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by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The regular investor can now trade the stock market 24 hours a day with TD Ameritrade
Replies: 37
Views: 1654

Re: The regular investor can now trade the stock market 24 hours a day with TD Ameritrade

triceratop wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:45 pm
^^ I merged the duplicate topic by arcticpineapple into this topic.
thanks. did a search before posting but nothing came up. sorry about that.
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The regular investor can now trade the stock market 24 hours a day with TD Ameritrade
Replies: 37
Views: 1654

The regular investor can now trade the stock market 24 hours a day with TD Ameritrade. But why would you want to?

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/22/investors-can-trade-the-stock-market-24-hrs-a-day-with-td-ameritrade.html To be sure, online trading platforms — including TD Ameritrade — let clients trade in the premarket session (4 a.m. ET to 9:30 a.m. ET) and after-hours (4 p.m. ET to 8 p.m. ET). But TD Ameritrad...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Vanguard chief says "You will never see a bitcoin fund from us"
Replies: 13
Views: 496

Vanguard chief says "You will never see a bitcoin fund from us"

Good to hear. And a good reminder of the difference between an investment and a speculation. "You will never see a fund from Vanguard on bitcoin," Buckley told CNBC's Bob Pisani on Monday. "We tend to stay away from assets that don't have underlying economic value. They don't generate earnings or ca...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Starting LATE for retirement
Replies: 31
Views: 2246

Re: Starting LATE for retirement

Do bonds go down when stock market is up? You tell me if that's true. A picture's worth a thousand words: Below is a growth chart (which means change in price and reinvestment of dividends, i.e., total return) over the past 10 years. There are two lines below. The blue line is the total stock marke...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

scams happen everywhere, even the s&p (enron) be careful But Enron was a small part of the S&P500 so even though one company went out of business the other 500+ did not. That's the protective benefit of diversification. Not to mention if you have international investments and bonds, you've got even...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Will the standard deduction remain $12,000 (single) for each of the next 8 years or is that just for 2018?
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: Will the standard deduction remain $12,000 (single) for each of the next 8 years or is that just for 2018?

I can't see why the standard deduction wouldn't be inflation-adjusted from year to year going forward. The standard deduction is a flat amount that the IRS allows all qualified taxpayers to deduct from their income every year. This amount increases each year as it is adjusted for inflation. Standar...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Will the standard deduction remain $12,000 (single) for each of the next 8 years or is that just for 2018?
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Re: Will the standard deduction remain $12,000 (single) for each of the next 8 years or is that just for 2018?

DIFAR31 wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:18 pm
"The amount of the standard deduction is indexed for inflation using the C-CPI-U for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018."

http://docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/201 ... PT-466.pdf
Thanks. That's what I was hoping!
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Will the standard deduction remain $12,000 (single) for each of the next 8 years or is that just for 2018?
Replies: 4
Views: 794

Will the standard deduction remain $12,000 (single) for each of the next 8 years or is that just for 2018?

In the past when there was the standard deduction and the personal exemption I believed they went up a little each year. I'm curious if the $12,000 standard deduction (single filer) will continue to increase slightly over the next 8 years or not. If it remains $12,000 for each year over the next 8 y...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

scams happen everywhere, even the s&p (enron) be careful But Enron was a small part of the S&P500 so even though one company went out of business the other 500+ did not. That's the protective benefit of diversification. Not to mention if you have international investments and bonds, you've got even...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

i'm sorry you didn't read my post from December 17, 2017 before putting money into bitconnect: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=234790 Your previous post was the first thing I thought of when I started reading this thread. Hope a bunch of your 'friends' didn't get burned too bad if ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

Everyone knows something is a scam in hindsight. Quite frankly it doesn't really matter if the outcome is the same. In 1998 you might have admitted putting money into Enron was speculating (though people thought they were "investing" in Enron). By 2002 everyone knows Enron was a criminal scam. Sema...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

Remember this lesson, so you don’t enter another venture trying to “win back” your mistake and ending up in a deeper hole I despise Bitcoin and can’t wait for it to just go away. If you bought it in 08/09, sell this BS ASAP and consider yourself lucky Blockchain technology is valuable - Bitcoin is ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How do Bogleheads reconcile efficient markets theory with Bitcoin?
Replies: 45
Views: 2153

Re: How do Bogleheads reconcile efficient markets theory with Bitcoin?

