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Sun May 29

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lookingforclues replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 07:33

Re: Best Queen

This one builds nicely as well...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPG5DP2RQZk

Mon May 23

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 07:22

Re: The Cost of Investing

I've also read that buying the originals in equal capital amounts and holding as-is (no trading other than dealing with forced trades) yielded the best overall reward. Think is was a Mauldin article ..... <quick search> .... yes : [more]

Sun May 22

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lookingforclues replied to the Golf Nuts board. 08:36

Re: Bunker rakes

Rakes should be held only by groundstaff at my course because they are used by members to heap all the sand up to the edges of the bunkers thus ensuring that balls invariably end up close to the lip and almost unplayable by average golfers like [more]

Sat Apr 30

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 07:21

Re: Interesting website

The site seems to suggest trading in line with sentiment, e.g. buying if sentiment is positive. However, my understanding is that it is better to do the opposite, i.e. that sentiment is a contrary indicator.

lfc

Sun Apr 17

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lookingforclues replied to the Gold & Other Precious Metals board. 08:30

Re: Gold 2% dividend

If costs includes taxes - then ???

I was more thinking the cost of yearly rebalancing. Depending on what vehicle you favour then the cost of buying and selling gold can be significant.

Are these costs reflected in the [more]

Sat Apr 16

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lookingforclues replied to the Gold & Other Precious Metals board. 07:03

Re: Gold 2% dividend

Compare a non rebalanced portfolio of say 66/34 stock/gold with a yearly rebalanced 66/34 stock/gold blend and broadly over time the rewards from both compare.

After costs?

Mon Apr 11

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lookingforclues replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 06:52

Re: Railway land across Britain to be developed

If money is so cheap then why are property buyers short-selling it? Either buyers are dumb, or money is NOT cheap.

Most buyers of property, especially aspiring home-owners, are dumb.

For the majority of things (assets or [more]

Sun Apr 3

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lookingforclues replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 17:50

Re: England v windies

Listening not watching, exciting finish in prospect....WI need 20 from 40....6 gone.......could do with taking Samuels....

Wed Mar 30

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lookingforclues replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Other Stuff board. 07:40

Re: Best ever Fool commentary?

The comments beneath are especially interesting - there's gotta be a lesson here somewhere...

Absolutely.

1. Pick a stock that has either collapsed or multi-bagged.
2. Go back to a time before the collapse/multi-bagging [more]

Sat Mar 26

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 07:18

Re: Cutters

I wonder if anyone has made a study of whether high yielding shares are more likely to be dividend cutters than more modest yielders? My feeling is that they are but I have no evidence to back this up. If that were the case then a HYP strategy, [more]

Fri Mar 25

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 07:49

Re: DIY passive investing

Itsallaguess

I don't know which shares will become winners or losers.
I don't know whether past winners or losers will continue the same way.

I know that equity market evolution produces both winners and losers.
I know [more]

Thu Mar 24

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 08:59

Re: DIY passive investing

Lookingforclues, I am interested to know how your large buy and hold portfolio has evolved. e.g. how do the top decile and bottom decile performers compare with the median performance? Are you seeing roughly 2/3 of the shares underperforming the [more]

Wed Mar 23

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 16:21

Re: DIY passive investing

pagw

My question concerns the risk of doing this - would it be expected that over a few decades a fair number of the starting companies would have run into financial trouble, reducing their share prices greatly and eating away at the [more]

Tue Mar 8

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 09:07

Re: Poll: Calling the bottem

Very much agree and you will get your admission if necessary in Jan 2017 if we remember to return to the subject.

I'll remember ;-)

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lookingforclues replied to the Oil & Gas - Companies board. 08:18

Re: My view on current oil prices

However, in a market as big as the crude market where, presumably, TA is widely used, it's perhaps less easy to dismiss it?

Unlike equities, commodities are an asset class where trends can be shown to exist and TA may therefore be [more]

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 07:14

Re: Poll: Calling the bottem

Not looking quite like the end of the year yet, is it lfc?

No, but you will surely agree that 5500 is not looking as absurd now that it did (to you) back in Jan when we were a lot closer to that value. If we were to quantify how [more]

Mon Mar 7

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 17:48

Re: Poll: Calling the bottem

FIF, 5500 is an absurd number.

Not looking quite so absurd now is it GS?

Assuming you've not withdrawn from active posting until the next 'bear market'

lfc

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lookingforclues replied to the Oil & Gas - Companies board. 08:24

Re: My view on current oil prices

Markets apparently found joy in seeing a 25k fall in production but this was set again overall crude demand falling over 7% YOY.

Demand is up about 1% YOY

All the rest of your post seems to be tunnelling into detail at the [more]

Fri Mar 4

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lookingforclues replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 07:22

Re: Normal rules still apply even when times are

Actually the benchmark for the fund is the Freedom Smart-Beta UK Dividend Index.

Or;

[more]

Wed Mar 2

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 07:21

Re: 'Sell everything' ahead of 'cataclysmic' cri

Re: Oil industry. The Oil Index:

http://stockcharts.com/freecharts/gallery.html?$XOI

has only fallen 50% since 2014. I'd expect further falls of 50-75% before the
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