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Old 05-20-2008, 07:28 PM   #41
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I'm a RCH (don't ask) of going negative. It's really close.
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:52 AM   #42
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I'm a RCH (don't ask)....


A red one eh, now that IS really close
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Old 05-21-2008, 05:03 PM   #43
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Sorry about the post and jinx

I must have caused the latest correction. I'm no longer positive for the year. We can now all return to our former states of despair.
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Old 05-21-2008, 05:07 PM   #44
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I think we should all start whining about being negative. Obviously the market gods are watching us. Considering our spending our net was always negative anyway.
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Old 05-22-2008, 12:55 AM   #45
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I must have caused the latest correction. I'm no longer positive for the year. We can now all return to our former states of despair.
Yeah ... nice job ... thanks for taking personal responsibility for the lastest downturn ...
now that's a team player
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Well doesn't this week just chap your butt. We finally make it back into positive territory and down we go. Oh well, time for a trip to the refrig for something cold to drown my sorrows.
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Old 05-23-2008, 04:52 PM   #47
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Well doesn't this week just chap your butt. We finally make it back into positive territory and down we go. Oh well, time for a trip to the refrig for something cold to drown my sorrows.
best stock up Dawg ... history would show that this is not over yet.
... a coupla more cycles should do it
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Old 05-23-2008, 05:45 PM   #48
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I am back in the don't look mode. I really need to look at the investments on a quarterly basis. Looking daily or even weekly will drive you crazy.
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Ok, as of close Friday (5/23) I'm down around -4.5% on a 60/40 mix.

Does it matter? Nope. I'm retired and have 3+ years of gross income in MM accounts, after "harvesting" my gains in December during my first year of retirement.

Can't be too concerned about it. I know in the long term (investing since '82) I'll have an "up year" when I can harvest future income.

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I was in the gym locker room Friday, and CNBC was on. The guy slightly older than me said don't look it will only depress you. I said naw it it a buying opportunity. He said "what an optimist I am thinking about unretiring." I said well I have to admit I would be ok with a few less buying opportunities lately.
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I'm a RCH (don't ask) of going negative. It's really close.

wonder what the queen of england has her rulers calibrated in?
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