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by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

I bought 100 shares of TUR in pre-market. Such a baller ... You are a baller :greedy I have 34 shares [EDIT: went back for 6 more, now 40 shares :? :happy :D ]; and after buying a few more today: My cost basis is at or below the 2009 low for TUR. But that's all for me. Buying only today puts you we...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Looks like I have company. I would be interested to know who else I call "comrade" in this situation --> Hedge funds, retail investors like me, etc. [EDIT: Checked "Ownership" of TUR ETF in Fidelity - big owners are a bunch of Misc Hedge Funds, and mutual Funds; also includes Tennessee Treasury Dept...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Wait 6 months till they are out of the news TUR was at 26.84 on july 24th. now at 21.49 You weren't wrong. I don't know if I am impatient or somehow [was] *expecting* the buying opportunity to go away. i've done the same thing myself. :) ... the old wall street adage "cut your losses but let your w...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

grok87 wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:15 am
grok87 wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:28 am
Wait 6 months till they are out of the news
TUR was at 26.84 on july 24th. now at 21.49
You weren't wrong. I don't know if I am impatient or somehow [was] *expecting* the buying opportunity to go away.
by BuyAndHoldOn
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Turkish stock market is down almost 20% to open the day today, OP......... Was *at least* 1 day early :? :oops: :shock: I'll put a little more in today. I understood this was risky; I only put in $600 (and I'll put in enough to bring my holding up to $600 again). Again, I can buy the ETF commission...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Turkish stock market is down almost 20% to open the day today, OP......... Was *at least* 1 day early :? :oops: :shock: I'll put a little more in today. I understood this was risky; I only put in $600 (and I'll put in enough to bring my holding up to $600 again). Again, I can buy the ETF commission...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Turkey Stocks and Lira taking another dive today; I am planning to buy. EDIT: Tuns out I can buy the ETF Commission Free; I wasn't placing a large order, but I won't "place all my chips on the table" either. Not like I can time the bottom.... I'm not *totally* alone, it looks like. https://www.bnnbl...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

One of my concerns about Turkey/any market that is "down" at a time of general global economic strength is: Will they be even worse of "when the cycle turns"? I.e., when there is an actual risk-off event, and/or global recession. I don't think anyone knows the answer to this question. I am also loo...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Thank you for the comments and perspectives. Turkey is down even further since I began this thread. One of my concerns about Turkey/any market that is "down" at a time of general global economic strength is: Will they be even worse of "when the cycle turns"? I.e., when there is an actual risk-off ev...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

OP if you like investing in beaten down cheap countries the etf cambria global value may be of interest to you (GVAL). I has a fairly big turkey stake. Schwab fundamental emerging markets also over weights Turkey but it is still a tiny weight. Excellent suggestion. In an ironic twist, perhaps: I ha...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels For the record, the title is not accurate. Well, the down 32% this year part is, but the approaching 2008 levels is not true in any sense that I can think of. TUR, the iShares Turkey ETF, dropped 65% from August 1, 2008 through late November ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Re: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

nedsaid wrote:
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:13 am
One reason that Emerging Markets sometimes get the nickname "Submerging Markets." There are risks out there and they can be big. Turkey is a good example of political risk.
....implying that buying Turkish stocks is - to a large degree - betting on regime change?
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels
Replies: 96
Views: 9820

Turkey/Turkish Stocks down 32% - approaching 2008 levels

Is this a good time to buy? ==> What does Turkey do for the world, anyway? Seems like they are awfully dependent on foreign capital coming into their markets. (Don't worry, this is more for discussion than serious consideration). https://www.ishares.com/us/products/239689/ishares-msci-turkey-etf#/ h...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I may have understood why it's so hard to save and invest
Replies: 75
Views: 11002

Re: I may have understood why it's so hard to save and invest

Albert Einstein said that compound interest is the most powerful force in the universe. IF you could continue to compound your net worth at 2% a month, you will have over 1.2 million dollars in 12 years. I would love to have my net worth compound at that rate. Among the other fine perspectives shar...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Housing Starts Drop Sharply -- Barrons.com
Replies: 7
Views: 2153

