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Post by Christine600 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:34 pm

Sorry about the red - I just had to rebalance a bit.
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My guess is that the next crash will be preceded by threads saying "Why just 100% stocks?". :mrgreen:
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Post by Engineer250 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:12 am

Sorry everyone. I thought for sure my bi-weekly 401k money going in yesterday would boost the market. This must be the first red day my money actually went in on in six or eight months. Don't worry though, next year I'll be able to max out my 401k for the first year ever, and max out two Roth IRAs. So I feel like my new infusion of money should keep 2018 from any major downs, at least on days my money goes in.
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Post by barnaclebob » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:22 am

Engineer250 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:12 am
Sorry everyone. I thought for sure my bi-weekly 401k money going in yesterday would boost the market. This must be the first red day my money actually went in on in six or eight months. Don't worry though, next year I'll be able to max out my 401k for the first year ever, and max out two Roth IRAs. So I feel like my new infusion of money should keep 2018 from any major downs, at least on days my money goes in.
I sold 230k of my taxable investments last Thursday. That was the event they will point back to in the history books.

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Post by Da5id » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:25 am

barnaclebob wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:22 am
Engineer250 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:12 am
Sorry everyone. I thought for sure my bi-weekly 401k money going in yesterday would boost the market. This must be the first red day my money actually went in on in six or eight months. Don't worry though, next year I'll be able to max out my 401k for the first year ever, and max out two Roth IRAs. So I feel like my new infusion of money should keep 2018 from any major downs, at least on days my money goes in.
I sold 230k of my taxable investments last Thursday. That was the event they will point back to in the history books.
barnaclebob called the peak precisely! When stocks fall 50% over the coming weeks you can write a book and go on CNBC :)

Really, could the beginning of a big slide. Or not of course, not knowing is part of what gives stocks a premium I guess...

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Post by flyingaway » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am

Is the big one coming?

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Post by jmetsrule » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:39 am

flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
Yes...

No...

Maybe...

Maybe not...

I will edit this post in the future and take credit for being right about one of these predictions.

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Post by CyclingDuo » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:39 am

flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
1% off the highs, and this is the question?

:oops:

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Post by Slothmeister » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:45 am

Dangit! Why did I buy those index funds last week? I knew I should have timed the market!

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Post by ruralavalon » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:32 am

flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
Probably. Someday. Unless it doesn't.

Sorry. My crystal ball is in the shop for repairs, and my time machine never did work right.
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Post by Portfolio7 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:53 am

It feels like a consolidation. A few folks taking profits, a few sharp drops, and more likely than not this just trails out over a few weeks before everyone settles down from the November jitters. Then you get the Christmas boost and we hit 2595 on the S&P and I will have I used all my luck for the year on the Boglehead contest instead of having bought a lottery ticket that day like I should have :oops: .
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Post by Doom&Gloom » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:11 pm

CyclingDuo wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:39 am
flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
1% off the highs, and this is the question?

:oops:
I agree. The answer is so obvious that no question need be asked. This is it!

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Post by Engineer250 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:31 pm

barnaclebob wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:22 am
Engineer250 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:12 am
Sorry everyone. I thought for sure my bi-weekly 401k money going in yesterday would boost the market. This must be the first red day my money actually went in on in six or eight months. Don't worry though, next year I'll be able to max out my 401k for the first year ever, and max out two Roth IRAs. So I feel like my new infusion of money should keep 2018 from any major downs, at least on days my money goes in.
I sold 230k of my taxable investments last Thursday. That was the event they will point back to in the history books.
Oh it's your fault. I still say next year will be up since I'll have more cash flow going in. This is just a temporary November blip. Big one is still a few years away when my yearly contributions no longer have much of an impact on my total balance and I've lost the opportunity to "buy cheap" for any significant portion of my balance.
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Post by oldcomputerguy » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:52 pm

Somehow, I just knew we'd be back here today.
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Post by oldcomputerguy » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:53 pm

