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I didn't say it... but great market lately!
Old 02-19-2011, 11:28 AM   #1
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I didn't say it... but great market lately!

I don't want to jinx anything. Honest. Do not fear. I'm not going to say "Whee!" .

BUT, I just wanted to mention that my portfolio was higher yesterday than I had ever imagined it could be. This market is taking my breath away and still seems to be headed up, up, up.

OK, now don't trip over each other as you rush out to sell... Just wanted to provide a fair warning with a decent lead time to all.
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:31 AM   #2
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OMG, now you've gone and done it............SELL!!!!
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Oh great.......now I'm going to all cash on Tuesday.
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I reported the OP as being completely irresponsible and disregarding the financial health and well being of millions of investors.
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Yes indeed! And I hope it continues. I am thinking that maybe I should do some selling and take some capital gains this year. And squirrel the proceeds in my emergency stash. Or take some (long overdue) really extravagant trip this fall!
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I reported the OP as being completely irresponsible and disregarding the financial health and well being of millions of investors.
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Long term returns still have some catching up to do, so don't see a reason to sell anything yet...but we shall see at the end of this year, it is starting to get close to those long term averages. If it keeps going up at this pace through next year, I'll probably consider doing some major selling.
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Long term returns still have some catching up to do, so don't see a reason to sell anything yet...but we shall see at the end of this year, it is starting to get close to those long term averages. If it keeps going up at this pace through next year, I'll probably consider doing some major selling.
If it keeps going up at this pace through next year, I'd be surprised.

I'd be happy, dazed, and jubilant, too.

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Old 02-19-2011, 12:19 PM   #12
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Oh go ahead W2R, Whee away!
I need to rebalance my Roth IRA.
Should have bought some before, but I was too chicken,
Now I need you to "Whee!" so I can start pickin'!

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Being in the accumulation phase, I'm maintaining my desired asset reallocation by matching equity gains with investments in cash and GIC (CD) ladders. Not planning to sell anything.
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Long term returns still have some catching up to do, so don't see a reason to sell anything yet...but we shall see at the end of this year, it is starting to get close to those long term averages. If it keeps going up at this pace through next year, I'll probably consider doing some major selling.
I've been doing some minor selling (every few weeks) since around December, and will continue to do so. Just a little bit (on the order of $1K or $2K) at a time. The memories of 2008 are still too fresh in my mind, I guess. So I hope I am selling on the way up, not the opposite.

But yes, I too hope the recent pattern remains.
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It has been a nice run and I hope it continues. I am remotely hoping for a slight stall or pull back so I can get my tax return and put it in a 529 for my son.
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I already started bailing when I saw the "what does everyone think about margin" post a short while back. Now maybe I need a bigger bucket.
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Got to be a good feeling for everyone in the class of 2011?
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