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Old 06-30-2009, 11:59 AM   #21
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Sweet! I made the market drop today. Just in time for the bi-monthly 401k contributions to be invested...
Thanks, 401k + taxable account contributions going in today (all equity)!
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Old 06-30-2009, 12:03 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by audreyh1 View Post
You stinkers! (Not that it really matters)
I knocked on wood - this wasn't supposed to happen. We are still at 14.6% returns for the quarter, not including dividends. Add in 1/4 of the current 2.3% dividend yield, and we are at 15.2% returns for the quarter. Wouldn't take much to get it back to "record" levels before the end of the day.
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Old 06-30-2009, 02:42 PM   #23
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Soooo, the quarter is over and I'm showing the S&P 500 going from 797.87 at the close on the last day of March to close at 919.32 today. That is a 15.2% increase. Add to that another .6% of dividends, and we are at 15.8% returns for the quarter. Record quarter out of at least the last ten years (by a nose).

I'm pretty sure this is going to be a personal best in my own portfolio both percentage wise and in absolute dollars.
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Old 07-02-2009, 06:21 PM   #24
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This thread reminds me of the gambler who says "I sure hope I break even, 'cause I really need the money!"
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