Portfolio7 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:53 am
It feels like a consolidation. A few folks taking profits, a few sharp drops, and more likely than not this just trails out over a few weeks before everyone settles down from the November jitters. Then you get the Christmas boost and we hit 2595 on the S&P and I will have I used all my luck for the year on the Boglehead contest instead of having bought a lottery ticket that day like I should have :oops: .
Is the "Christmas boost" the same thing as the "Santa Claus rally"?
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Post by ruralavalon » Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:02 pm

oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:53 pm
Portfolio7 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:53 am
It feels like a consolidation. A few folks taking profits, a few sharp drops, and more likely than not this just trails out over a few weeks before everyone settles down from the November jitters. Then you get the Christmas boost and we hit 2595 on the S&P and I will have I used all my luck for the year on the Boglehead contest instead of having bought a lottery ticket that day like I should have :oops: .
Is the "Christmas boost" the same thing as the "Santa Claus rally"?
Isn't a "Christmas boost" a theft of Christmas presents?
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Post by dwickenh » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:20 pm

ruralavalon wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:02 pm
oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:53 pm
Portfolio7 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:53 am
It feels like a consolidation. A few folks taking profits, a few sharp drops, and more likely than not this just trails out over a few weeks before everyone settles down from the November jitters. Then you get the Christmas boost and we hit 2595 on the S&P and I will have I used all my luck for the year on the Boglehead contest instead of having bought a lottery ticket that day like I should have :oops: .
Is the "Christmas boost" the same thing as the "Santa Claus rally"?
Isn't a "Christmas boost" a theft of Christmas presents?
It is in my neighborhood :sharebeer
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Post by grettman » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:28 pm

Doom&Gloom wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:11 pm
CyclingDuo wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:39 am
flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
1% off the highs, and this is the question?

:oops:
I agree. The answer is so obvious that no question need be asked. This is it!
...Imagine when (and it could be tomorrow...or...maybe not) that we have one of those normal corrections. Many people will lose their minds! What about a 15% drop!? Oh and when that happens, you won't see a peep out of the "WHAT ARE YOU UP YTD" thread...

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Post by oldcomputerguy » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:34 pm

grettman wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:28 pm
...Imagine when (and it could be tomorrow...or...maybe not) that we have one of those normal corrections. Many people will lose their minds! What about a 15% drop!? Oh and when that happens, you won't see a peep out of the "WHAT ARE YOU UP YTD" thread...
I did a bit of math here, as an experiment, and if my math is right, it looks like we'd need about a 20% drop to get the S&P P/E back to it's long-term average of the last few decades. I looked at my AA and decided I'm in a really good place. Of course, if it's a 50% drop..... :(
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Post by MotoTrojan » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:05 pm

oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:34 pm
grettman wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:28 pm
...Imagine when (and it could be tomorrow...or...maybe not) that we have one of those normal corrections. Many people will lose their minds! What about a 15% drop!? Oh and when that happens, you won't see a peep out of the "WHAT ARE YOU UP YTD" thread...
I did a bit of math here, as an experiment, and if my math is right, it looks like we'd need about a 20% drop to get the S&P P/E back to it's long-term average of the last few decades. I looked at my AA and decided I'm in a really good place. Of course, if it's a 50% drop..... :(
Unless you are retiring soon, I'd prefer the 20% or 50% drop to happen yesterday, rather than a slow reversion to the mean over the next 10, 20, 40 years. As an accumulator, you need to rewire your brain to enjoy buying stock on sale.

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Post by oldcomputerguy » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:15 pm

MotoTrojan wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:05 pm
oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:34 pm
grettman wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:28 pm
...Imagine when (and it could be tomorrow...or...maybe not) that we have one of those normal corrections. Many people will lose their minds! What about a 15% drop!? Oh and when that happens, you won't see a peep out of the "WHAT ARE YOU UP YTD" thread...
I did a bit of math here, as an experiment, and if my math is right, it looks like we'd need about a 20% drop to get the S&P P/E back to it's long-term average of the last few decades. I looked at my AA and decided I'm in a really good place. Of course, if it's a 50% drop..... :(
Unless you are retiring soon, I'd prefer the 20% or 50% drop to happen yesterday, rather than a slow reversion to the mean over the next 10, 20, 40 years. As an accumulator, you need to rewire your brain to enjoy buying stock on sale.
As it happened, yep, i’m In retirement, but DW is still working and accumulating. Since I do not plan to start drawing for at least a couple more years, yep, I’d just as soon it take a sudden correction now, thank you very much.

If only we could control that ...
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Post by GoldenFinch » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:58 pm

I think because the market has been going straight up for such a long time, variability is going to make a lot of people uncomfortable. If you look at the long term S&P chart and see that the line slopes upward, then you can give yourself permission to not to waste your time paying attention.