Housing Starts Drop Sharply -- Barrons.com

https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/goto/evaluate/news/basicNewsStory.jhtml?symbols=GS&storyid=201807202010DOWJONESREALTIME006510 I was told to pay attention to housing starts in Econ classes. Not sure I understand fully the implications. ******************************** Housing starts in June ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat May 26, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Best Available 2018 tax estimator
Replies: 44
Views: 7632

Re: Best Available 2018 tax estimator

For those with simple tax situations, this site is pretty straightforward. You have to do your own accounting for things like the 401k, Health Savings Account, etc. --> But that's a simple subtraction from Wages/Other Taxable Income for me.

https://www.olt.com/main/home/taxestimator.asp
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: [essay] The Limits of Theory
Replies: 10
Views: 1049

[essay] The Limits of Theory

http://www.eipny.com/white-papers/the-limits-of-theory/ PDF: http://www.eipny.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/The-Limits-of-Theory_FINAL.pdf Heard about this on the Grant's Interest Rate Observer podcast. It's a discussion of Modern Portfolio Theory, indexing, and probably other things (haven't read ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?
Replies: 92
Views: 6653

Re: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?

but why are they more corrupt or dishonest than developed countries? If you have to ask the question, you shouldn't be invested in Russia. you mean that Russians are much more dishonest (assuming that's possible) than say Madoff or Kenneth Lay? I am hoping that you are being rhetorical and the flaw...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?
Replies: 92
Views: 6653

Re: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?

decisions based on tips and fads rather than on thoughtful, quantified evaluation of businesses ; Well investing in Russia is supported by a pretty simple quantitative argument as far as I understand : Russia has a CAPE of about 6 and a P/E of 7, so you will earn 1$/year for every 6-7 $ you invest ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Max % of tax exempt bonds in portfolio?
Replies: 10
Views: 1011

Re: Max % of tax exempt bonds in portfolio?

What are your concerns if you went with the Maximum Muni allocation you are considering? I ask because: Investment Grade municipal bonds have a very low rate of default, and [from what I hear/recall reading] most "defaults" still resulted in investors getting their money back. Determining Investment...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?
Replies: 92
Views: 6653

Re: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?

Please stay focused on the investing aspects. Opinions of the political process, corruption, etc. are off-topic. See: Non-actionable (Trolling) Topics If readers can't do anything with the content of a topic other than argue about it, it does not belong here. Examples include: US or world economic,...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: *A* yield curve has inverted
Replies: 3
Views: 1104

Re: *A* yield curve has inverted

I looked into this briefly when I had some time. I did not find anything beyond the Bloomberg article [above, original post] that was explanatory or informative.

If anyone knows anything else about the Fed Funds OIS yield curve and/or its inversion: Please post. Thanks!
by BuyAndHoldOn
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?
Replies: 92
Views: 6653

Re: A good time [price wise] to buy Russian Stocks?

I can't say whether or not the market has properly priced in the risks of Russian corruption. But I certainly remember that in 1997 issues with Russian bonds brought down Long-Term Capital Management and nearly brought down the US financial system with it. If the Nobel laureates at Long-Term Capita...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Any value investor buying a Russia fund?
Replies: 92
Views: 6653

A good time [price wise] to buy Russian Stocks?

[Thread merged into here, see below. --admin LadyGeek] Cheap Russian stocks are now even cheaper. So cheap; yet I worry I am being lied to and stolen from. Is that "priced in" - and now, with more negativity priced in, does that make Russian stocks more attractive? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/ar...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: *A* yield curve has inverted
Replies: 3
Views: 1104

*A* yield curve has inverted

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-08/bad-omen-for-markets-from-first-signs-of-yield-curve-inversion Should I sell all of my stocks today; or wait for the end of the week? I am actually not familiar with this section of the yield curve (OIS is new to me also). How much "value" does this...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Risks of MLPs
Replies: 29
Views: 3833

Re: Risks of MLPs

Threads like these are what keep the Bogleheads forum so interesting and relevant :sharebeer

I too was wondering about MLPs, in light of their recent selloff/"better" valuations than other assets as of late.
by BuyAndHoldOn
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Help - transfer HSA; rollover 403(b) to IRA
Replies: 8
Views: 899

Re: Help - transfer HSA; rollover 403(b) to IRA

I think I am going to transfer the BoA HSA because: I would rather invest the cash that is being eaten up by fees.
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Understanding the meaning of CAPE
Replies: 8
Views: 1047

