market drops right before you want to move it into the IRA? Would you di...
by TropikThunder
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Medallion Gold Signature
Replies: 11
Views: 1523

Re: Medallion Gold Signature

Basically, I'm stuck with 6K in the Roth IRA and found out the hard way that I can't pay into it anymore as I'm Married Filing Separately with a non-US wife. If I can withdraw the 6K and put it in a Vanguard Roth IRA within 60 days that seems to help me avoid any penalties. But, it still just sits ...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fellow TDA bogleheads [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]
Replies: 517
Views: 52522

Re: Fellow TDA bogleheads [TDA dropping Vanguard ETFs from commission-free list]

Has the liquidity of the State Street funds improved since the TDA switch from Vanguard? It certainly has for the only one I’m using, SPTM (Total Stock). When this thread started, the rolling 10-day average trading volume was ~50k shares. It’s now over 400k, with a typical spread of $0.01-0.02. I’m...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who missed out on maximizing 401k?
Replies: 62
Views: 5705

Re: Who missed out on maximizing 401k?

Wow - this thread hit a nerve. LOL. I totally messed up the math this year :oops: - or should I say my spouse's HR dept messed it up. Handed us a 2017 pay period calendar and told us to max 2017 by dividing contributions among all pay periods equally. Found out too late they were wrong. Last pay pe...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who missed out on maximizing 401k?
Replies: 62
Views: 5705

Re: Who missed out on maximizing 401k?

Sometimes, employers will cut you off well before you hit the max - and you won't know until it's probably too late to fix the problem. I find it especially egregious when an employer puts a % cap on your salary reduction, and that cap x your salary is less than $18,000. I've read comments on here ...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Who missed out on maximizing 401k?
Replies: 62
Views: 5705

Re: Who missed out on maximizing 401k?

I hit 18k the first week of December. I realized my paystub correctly reflects hitting the max and the rest going into post tax but Fidelity somehow allowed all that money to go into my pre-tax 401k. Still waiting for a call back from them letting me know how they are correcting the situation :oops...
by TropikThunder
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Can I afford it: Dodge Challenger
Replies: 122
Views: 6444

Re: Can I afford it: Dodge Challenger

You might want to start another thread asking for more cost effective alternatives. I am not a "car guy" but when there have been threads like that before people mentioned cars like like a Miata as being fun to drive and you could buy a new one with a full warranty for a fraction of the cost of the...
by TropikThunder
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Can I afford it: Dodge Challenger
Replies: 122
Views: 6444

Re: Can I afford it: Dodge Challenger

MrNewEngland wrote:
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:10 am
Many in this thread have said this and it makes no sense to me.
The only BH-approved vehicle choice is a 10-year old Camry.

Nah, that’s an exaggeration. You could get a 10-year old Accord too, but only the LX, not the EX.
by TropikThunder
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Changing companies and what to do w pretax retirement funds
Replies: 10
Views: 600

Re: Changing companies and what to do w pretax retirement funds

homeslice wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:32 pm
Tomato,

I completely missed that! You're right. I'll just push everything into my new employer's 401k. Thank you for stating the obvious! Makes me think that a financial advisor could be worth it so that I don't make a mistake like this. :oops:
We're cheaper. :P
by TropikThunder
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What happened to Bridgeway???
Replies: 14
Views: 1487

Re: What happened to Bridgeway???

Thought it was a Quicken problem so I went online and checked my balances on Etrade and saw same thing. . You shouldn't have seen any change to your balance, since the dividend/cap gain compensated for the price drop. Except the payment date lags the ex-dividend date, so initially the balance does ...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Do You Sacrifice Tax Efficiency for Portfolio Efficiency?
Replies: 5
Views: 725

Re: Do You Sacrifice Tax Efficiency for Portfolio Efficiency?

But tax advantaged space can become limited and we can be forced to stray from ideal asset locations. Dave One observation for perspective: the vast majority of people in the US (sadly) don't save enough to max their tax advantaged space, and thus have no "where do I put the extra" worries. For exa...
by TropikThunder
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Thoughts on using safe-ish investments to buy S&P 500 on margin in December?
Replies: 176
Views: 5257

Re: Thoughts on using safe-ish investments to buy S&P 500 on margin in December?

Serious academic comment Alex -- the prices move a preposterous amount in overnight trading lately. It's really bizarre. Like SPY closed at 266.75 but it's already up to 266.94 in extended hours. Not sure what to make of it but it happens every day. 266.94 on SPY. My broker, Fidelity, shows you the...
by TropikThunder
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: House on the market less than a day. Did listing agent commit fraud?
Replies: 56
Views: 7144

Re: House on the market less than a day. Did listing agent commit fraud?

chevca wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:59 pm
The dollar amount of your sales and purchases doesn't make you more of an expert either. But, nice humble brag there.
Especially if it’s a single incident. N=1 is unconvincing.