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Any insights on oil? - bayoubengals88
For the first time in a good while I'm interested in the majors again as well as VDE. I've made decent money on MRO multiple times but this time I do not wish to sell. [b]MRO [/b]is down to $14 from $23 just a few months ago. [b]XOM [/b]is down to $71 Drilling: [b]NE [/b]- $2.98 (-51% in ...
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re: If your IRA chart looks like this how concerned are you? - bayoubengals88
[quote]I have even been taking some premature distributions[/quote] [quote]I still have a long time before retirement.[/quote] That ain't good! :banghead:...
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re: Closed End Funds (CEFs) - bayoubengals88
[quote]Any PIMCO investors out there? I like 8-12% monthly payouts. Is there a catch? Are these essentially a bunch of different bonds grouped into a fund? [/quote] [quote]I own a good amount of DHF, CHW, PHK, and PHT......They have all paid like clockwork for me for quite a while (years and ...
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re: Set it and forget it investment? (20 yrs+) - bayoubengals88
[quote]For the initial question, I'd seriously look into some REITS - specifically AMT, O, DLR.. those are proven steady performers and the dividends will be protected in your retirement account. [/quote] I've been doing this as well, but CIM is my preference, though I like AMT and O. Agreeing ...
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re: If your IRA chart looks like this how concerned are you? - bayoubengals88
[quote] Capital Appreciation Fund A: OPTFX, large cap US growth stocks. $58.99 on Dec 20 2013; currently $51.36 today Discovery Fund A: OPOCX, small cap US growth stocks. $78.71 on Dec 20 2013; currently $63.14 today. Global Allocation Fund A: QVGIX, global allocation with short-to-medium t...
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re: Let's do a top 5 equity portfolio for 2018 - bayoubengals88
[quote]cave canem[/quote] I'd love to know the 20 year return of the stocks you picked. Stunning anomaly. ...
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re: If your IRA chart looks like this how concerned are you? - bayoubengals88
[quote]These are the funds invested it: Capital Appreciation Fund A Discovery Fund A Global Allocation Fund A Global Fund A Global Strategic Income Fund A Limited-Term Bond Fund A [/quote] 1) Forgive me for saying you were lying. I really thought you were trolling us. Now I just fee...
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re: Set it and forget it investment? (20 yrs+) - bayoubengals88
Cool comparison. That is a fairly significant ytd disparity when comparing enormous funds. No need to fret though, Teddy is right about international equities. For fear of oversimplification, if you switch to all US right now, maybe the emerging markets and the rest of the world would have provi...
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re: Set it and forget it investment? (20 yrs+) - bayoubengals88
[quote]I've been pretty disappointed with the target date funds (2045) where my retirement funds are going. Any suggestions for other long term options that I don't plan on touching for another 25-30 years? Should I put a percentage into just an index fund? TIA. [/quote] I'm kind of amazed by all ...
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re: If your IRA chart looks like this how concerned are you? - bayoubengals88
[quote]I doubt I have seen any gains in the past 10 years. [/quote] You're lying. ...
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re: Going from equities to bonds - bayoubengals88
As an advisor, do your clients bail no matter what you tell them?...
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re: Going from equities to bonds - bayoubengals88
[quote]So what do you invest in besides holding onto to just Cash in a bear market. Depends on how old you are. My advice would be to hold on to cash until you see a buying opportunity that you really can't pass up and load up on that stock. Lets say for instance Home Depot goes down to around ...
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re: Dow down 700 pts - bayoubengals88
[b]This one low enough for you? Serious question, what's going on with this stock?! [/b] [img]https://i.imgur.com/sVOxVpa.png[/img]...
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re: Dow down 700 pts - bayoubengals88
S&P now 13.5% below all time highs. Dow, 12%...
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re: JNJ down A LOT on bad news (almost 12%) - bayoubengals88
Bought my one share at $127.59 Timed the bottom no doubt. I'll be rich in 35 years!...
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re: Shapiro and Bishop Barren conversation - bayoubengals88
[quote] FTR I am a conservative Lutheran. We are a bible based church and are not the same as the leftist liberal Lutherans. I would guess we are close to Baptists with the main difference being in adult vs infant baptism and the accepting vs getting Grace aspect of salvation.[/quote] You, my f...
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re: Stock market on pace for worst December since 1931 - bayoubengals88
We need a cool down. ...
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re: Dow down 700 pts - bayoubengals88
futures are below 24,000 Definitely a correction by definition....
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re: Shapiro and Bishop Barren conversation - bayoubengals88
[quote]"Yet you know well enough that wrong-doers will not inherit God’s kingdom. Make no mistake about it; it is not the debauched, the idolaters, the adulterous, it is not the effeminate, the sinners against nature, the dishonest, the misers, the drunkards, the bitter of speech, the extortioners t...
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re: Shapiro and Bishop Barren conversation - bayoubengals88
[quote]John MacArthur was a better listen. [/quote] Much better. So articulate and rational. ...
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