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Old 01-25-2014, 12:14 PM   #41
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The Dow is down 318 points today! I promise I never uttered a word.

I'm hanging on for the rollercoaster ride.
but did you THINK it ?
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but did you THINK it ?
Well, maybe just a teeny bit!!! Not since January 15th, though, the last time my portfolio reached a new all time record high amount.
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Old 01-25-2014, 12:27 PM   #43
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Well, maybe just a teeny bit!!! Not since January 15th, though, the last time my portfolio reached a new all time record high amount.
so whats the expiration on a wheeeeee ? Maybe you DID do it
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so whats the expiration on a wheeeeee ? Maybe you DID do it
Maybe? Hmmm!!!

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Old 01-25-2014, 12:41 PM   #45
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Personally I'm welcoming all dips and looking at them as buying opportunities. Transferred my companies 401K at the end of last year and also sitting on a big chuck of cash in a taxable investment account. My AA at the beginning of 2014 was 15/10/75 and need to get to 65/20/15 for my ER plan. Bought back in for first time on Friday and AA now at 25/13/62. Not going to go "all in" on any "one" dip, but will DCA for the next 12 to18 months to get to my desired AA. I think most people would not be surprise if we had a 10-15% correction given the fast rise of the markets. I think anything above a 15% correction could cause a "panic" sell off which would translate into a great buying opportunity for those still sitting on cash.... or it could be a sign of the end of the world ....
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Oh yea but but - having lived both in Seattle and Denver in the past I hesitate to pick - cause my heart was really with the Saint's.

People have their stock indicators and I have mine. Stay the course on full auto and let those VG computers rebalance away in my Target Retirement.

AS for my 'mad money' - stay the course as least thru the Superbowl and then and then when I get bored shift a few deck chairs on the Titanic.

heh heh heh - my new wife's financial advisor(yes she came with one) is jumping up and down - sell the bonds/buy stock. My urge to 'up yours' is tempered by a desire to maintain the ongoing romantic bliss. :flowers
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So far this isn't much of a correction and I am not biting. I just used our January savings to buy more i-bonds. We are expecting a pretty large cash inflow for February, so if this is indeed a sustained market correction, we should be able to take advantage of it.
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but did you THINK it ?
As people like to say, it's the thought that counts.
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