(Yes I pay attention, but I know it’s a waste of time :happy )

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Post by Veiled » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:49 am

oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:34 pm
grettman wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:28 pm
Unless you are retiring soon, I'd prefer the 20% or 50% drop to happen yesterday, rather than a slow reversion to the mean over the next 10, 20, 40 years. As an accumulator, you need to rewire your brain to enjoy buying stock on sale.
As it happened, yep, i’m In retirement, but DW is still working and accumulating. Since I do not plan to start drawing for at least a couple more years, yep, I’d just as soon it take a sudden correction now, thank you very much. If only we could control that ...
Another accumulator here, hoping for a sale. At the same time, though, nervous for how I'll react to my first drop.
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Post by TomatoTomahto » Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:55 am

Still an accumulator, but approaching the end. Otoh, DS is beginning his accumulation, and I’d like him to get a sense for what a sharp drop feels like. He’s got enough now ($xxk) that he will feel it. He knows, by reading, that volatility goes both ways, but that’s something you have to experience first hand to truly feel.

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Post by Johm221122 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:25 am

oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:15 pm


If only we could control that ...
We don't need to control it,we just need a basic idea of what the market will do and when :sharebeer

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Post by oldcomputerguy » Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:47 am

Johm221122 wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:25 am
oldcomputerguy wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:15 pm


If only we could control that ...
We don't need to control it,we just need a basic idea of what the market will do and when :sharebeer
I have a basic idea of what the market will do. It will go up, and it will go down.

I just am having a bit of problem wrapping my mind around "when".
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Post by MotoTrojan » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:28 pm

Up 1.2% so far today, falling the wrong way!

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Post by wrongfunds » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:39 pm

The biggest question that I have is "Will this week end up in red i.e. close less than last Friday?" and if that is the case, how far would we have to go in the past to find similar "freefall"?

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Post by livesoft » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 pm

wrongfunds wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:39 pm
The biggest question that I have is "Will this week end up in red i.e. close less than last Friday?" and if that is the case, how far would we have to go in the past to find similar "freefall"?
FWIW, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index fund fell about 1.5% on both August 10, 2017 and August 17, 2017. Those weren't even Really Bad Days. The drop from this month's high was less than 1%, so today may not even end up being a 52-week high.
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livesoft wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 pm
...so today may not even end up being a 52-week high.
What? No new high? Man the lifeboats!!!
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Post by livesoft » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:37 pm

David Jay wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:09 pm
livesoft wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 pm
...so today may not even end up being a 52-week high.
What? No new high? Man the lifeboats!!!
Hey look on the bright side: If you didn't hit your rebalancing bands last week, then you aren't going to hit them today, so nothing to be done ... as usual.
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Post by Whakamole » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:40 pm

David Jay wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:09 pm
livesoft wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 pm
...so today may not even end up being a 52-week high.
What? No new high? Man the lifeboats!!!
Can we post that old "sell sell sell!" comic strip yet?

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Post by sschoe2 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:00 pm

Can we post a new thread titled U.S. stocks rising out of control or is that a non-actionable troll post?

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Post by dspencer » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:14 pm

sschoe2 wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Can we post a new thread titled U.S. stocks rising out of control or is that a non-actionable troll post?
Rising out of control? Buy Buy Buy! Wait, doesn't that mean a drop is inevitable at any second? Sell Sell Sell!

Seems totally actionable to me. :D

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Post by ImmigrantSaver » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:16 pm

livesoft wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 pm
wrongfunds wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:39 pm
The biggest question that I have is "Will this week end up in red i.e. close less than last Friday?" and if that is the case, how far would we have to go in the past to find similar "freefall"?
FWIW, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index fund fell about 1.5% on both August 10, 2017 and August 17, 2017. Those weren't even Really Bad Days. The drop from this month's high was less than 1%, so today may not even end up being a 52-week high.
What's the threshold for a RBD? I always thought it was 1%

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Post by livesoft » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:22 pm

ImmigrantSaver wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:16 pm
What's the threshold for a RBD? I always thought it was 1%
It depends on a number of things, but any drop of less than 2.5% is not a RBD, but even a drop of 3.5% might not be an RBD.
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Post by ImmigrantSaver » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:27 pm

livesoft wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:22 pm
ImmigrantSaver wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:16 pm
What's the threshold for a RBD? I always thought it was 1%
It depends on a number of things, but any drop of less than 2.5% is not a RBD, but even a drop of 3.5% might not be an RBD.
2.5 vs 3.5. Does that depend on the asset class and it's historical volatility? What are other factors? TIA.