Oh, one detail. There is no "efficient markets theory ." There is an efficient markets hypothesis , EMH. An hypothesis is a possibility that is tested by observation and experiment. It's a term taken from science, but because it is impossible to perform experiments in financial economics, it is not...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

i'm sorry you didn't read my post from December 17, 2017 before putting money into bitconnect: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=234790 If you had read my post, would you have stayed away or not? The answer to that tells you if you will overlook things that are too good to be true fo...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

i'm sorry you didn't read my post from December 17, 2017 before putting money into bitconnect: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=234790 If you had read my post, would you have stayed away or not? The answer to that tells you if you will overlook things that are too good to be true fo...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson
Replies: 94
Views: 6912

Re: Lost money through Bitconnect scam - learned my lesson

i'm sorry you didn't read my post from December 17, 2017 before putting money into bitconnect: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=234790 If you had read my post, would you have stayed away or not? The answer to that tells you if you will overlook things that are too good to be true for...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Trying to purchase 5.5k in Vanguard Tot Int. Stock Admiral
Replies: 8
Views: 935

Re: Trying to purchase 5.5k in Vanguard Tot Int. Stock Admiral

you have to purchase investor shares. Then when your balance grows to $10,000 Vanguard will change you to Admiral status. There's no way around the minimum for the index fund...however, you can buy the ETF version and get the lower .04% expense ratio. Problem is you can't buy $5500 worth of shares, ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Money Chimp has a Tax Calculator that figures QDI for Tax year 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1512

Re: Money Chimp has a Tax Calculator that figures QDI for Tax year 2018

this one compares 2017 to 2018 and does take the extra deduction for 65+ into consideration:

http://taxplancalculator.com/
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: A Q&A with Vanguard's new CEO
Replies: 1
Views: 406

A Q&A with Vanguard's new CEO

https://investornews.vanguard/a-qa-with-vanguards-new-ceo/?EXCMPGN=EM:RIG:ED:eITV:Email:Button:011818:101:FND interesting interview. His take on the value proposition of low cost globally speaking (expanding international presence), whether indexing has become "too big", security issues, etc. My fav...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 1992

Re: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?

yes and understand your time horizon and what amount of risk to take. I can't tell you the number of people who ask the bogleheads something like: "I've $30,000 sitting in cash that I'm going to use to buy a house in 2 years. Should I put it in VTSAX (total stock market index fund)?" Well, no. Not ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: retirement scenario [safety of IRA funds]
Replies: 18
Views: 1566

Re: retirement scenario [safety of IRA funds]

Watty wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:24 am
jim2k wrote:
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:28 am
i'm thinking once the VFIJX goes up sell it and keep everything in the lifestrategy fund
I don't know what VFIKX is but what if it does not go up?
it's vfijx, not vfikx and it's GNMA fund admiral shares if that helps.
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 1992

Re: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?

yes and understand your time horizon and what amount of risk to take. I can't tell you the number of people who ask the bogleheads something like: "I've $30,000 sitting in cash that I'm going to use to buy a house in 2 years. Should I put it in VTSAX (total stock market index fund)?" Well, no. Not u...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 1992

Re: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?

if you sell the pepsi stock, what would you put the proceeds into? If you sell vasgx what would you put the proceeds into? Id probably sell the pepsi when I hit 24 and Id put the proceeds all into VASGX. And when I sell the VASGX at the end of 2019 or beginning of 2020, id... well I am not sure to ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?
Replies: 27
Views: 1992

Re: I am 23 years old and I just transferred my PepsiCo stock from Edward Jones to Vanguard! What's next?

if you sell the pepsi stock, what would you put the proceeds into?

If you sell vasgx what would you put the proceeds into?
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Newbie wanting to INVEST!
Replies: 26
Views: 1720

Re: Newbie wanting to INVEST!

Thank you. To be honest, I'm not sure what type of allocation I would like. You are right, I am conservative - but I know that I'm young enough to "take a chance" and be a little more aggressive. You can start here: https://personal.vanguard.com/us/insights/saving-investing/model-portfolio-allocati...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How can I become a better consumer?
Replies: 18
Views: 1568

Re: How can I become a better consumer?

