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Old 06-01-2011, 05:07 PM   #61
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Looks like 'Sell in May' might not have been such a bad idea. DOW down 2% June 1.
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:29 PM   #62
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Buying opportunity!
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:44 PM   #63
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Actually I think it is just little profit taking.
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:58 PM   #64
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Anyone planning to use this strategy in 2011 ?

Just curious.

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moved all of my TSP (Thrift Savings Plan -gov't 401k) from common stock and small cap funds to gov't (G-Fund) until next major correction.
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Too soon. I think there's more pain to come. If the S&P 500 goes to 1290 I'm going to rebalance some fixed income into the S&P 500 in my 401k, I have some funds I left there. If it drops to 1250 I will do it again. I can adjust the AA but I'm not going nuts and getting back to a 65/35 AA, presently it is 35/65 and I sleep much better for that. 40/60 maybe 50/50 for a while is ok then back to 35/65. I've learned market timing is just not worth it.

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