Re: Understanding the meaning of CAPE

MotoTrojan and lack_ey: thank you for the responses. And I will take a look at the reference above; very helpful!
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Understanding the meaning of CAPE
Replies: 8
Views: 1047

Understanding the meaning of CAPE

Has CAPE been discussed on here before? Only kidding, here is my question/topic. CAPE = the P/E ratio, where the E = 10 years/ 10-year average of earnings adjusted for inflation. The greatest value of CAPE is that it is "mean reverting": A high price paid for the the last-10 years of earnings [someh...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: 29 year old looking for help with Asset Allocation [Australia]
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: 29 year old looking for help with Asset Allocation [Australia]

So far this is the plan: Bonds: 10% Property REIT: 10% Australian Shares: 28% International Shares: 52% To break this down further: Australian Bond Index ETF: 2.5% Global Bond Index ETF: 2.5% Australian Corporate Bonds Index ETF: 2.5% Global Corporate Bonds Index ETF: 2.5% Australian Property REIT:...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: An HSA Account as an Investment Vehicle
Replies: 21
Views: 1765

Re: An HSA Account as an Investment Vehicle

Like a 401k, my employer will put in money if I choose an HSA/lower cost High Deductible plan. I don't like the fees or the mandatory cash holding in *both* of my HSAs, but that free money from my employer [current and previous] put me over the edge. The HSAs have access to good investment options b...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bond ETF vs Treas
Replies: 23
Views: 2216

Re: Bond ETF vs Treas

But dopes it matter? If you have a 10 year that yields 2.5% and rates go to 2.75%, the value of your bond is impaired. If you sell it before maturity, you get less. If you choose to hold it, the interest rate you earn is impaired (less than the current rate). You can sell it for less than par and b...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Looking for Stock Allocation Article - Home Bias and Currency Risk
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Re: Looking for Stock Allocation Article - Home Bias and Currency Risk

I didn't find the precise numbers upon initial search. Saw references to David Swenson of Yale in a few places.

What is your home country? (I am assuming non-US, or else Global equities already keep a fair amount in your home currency).
by BuyAndHoldOn
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stock inflows over the past 12 months: $25 billion. Taxable bond inflows: $392 billion
Replies: 18
Views: 3117

Re: U.S. stock inflows over the past 12 months: $25 billion. Taxable bond inflows: $392 billion

Investors are cutting their exposure to equities, and they have been for years. How is this possible? Every share sold is a share bought. Is it a buyback phenomenon? Is it that there are less equity investors but larger holdings per individual? How does this concept of "flows" really work? I heard ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Goldman Sachs says...
Replies: 13
Views: 2018

Re: Goldman Sachs says...

The statement is a prediction of what would happen were interest rates to rise to a certain level. The important point not about a 4.5% rate but that under certain conditions bonds and stocks can go down together. This means that under certain conditions, bonds and stocks may not provide diversific...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why investors shouldn’t panic over falling bond prices
Replies: 36
Views: 6871

Re: Why investors shouldn’t panic over falling bond prices

Have not read the article but what happened in the 1950 to 1980 period? Rates were on an upward path back then. Quite different from 1980 to 2018. Let's face it, we don't know what the rate path will be for the next 5 years. Nope, we sure don't. I bought shorter-term bonds (VMLTX) in 2014 to prepar...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: short-term car fund in tax-exempt munis or high interest savings account
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: short-term car fund in tax-exempt munis or high interest savings account

Savings Account Protection of principal. J🌺 ^^^This. When I saw the thread title, I was thinking the purchase would be 2-5 years away. That would be more in line with a short-term Muni fund. Ideally, one aligns the duration/period of investment with the needed expenditure. I would line up a ~4-5 ye...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: CAPE 7 vs CAPE 10
Replies: 5
Views: 814

CAPE 7 vs CAPE 10

Since the Financial Crisis [potentially] skews the CAPE 10 metric, would a CAPE 7 (or 8) be useful for comparison? I am thinking of the US but this could apply to other countries as well. I’ve seen the CAPE ratio formula somewhere; and Schiller posts his data sets - so this seems doable. http://www....
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Yields Spreads and the Economy
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Re: Yields Spreads and the Economy

#1, thank you to all respondents to this thread. Your insights are appreciated!

