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by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

case_of_ennui wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:10 pm I hope anyone saying today's dip is a buying opportunity is aware that any date in the entire history of the stock market prior to one week ago would have been an even better buying opportunity for a long term investor.
Do you know of a way to go back to that day and buy?
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 22, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Crushtheturtle wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 1:03 pm Well, it was a good day.

Thanks politicians.
It still is a good day. Buy the dip.
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

There was an instant drop. What was that all about? Off the cliff drop. I'm guessing this: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/21/stock-market-futures-open-to-close-news.html A move like this could encourage a lot of folks to sell off their gains from 3/20 and on - could it not? Why hold onto them for a s...
by Vtsax100
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

CurlyDave wrote: Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:07 pm I spent the late morning/early afternoon gold prospecting. Essentially sifting large quantities of heavy dirt looking for almost microscopic little flakes of gold. Oh yeah, I forgot to mention fighting the poison oak.

Jack Bogle had a much better idea ...
Round back at the creek?
by Vtsax100
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

In other news... I backed up the truck yesterday and the market is soaring today! That doesn’t usually happen for me!

:sharebeer
by Vtsax100
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 1085
Views: 49693

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

livesoft wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:36 pm In the woods, broad daylight. Who's seeing who?

Cell phone pic:

Image

I love it! My owls are in the woods and I hear them whooting. Just so hard to spot! And I know they are just sitting there watching me.
by Vtsax100
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Please suggest a docuseries to watch
Replies: 24
Views: 1905

Re: Please suggest a docuseries to watch

count damoney wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:01 pm Don't F**k with cats - Netflix
This was absolutely horrible to watch. A terrible human.
by Vtsax100
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Back on topic. Nice slow burn up. Might be turning into a melt up to end the week.

:sharebeer :moneybag
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Market Timing Change
Replies: 46
Views: 2608

Re: Market Timing Change

Good Afternoon everyone, I saw an article on Yahoo about taking profits in anticipation of a 10% correction in the near future. I feel so foolish that I acted on such an article. I took about 10% of my equity allocation out of the market. Settlement day is tomorrow. It's in cash. What are my best o...
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Melt up is started. Lost dog is pumping iron hard at the gym!

:moneybag :moneybag
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

:sharebeer
jarjarM wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:20 pm
Vtsax100 wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:52 pm Can someone post the annualized gain for today?
You mean just annualize today's gain? 1.0097^252 = 11.4 or 11,400%. :beer
Thats what Im talkin about!!

:sharebeer
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Can someone post the annualized gain for today?
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

It was interesting to see many of the things I read about in the Boglehead reading list play out in real-time over the last year. E.g. panic/doubt/fear, market timing the high, but then being unable to time the bottom (or even back to even — under performing buy n holders), FOMO, bond valuations, y...
by Vtsax100
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

lostdog wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:31 am International looking good today too.
Hopefully it makes it back to 20% for my portfolio.
by Vtsax100
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How to estimate how much you can spend?
Replies: 14
Views: 1107

Re: How to estimate how much you can spend?

You are 70 with over 4 mil. You can spend as much as you want.
by Vtsax100
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

72% gains annualized for April so far :oops: Wow, maybe you could provide annualized gains for each trading day. I would love Tamalak to provide annualized gains each trading day. It would make the soaring feel more soar-y. S&P is up 240% annualized this morning. :twisted: :oops:
by Vtsax100
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 1085
Views: 49693

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

House Finches just built a nest on top of my down spout. Im assuming there are eggs as mom sits there most of the day. Im looking forward to watching these guys around the yard. The babies are always very active and vocal flying around with their parents feeding them.
by Vtsax100
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

lostdog wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:36 pm Heading to the gym. We'll see if we have a melt up coming.
Thanks for going to the gym. The melt up has started. :sharebeer
by Vtsax100
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Do budgets work?
Replies: 122
Views: 4888

Re: Do budgets work?

Budget: An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time.

I think most people with any money sense use one. And yes it is quite a necessity.
by Vtsax100
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Nice week! :sharebeer :moneybag
by Vtsax100
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

jason2459 wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:46 am
Vtsax100 wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:45 am 4100!! We are officially soaring!
To bad it's not going to close above 4100. :wink:

Its impossible. Like sending a man to mars. It might happen one day but not for a long long time!!!!
by Vtsax100
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

4100!! We are officially soaring!
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Perma-Bull Jeremy Siegel- 30% up before a pull back. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/08/jeremy-siegel-says-stock-market-could-go-up-30percent-before-boom-ends.html We haven't seen Forester predictions lately. No need. We all know there's no way SP500 breaks through 4100! :mrgreen: Soooo close! :o
by Vtsax100
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

MiddleOfTheRoad wrote: Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:08 am Post this here for my own record.
About to turn 46. Will quit work at 55 or S&P 8000 (copying Homerj a little), whichever is first. :happy
Copying you, except Im about to turn 47.
by Vtsax100
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Are we headed to S&P 500 4100 today? 😱
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 22960
Views: 3012389

Re: U.S. stocks in free fall

I don’t think he does take them seriously. He sounds so confident but I think he is just baiting us for fun. I think its funny.
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Candor wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:55 pm Looks like a 4000+ close is in the bag. :beer

Nice little melt up in the last few minutes!!

