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Old 11-04-2008, 03:19 PM   #1
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What would you give if you could have locked in your June 30th value of your mutual funds?
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Let me guess: another sales pitch for annuities?
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One good thing about having old Art on ignore is that I know what he posted without reading it. Just have to read the 1st response and you're done.
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Old 11-04-2008, 03:33 PM   #4
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You see, this is where ignorance starts. Once again, someone who has no idea what I posted, just decided they needed to take a shot at me. It's like a blind person walking the street without a cane and cursing traffic. Geez I hate closed minded people.
Why would anyone here assume I'd want them as a client? I have much higher minimums. How's that for blind assumptions?
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Oh my. I've just been insulted by an annuity salesman. My fragile ego may never survive the indignity...
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LOL! I guess you assumed the post was directed at you. I guess your ego is fragile.
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454, how's your ego doing?
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ah hem.. Don't ya'll have something better to do?
Nope. We're waiting for the bad news from the polls. We might as well slap one another around while we wait.

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Nope. We're waiting for the bad news from the polls. We might as well slap one another around while we wait.

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What would you give if you could have locked in your June 30th value of your mutual funds?
A large amount of fees and a high penalty for early withdrawal? What do I win?
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Why June 30th? By June the S&P had already lost 20% from last October's highs...
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Why June 30th? By June the S&P had already lost 20% from last October's highs...
Well that was about the time the market actually gave a sell signal. I've never tried to guess the top of anything.
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Well that was about the time the market actually gave a sell signal. I've never tried to guess the top of anything.
Cr@p, I didn't receive the signal... My FA didn't either...
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Well, if I get to pick, I pick Oct 07...
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What would you give if you could have locked in your June 30th value of your mutual funds?

A sh*t, I suppose. This is simply the inverse of me saying "I don't give a sh*t".

Edit to add: I imagine you are including individual stocks, since I have very little in MF's.
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Well, that's a whole 'nother topic...
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Heh, well...so...ahem....

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What would you give if you could have locked in your June 30th value of your mutual funds?
Not much. My current portfolio, while down somewhat from then, contains a whole h#ll of alot more shares then it did then plus I've TLH'd alot of $ to offset future income and CG's.

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