I'm not much of a consumer, but if I was I would listen to Clark Howard's radio show (or podcast): www.clarkhoward.com I feel the way you do about many purchases. I find that experiences tend to be more meaningful than stuff. This doesn't mean a two week trip to Tahiti. It could be as simple as havi...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Fed's concern with the inflated equity prices & asset bubble...leading to a possible hard "reset"
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Re: Fed's concern with the inflated equity prices & asset bubble...leading to a possible hard "reset"

well since that was news don't you think it's already been priced into the market? Larry Swedroe talks of an "information paradox". He believes "If information is valuable, it has no value". He goes on to say: ...unless you are the only one to know it, the market has already incorporated it into pri...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Which is the best 529 plan for nj resident?
Replies: 15
Views: 743

Re: Which is the best 529 plan for nj resident?

here's Clark Howard's recommended list of 529 plans. You don't have to be a resident of the state's 529 plan in which you plan to invest: http://clark.com/education/clarks-529-plan-guide/ Look at Clark's Honor Roll 529's first (to see if you get any state tax deduction). If not, then go with his Dea...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [Mark Cuban -] "Diversification is for idiots..."
Replies: 26
Views: 3716

Re: Diversification is for idiots...

As stated by William Bernstein, author of The Four Pillars of Investing, ...concentrating your portfolio in a few stocks maximizes your chances of getting rich. Unfortunately, it also maximizes your chance of becoming poor. Owning the whole market—indexing—minimizes your chances of both outcomes by ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 24 year old with a little over a million looking for a stable income.
Replies: 15
Views: 2597

Re: 24 year old with a little over a million looking for a stable income.

welcome to the group and congratulations. how much income are you looking to derive? The answer to that question could help get better suggestions. Since you're concerned with tax efficiency or tax drag, you can look at the following wiki page that discusses tax-efficient fund placement and gives so...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Portfolio Visualizer
Replies: 3
Views: 481

Re: Portfolio Visualizer

welcome to the group. Are you planning on investing for just 17 years and then never again? If not, then why do you care what the last 17 years did? Do you think interest rates for bonds will repeat the same cylce as the last 17 years? If not, then what do the last 17 years of interst rates tell you...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Timing the market
Replies: 4
Views: 523

Re: Timing the market

well if you suspect it will keep "swinging upwards" then wouldn't it be wise to invest it now before it continues to swing upwards? That's logical. what you're afraid of is what happens if you invest now and instead of the market continuing up after that it suddenly goes down instead, right? You'll ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Understanding the Great Recession Impact
Replies: 44
Views: 3347

Re: Understanding the Great Recession Impact

bironology, I think the most important thing you've done is to think critically, ask questions, be skeptical and have a need to see the actual numbers. If more people did this, we'd have less people being taken to the cleaners. All to often people say things that just aren't true. I don't mean to su...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Rollover 401k into something. Need options.
Replies: 4
Views: 331

Re: Rollover 401k into something. Need options.

https://about.vanguard.com/contact-us.html Vanguard has to set up a Rollover IRA first so you can then transfer (as Duckie said) trustee to trustee from Principal to Vanguard.You'll need to give Vanguard your personal info to be able to set this up. Do as Duckie suggested. Call Vanguard: Monday–Frid...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: What am I doing wrong?
Replies: 7
Views: 1161

Re: What am I doing wrong?

Hi, After becoming convinced that index tracking investments is the best way to go, I started investing in four index tracking ETFs in May of 2017. I've been reviewing my gains and have been a bit dismayed to find I'm not getting anything more than 3.9% return each month, and several months I've ha...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: have about 400k of new money coming in
Replies: 8
Views: 1378

Re: have about 400k of new money coming in

definitely need more info before we can answer. But why VEU (Vanguard FTSE All World - ex US ETF, for those who don't have tickers memorized) instead of VT (Vangaurd Total World Stock Market Index ETF)?? Why are you trying to exclude the U.S. from your investing?
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?
Replies: 36
Views: 3636

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 yes I know I just pulled the first Callan Table ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Inheritance
Replies: 3
Views: 719

