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Old 01-24-2007, 08:48 AM   #21
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Well,
You guys scared me, so I looked at my Vanguard REIT Index about 2 minutes ago. This fund is up 4.57% since 1 January. And, it made a heck of a lot of money last year. I've been in it for 3 years. I'm thinking of moving all the fund's profit into Wellesley but just can't pull the trigger. Next look will be end of the month, but if it keeps rising, what's a retired non-speculator, non-market timer to do? Lock in the profit, but when?
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Re: I'm still not getting it...
Old 01-24-2007, 09:47 AM   #22
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Well,
You guys scared me, so I looked at my Vanguard REIT Index about 2 minutes ago. This fund is up 4.57% since 1 January. And, it made a heck of a lot of money last year. I've been in it for 3 years. I'm thinking of moving all the fund's profit into Wellesley but just can't pull the trigger. Next look will be end of the month, but if it keeps rising, what's a retired non-speculator, non-market timer to do? Lock in the profit, but when?


Eagle43: Here's what I'd do. (Scratch that, you probably read my post)

Vanguard Reits total return from 00: 35%, 9%, 6%, 35%, 30%, 12%, 34%, and as you stated up 4 plus already this year.

Do ya feel lucky? (I mean real lucky)






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Old 01-24-2007, 10:21 AM   #23
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Next look will be end of the month, but if it keeps rising, what's a retired non-speculator, non-market timer to do? Lock in the profit, but when?
What was the original % of your investment into REIT funds? Just trim it back to the original %, and then don't worry about it.

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Not bad advice audrey. Jarheads point is also well advised.

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