#2: lack_ey: After looking at that Fed series, I think the Yield Spread(s) is *at best* a lagging or current indicator of economic conditions. Thank you for pointing that out.

Turns out nobody has a crystal ball....
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Yields Spreads and the Economy
Replies: 8
Views: 1008

Yields Spreads and the Economy

Anyone follow this trend? Like the yield curve inversion, the "spread" (difference in yield) between US treasuries and non-Investment grade corporations can be an indicator (leading?) of the economy. I am not sure how well this works globally; I am only familiar with the U.S. in this regard. In case...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: A Case for Higher Int'l Allocation? Larry Swedroe article on home bias
Replies: 113
Views: 8638

Re: A Case for Higher Int'l Allocation? Larry Swedroe article on home bias

The bogglehead ideal would be an index fund that efficiently captures all global economic growth. The problem is, that doesn't exist. Most international investors really just add Europe, Japan, and maybe Korea to their portfolios. Nothing wrong with that per-se, but they tend to be strongly correla...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Why investors shouldn’t panic over falling bond prices
Replies: 36
Views: 6871

Why investors shouldn’t panic over falling bond prices

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-investors-shouldnt-panic-over-falling-bond-prices-2018-02-13 This is the main point “Since 1993, the Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Index, dominated by government and investment-grade corporate bonds, fell 1.2% on average during months when yields increased by ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 6752
Views: 1469452

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Other than the [large] investors covering their losses on volatility instruments*: Why would anyone be SELLING their stocks right now? Or bonds, for that matter? You could surely wait for a better price! Or have sold a few weeks ago! (Which I thought about doing [with a position I am looking to unlo...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Are Japanese Stocks Cheap?
Replies: 30
Views: 3402

Re: Are Japanese Stocks Cheap?

https://www.starcapital.de/en/research/stock-market-valuation/ According to CAPE , Japan is not cheap. I would rather this is *not* the case, as they are the biggest holding in the Total International fund(s) I invest in. Might be due to such low, even negative inflation (deflation)? https://www.inv...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Recovering from a "draw down" on 7-10 year US Treasuries
Replies: 15
Views: 1819

Re: Recovering from a "draw down" on 7-10 year US Treasuries

Here's a previous discussion on roll return: https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=205138 Thanks again. I [think I] understand the concept of the Roll Yield; and that works better the steeper the yield curve is [my understanding]. The roll yield could be a factor with the 7-year bonds as...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Recovering from a "draw down" on 7-10 year US Treasuries
Replies: 15
Views: 1819

Re: Recovering from a "draw down" on 7-10 year US Treasuries

Since bonds change their duration each year + the fund picks up new issuances, wouldn't the fund remove bonds each year and pick up new ones, allowing it to adapt to changing interest rates more quickly? Does the effective duration result from the fund having to sell (or whatever) its bonds once th...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Recovering from a "draw down" on 7-10 year US Treasuries
Replies: 15
Views: 1819

Recovering from a "draw down" on 7-10 year US Treasuries

Greetings, I am looking at the iShares 7-10 year US Treasury ETF *IEF*. The duration is ~7.8 years, give or take. My question is: Is the effective duration a good way to measure the draw down risk of this fund? I.e., should NAV draw downs be considered in the context of how long the fund holds onto ...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: When diversification doesn’t work
Replies: 33
Views: 2986

Re: When diversification doesn’t work

I had been putting cash to work this month, when suddenly I realized: Maybe cash is the only stable thing at this moment :confused Some of the shortest of the short term bonds I bought didn't go down much, however. I just wish I hadn't been buying so much earlier in the month! And most of it was bon...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Buy Low, Don't Sell
Replies: 38
Views: 5873

Re: Buy Low, Don't Sell

Good posts in this thread. And to the OP's point: Yes, buying into weakness is a good plan. And it is good to be prepared and willing to act in such situations. (And this assumes you are not *waiting* for market volatility on the downside before investing. Too many folks wait for a 15% pullback, onl...
by BuyAndHoldOn
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: CD coming due, need advice
Replies: 6
Views: 1196

Re: CD coming due, need advice

Interest rates can be quite volatile. I actually posted a thread on that (Below). Meaning: Your bonds may or may not lose value going forward. Interest rates haven't been any easier to predict than the stock market, although I can definitely understand the cyclical and structure factors that will [e...