Re: Inheritance

welcome to the group. You'd be surprised at the depth of responses you'll get if you repost in the following format: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6212 People can give you advice, but without really knowing all the details financially speaking, the advice might not be worth a hill...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?
Replies: 36
Views: 3636

Re: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?

thank you! INT'L it is ! well, why stop there? If you're looking for the "cheapest" why not try Vanguard's Emerging Market Stock Index fund. It's is even cheaper than total international stock market index fund (p/e 14.8X and price to book 1.8X): https://s13.postimg.org/ab82iikif/emerging.jpg sourc...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?
Replies: 36
Views: 3636

Re: “Better Buy” Total US or International ?

not sure if you checked out at this point but in case you're still following this thread...at Vanguard's site you can find (under the "portfolio and management" tab) the price to earnings and price to book values for each fund (and all funds offered). Maybe not predictive of which will do better in ...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Advice for grandmother
Replies: 4
Views: 452

Re: Advice for grandmother

Hi, My grandmother recently sold her house and now has around $130k to invest. S he is looking to put to the money in something that is relatively safe. She is considering a CD but the rates are around 2% or so. She has been taken advantage over the years by different advisers so I am looking to he...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dave Ramsey's Millionaire Study
Replies: 59
Views: 10271

Re: Dave Ramsey's Millionaire Study

I'm glad many some found bogleheads through Dave Ramsey, though I'm not sure how that would be except when you listened to him trash the "math nerds" who disavow his belief of easily getting 12% returns from the stock market and then decided to read more from some of the people who disagreed with hi...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dave Ramsey's Millionaire Study
Replies: 59
Views: 10271

Re: Dave Ramsey's Millionaire Study

DanMahowny wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:58 pm
I completed the survey.

Did not leave my email address.
that's ok. they may have your IP address anyway:

https://www.google.com/search?q=can+a+c ... fox-b-1-ab
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Dave Ramsey's Millionaire Study
Replies: 59
Views: 10271

Re: Dave Ramsey's Millionaire Study

Dave Ramsey says he is conducting the largest millionaire study in the country ( he wants to get about 10,000 respondents ) and intends to publish the results in the next few weeks or months. I bet he does. Every one who sells expensive mutual funds with loads would love to get 10,000 new customers...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Please help with Roth IRA investment.
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Please help with Roth IRA investment.

PFInterest is telling you to go to the following link: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6212 and repost using that format ("asking portfolio questions") because it's very hard (and not wise) to give information when we know so little about your circumstances. The more you provide, th...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Expense ratio, turnover ratio, taxes vs fund performance
Replies: 8
Views: 502

Re: Expense ratio, turnover ratio, taxes vs fund performance

Welcome to the group. Expense ratio and turnover are important considerations. But there are a couple of other things to consider that you haven't mentioned: 1. manager risk 2. portfolio composition (amount of diversification) The contrafund (and trowe price growth stock fund) are both actively mana...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: AirBnB my Van?
Replies: 29
Views: 2625

Re: AirBnB my Van?

is this what you had in mind?

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by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Vanguard Personal Advisory Services Fees
Replies: 33
Views: 2190

Re: Vanguard Personal Advisory Services Fees

Does the percentage used for Vanguard fees decrease for larger portfolios? Is it 0.30% regardless of the portfolio size? The fees are stepped: < 5 million is 0.30% per quarter. >= 5 & < 10 million is 0.20% per quarter Not sure of the rates beyond 10M .10% for 10Mil-25MIl .05% for 25Mil+ https://s13...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Short term bond fund question
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: Short term bond fund question

I am looking for a relatively safe place to put 50k for 2 years. Down to two choices A https://fundresearch.fidelity.com/mutual-funds/summary/40169J705 or B https://fundresearch.fidelity.com/mutual-funds/summary/316146372?type=o-NavBar To me the better choice is A. Am i right? depends on how you de...
by arcticpineapplecorp.
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: DOW breaks 25,000 for first time ever
Replies: 55
Views: 5511

Re: DOW breaks 25,000 for first time ever. who cares?

Is there something actionable about this topic? only in the sense that we should stop talking about the Dow which is not really an important indicator of the stock market (for many reasons, see link below) other than it was the first index and therefore we keep talking about it: https://www.google....