:sharebeer
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Even Charlie Munger says the next decade we can expect very little returns. https://i.imgur.com/1zP6usG.png This picture speaks a thousand words. At this point it is entirely clear to everyone this is out of whack. "You can't time the market!" seems like learned helplessness at some point...
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Resole hiking boots?
Replies: 40
Views: 2050

Re: Resole hiking boots?

Ive had a few pair of shoes/boots that I really loved and hated to part with. So, I had them re-soled. I ended up not being happy with any of them and threw them away anyway. Just didn’t look right or feel the same. So, probably never again for me.
by Vtsax100
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

lostdog wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:35 am Is there a Forester 4000 quote?
Yes. Little over a week ago Forester described S&P 500 at 4000 as Mission Impossible 7. Stand by for a new and final prediction from Forester.

:sharebeer
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Triple digit golfer wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:56 pm Forester and I are still safe!

viewtopic.php?p=5884917#p5884917

For now...
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Do I see a melt up trying to start?
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

lostdog wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:41 pm A taper scare for a bit.
Looks like the taper continues.
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Can't remove old shower head
Replies: 38
Views: 1877

Re: Can't remove old shower head

Seems like this is getting too complicated. Two plumber wrenches and it is coming off.
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

jason2459 wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:10 pm It's not going to happen till you get a certain someone say it's not going to happen.

He already did. :D

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=80065&p=5900486#p5900486

“ Mission Impossible 7: S&P 500 @ 4,000”
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

CurlyDave wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:59 pm
Vtsax100 wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:28 pm
lostdog wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:08 pm taper down starting.
Nooooooooooo!!!
Tapering back up. :annoyed
Im still holding out for that late melt up right through 4000.
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

lostdog wrote: Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:08 pm taper down starting.
Nooooooooooo!!!
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Lets get this party started. Is S&P 500 going to 4000 today? Its almost there!
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: For those using a Roth IRA since the beginning (1998?), what's your balance? (Come on, we're anonymous)
Replies: 68
Views: 6421

Re: For those using a Roth IRA since the beginning (1998?), what's your balance? (Come on, we're anonymous)

178K. I was young and stupid at first. Wasn’t maxing first few years. Had other stuff besides VTSAX. Finally wised up over the years.
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: [Is insurance adjuster estimate a fair price?]
Replies: 7
Views: 1032

Re: Am I getting screwed?

It seems like the insurance should pay for all of the new siding. Some kid in the neighborhood tried to set my brothers house on fire and melted a bunch of siding in one spot. His insurance paid for the total replacement of all the siding so it would match.
by Vtsax100
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 1085
Views: 49693

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

As others have mentioned - Eastern Bluebirds are plentiful here - they are jockeying with the newly arrived Tree Swallows for the nest boxes. Bluebirds won't nest next to each other but tolerate the Tree Swallows! Sometimes, the Carolina or House Wrens take the next-door-neighbor box. My Bluebirds ...
by Vtsax100
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 1085
Views: 49693

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

BlackwaterPark10 wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:58 am Well my ruby throated hummingbirds appear to be gone back up north for the summer. It will be any week now my Indigio and Painted Buntings follow suit. Summer is coming to Eastern Central Florida way too quickly!

They are on their way to my house. 😁
Not to worry, I take good care of them.

:D
by Vtsax100
Fri Mar 26, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Wow what a melt up right to the last minute. I love watching those. New high for S&P and for my portfolio! :mrgreen:
by Vtsax100
Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

S&P is melting up.
by Vtsax100
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?
Replies: 1085
Views: 49693

Re: Bird watchers – what birds are you seeing?

Ive got some Barred Owls that have moved into the woods behind my house. I saw one up in a tree several nights ago and watched it for a while. I wanted to see it fly off but it waited me out till way past dark. Ive been hearing them at night calling. Its surprisingly loud I can hear it inside with w...
by Vtsax100
Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

Nice little melt up to end the day. The bears will be back.
by Vtsax100
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Men's Cologne
Replies: 120
Views: 10258

Re: Men's Cologne

I typically wear a mildly scented aftershave. (Not Club Man). :D Sometimes I wear a little cologne. I like the smell myself. And sometimes I catch a whiff some nice perfume from a woman. I like that as well. Seems like a pretty personal issue to me. Wear what you like. Smell the way you like. I’ve s...
by Vtsax100
Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in free fall
Replies: 22960
Views: 3012389

Re: U.S. stocks in free fall

lostdog wrote: Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:02 pm Melt down forming towards the end.

Don’t worry its just a bear trap.
by Vtsax100
Mon Mar 22, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks continue to soar!
Replies: 14740
Views: 1132908

Re: U.S. stocks continue to soar!

In other news...

I just backed up the truck and contributed to the SOARING!!!!

:mrgreen: