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  • Date: 6/15/19 4:19 PM
  • Number: 274336
  • Recommendations: 15

* 5/27 6/3 6/10 6/17/19
S&P 500 Index 2826.06 2752.06 2873.34 2886.98
Trailing 12 month PE 20.77 20.19 21.07 21.14
Trail Earnings yield 4.81% 4.95%

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  • Date: 6/12/19 7:03 PM
  • Number: 274315
  • Recommendations: 28
I bought options on ERIE on 3/18/19 as part of my 6/3 options strategy. It's an insurance company in Erie PA that I bet you never heard of. Neither did I. And who would have thunk that it would be my best option position ever. Sold it today
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  • Date: 6/8/19 10:50 PM
  • Number: 274301
  • Recommendations: 17

* 5/20 5/27 6/3 6/10/19
S&P 500 Index 2859.53 2826.06 2752.06 2873.34
Trailing 12 month PE 21.04 20.77 20.19 21.07
Trail Earnings yield 4.75% 4.81%

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  • Date: 6/4/19 5:09 PM
  • Number: 274273
  • Recommendations: 3
This is what I've been saying all along! If my MI was even halfway decent, I would not be BTCing you guys.

Yeah, 'cause the best alternative to losing to the market by a little is losing to the market by a lot.
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  • Date: 6/4/19 1:46 PM
  • Number: 274270
  • Recommendations: 9
Hitler.

There! That should finish it.


Godwin's Law: "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1"

Corollary to Godwin's law:
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  • Date: 6/3/19 7:32 PM
  • Number: 274263
  • Recommendations: 13
The S&P index was down 0.28% today.
The Nasdaq composite was down 1.61%.

My MI portfolio was up 0.79%.

Such departures are infrequent, and they are usually in the opposite direction. I wish more days were like
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  • Date: 6/2/19 3:56 PM
  • Number: 274252
  • Recommendations: 9
Don't you think the "indicators" are tougher to trust in the current market/political environment where you have a lot more threats on tariffs which scare the markets one day, and then when people think it may get resolved, the
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  • Date: 6/2/19 3:48 PM
  • Number: 274251
  • Recommendations: 9
"But Yale is not the only university that has placed a bet on digital currency. Earlier this month, The Information, a technology-oriented news outlet, reported that the University’s peer institutions, including Harvard, Stanford and MIT,
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  • Date: 6/1/19 4:11 PM
  • Number: 274234
  • Recommendations: 4
By August 2008 the Fed had lowered interest rates enough to restore a normal yield curve, but it was far too late to forestall the meltdown.

Sorry, I mis-spoke. The yield curve was normal again by August 2007, and that was too late.
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  • Date: 6/1/19 4:03 PM
  • Number: 274233
  • Recommendations: 16
A couple of observations, not predictions -

1. I've been tracking the timing indicators in my weekly posts for 14 years. I've never seen all four indicators be bearish at once.

2. The last time the yield curve became
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