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Old 01-13-2018, 08:34 AM   #41
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Old 01-13-2018, 11:18 AM   #43
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Maybe we're in an "anti-Depression"

The 1930's Depression lasted soooooo long....maybe we're in a "Twilight Zone" episode of some sort....

Just to be safe, I bought an extra cushion because it's gonna hurt SOOOO BAADD when this ends!!!!

But I still won't go back to w**K!!!!
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At this very moment, the Dow is 25,762!!! We might make it to 26,000 sooner than we think.

I am cheering it on because I am near a never-before-seen milestone total for investment plus bank accounts. I'd love to pass that mark before my estimated tax payments are made by EFTPS on Monday (pulling the total back down).

C'mon, Dow!!! You can do it!
With Friday's 228 point increase in the Dow, it didn't even matter if my estimated tax payments went through. I reached my milestone. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd see "X dollars" in my portfolio + bank accounts. I suppose it's not a lot by forum standards, but it's a lot by W2R standards.

I remember a time when I didn't have a dollar to my name. Those were the Days of Catsup Soup but they are long gone. Life sure has some amazing twists and turns.
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With Friday's 228 point increase in the Dow, it didn't even matter if my estimated tax payments went through. I reached my milestone. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I'd see "X dollars" in my portfolio + bank accounts. I suppose it's not a lot by forum standards, but it's a lot by W2R standards.
Congratulations!! Yay!!!
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Well, I'll tell you, I am really enjoying looking nearly every day and feeling flush--gosh, in fact, rich. When things crash I just don't look--out of sight and out of mind. Works for me.
I'm with those who say, let's have fun when we can.
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I'm with those who say, let's have fun when we can.
You mean Dilly Dilly!

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For some reason that brings to mind a very, very happy dill pickle!

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Well, I'll tell you, I am really enjoying looking nearly every day and feeling flush--gosh, in fact, rich. When things crash I just don't look--out of sight and out of mind.

Guess I'm almost having to do the reverse. Having throttled back my A-A significantly in 2016 upon retirement (visions of reverse glide slope), I'm now feeling about as smart as Free bird's cat. So it's these days I'm finding myself tempted not to look...
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New recession ... unsustainable bubble ... bigger collapse coming ... credit supernova ... shocker ... kaboom ahead - ominous third phase ... tick, tick -- boom! ... apocalypse -- get out now! ... prepare for the perfect storm ... America’s growth and prosperity ‘gone forever’

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/do...end-2013-06-05

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One of the seemingly endless gloom & doom articles by Paul B. Farrell, who seems to have disappeared from MarketWatch. Haven't seen him spread a fresh coat of black paint for years.
And then there are the comments from a Nobel Prize winning economist, made a bit over a year ago (Nov 9, 2016 to be exact) (emph mine):

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So we are very probably looking at a global recession, with no end in sight.


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Ya mean we need to get out of tech stocks?


Pssst... I'll sell you my Cisco share for half what I paid for em.
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If the market tanks then Berkshire Hathaway goes shopping. Go BRK!!
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It's been incredibly fun to watch multiple times a day the increasing market. The personal investments and net worth rapid accent has been absolutely staggering. Crazy run.
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I was wrong. Dow 27k by the 31st.
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Futures have it this morning.

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Dow futures over 26k. That took only 2 weeks? Zowie
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Dow futures over 26k. That took only 2 weeks? Zowie
ding, ding, ding... now over 26000... will it close there?
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Dow futures over 26k. That took only 2 weeks? Zowie


or 9 trading days

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12 days apparently. I’m not sure what is driving today’s big rally.
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