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Old 12-11-2007, 10:42 PM   #21
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How do you all know this already? For many/most mutual funds you won't know until tomorrow. Not that it matters - you just rode rode up 600 pts in S&P in the last 3 days - now you're back to only up 300 pts? If you could tell me where we'll be in a month I'd be interested. Today.....
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:47 PM   #22
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portfolio is 1.13% down.
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:21 PM   #23
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Owee. I feel your pain Cycling Investor, as we're down $1590 today. But Yay! up 2.21% for the week, thanks to stellar performance by Fording coal, which is up 11.64% this week! Which gives us a $77 dollar total earning on that stock since we've owned it! I think i'm not doing the stock market thing right.....
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:23 PM   #24
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Quite a bit...... Thanks for asking.
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:25 PM   #25
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I didn't lose anything....because I didn't sell...........
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:32 PM   #26
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Around 100K on paper. Expect it back by year-end.
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:43 PM   #27
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About $8k down today, looks like more opportunities for a little DCA.
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Old 12-11-2007, 11:47 PM   #28
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Same here.

I haven't checked for a couple of days, but now that you asked, I can't see any change.
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Old 12-12-2007, 12:55 AM   #29
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Down $144k today -
Congratulations! If you lost only the same % as the S&P, you have a almost a $6 million stock portfolio. Good going man!

I have a more conservative portfolio; it was down a bit less than 1%.

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Old 12-12-2007, 01:19 AM   #30
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Congratulations! If you lost only the same % as the S&P, you have a almost a $6 million stock portfolio. Good going man!

I have a more conservative portfolio; it was down a bit less than 1%.

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No, less than that. I currently have a very heavy REIT allocation. The RMZ was down 5.6% today.
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I see; still you are clearly a heavy hitter, and as I remember you saved and invested it without much help from options, huge residence gains or other windfalls.

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Old 12-12-2007, 05:27 AM   #32
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Sleeping well at night, ...glad my buckets are in place and functioning.

I was down 2% for the day. I am down 5% from my portfolio high.
I am up a meager 3.3% for the year.
I think I would have been up around 9% if I had cashed out at the top.
But I am determined not to be a dirty market timer anymore.

Do what you may market gods ... I've got my asset allocation set.
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Old 12-12-2007, 05:45 AM   #33
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I normally never look at the gain/loss from one day to the next, but after seeing this thread I had a look.

Down 68k.

About 2/3 of that loss was in my single concentrated position that I'm locked into until 2009.

In my 'properly' allocated portfolio I was down 22k, or about 1.5%.


Still up for the year, though.
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Old 12-12-2007, 07:04 AM   #34
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Definitely the best reply to this thread yet.

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I agree! Me too.

On paper, 1.2%.
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Old 12-12-2007, 07:52 AM   #36
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I went down about $15,000. The market was expecting 1/4 rate reduction but it really wanted a 1/2. It didn't get what it wanted so it threw a temper tantrum !!
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Don't know. Don't really care. But I did take the first step in converting all our IRA accounts to an all-index AA portfolio by tossing some cash from a stock sale into a balanced fund. Figured that I might as well start by buying on a big down day.
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Old 12-12-2007, 07:59 AM   #38
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How do you all know this already? For many/most mutual funds you won't know until tomorrow. .....
I download all quotes (stocks and mutual funds) into Quicken at 5:30 every evening. The portfolio view shows the net gain/loss at the bottom. I lost $8,400, but I'm 54% cash.
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And I dont even look when I know the market is down...some of you really enjoy being punished....
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Old 12-12-2007, 08:03 AM   #40
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At this point, they are just numbers...(down 1.3%)
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