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See this thread on RBDs: viewtopic.php?t=194427
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Post by triceratop » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:54 pm

TomatoTomahto wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:55 am
Still an accumulator, but approaching the end. Otoh, DS is beginning his accumulation, and I’d like him to get a sense for what a sharp drop feels like. He’s got enough now ($xxk) that he will feel it. He knows, by reading, that volatility goes both ways, but that’s something you have to experience first hand to truly feel.
A drop like 2015-2016 is healthy as a beginning accumulator, simply to be self aware about emotions and investor behavior. I saw my investments decline for well over a year and kept contributing. As a fellow young accumulator I am looking forward to my first real market crash (20% S&P decline didn't feel too real).
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Post by technovelist » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:16 pm

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Post by dspencer » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:38 pm

triceratop wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:54 pm
TomatoTomahto wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:55 am
Still an accumulator, but approaching the end. Otoh, DS is beginning his accumulation, and I’d like him to get a sense for what a sharp drop feels like. He’s got enough now ($xxk) that he will feel it. He knows, by reading, that volatility goes both ways, but that’s something you have to experience first hand to truly feel.
A drop like 2015-2016 is healthy as a beginning accumulator, simply to be self aware about emotions and investor behavior. I saw my investments decline for well over a year and kept contributing. As a fellow young accumulator I am looking forward to my first real market crash (20% S&P decline didn't feel too real).
I wish we could get another drop like that rather than a crash. Seems like it presented a good buying opportunity without creating a ripple effect through the whole economy. But maybe I'm confusing cause and effect.

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Post by TomatoTomahto » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

dspencer wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:38 pm
triceratop wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:54 pm
TomatoTomahto wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:55 am
Still an accumulator, but approaching the end. Otoh, DS is beginning his accumulation, and I’d like him to get a sense for what a sharp drop feels like. He’s got enough now ($xxk) that he will feel it. He knows, by reading, that volatility goes both ways, but that’s something you have to experience first hand to truly feel.
A drop like 2015-2016 is healthy as a beginning accumulator, simply to be self aware about emotions and investor behavior. I saw my investments decline for well over a year and kept contributing. As a fellow young accumulator I am looking forward to my first real market crash (20% S&P decline didn't feel too real).
I wish we could get another drop like that rather than a crash. Seems like it presented a good buying opportunity without creating a ripple effect through the whole economy. But maybe I'm confusing cause and effect.
Maybe we are slow learners in my family, but I’m not sure much is learned from a 2015-2016 drop. Tbh, I’ll take your word for it, but I don’t remember it, and it was recent. 2007-2008, otoh, I felt in my nether regions, and it took fortitude to stay the course. I didn’t have the courage to double down, but I did stay the course.

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Post by ImmigrantSaver » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:17 pm

livesoft wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:31 pm
See this thread on RBDs: viewtopic.php?t=194427
Thank you!

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Post by S&L1940 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:25 pm

Slothmeister wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:45 am
Dangit! Why did I buy those index funds last week? I knew I should have timed the market!
Why did I wait to withdraw until this week?
Those market timers cost me easily another .025 %
Looking back Twenty years from now I will really feel the pain...
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Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Post by aqan » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:37 pm

flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
You should know better to not ask this question on BH

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Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Post by flyingaway » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:55 am

aqan wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:37 pm
flyingaway wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:33 am
Is the big one coming?
You should know better to not ask this question on BH
Sold 0.5% of my total stock fund and bought a stable value fund yesterday (re-balance).

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Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Post by ruralavalon » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:17 am

On a 50/50 asset allocation our total return year to date is up 9.44%, about three times our rate of withdrawal :) .

I sure hope that the "freefall" continues at this rate.
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Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Post by Doom&Gloom » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:10 pm

ruralavalon wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:17 am
On a 50/50 asset allocation our total return year to date is up 9.44%, about three times our rate of withdrawal :) .

I sure hope that the "freefall" continues at this rate.
Some freefalls are definitely better than others :beer

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