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#379566 - 08/17/07 03:24 AM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Pablo]
Oldmoparguy1 Offline


Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 4119
Loc: Charlotte, NC
I'm with you P. Yesterday I was 4 1/2% in the red, finished today 4 1/2% in the green. A 9% day!!! Fantastic! I still have a bunch of TMA. Cramer says buy, buy, buy!!!

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#379567 - 08/17/07 05:14 AM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
Posts: 11410
Loc: The Sandhills of NewYorkistan
Don't fight the Fed.
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80% of people polled say that their neighbor should take mass transit to work.

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#379568 - 08/19/07 05:12 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: GROUCHO MARX]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46739
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Quote:

Don't fight the Fed.




Nevah, Nevah in recorded human history.......

BTW Asia and Europe UP.

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#379569 - 08/19/07 06:01 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Pablo]
Oldmoparguy1 Offline


Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 4119
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Bought more TMA on the dip this morning.
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#379570 - 08/20/07 12:02 AM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46739
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Nice day. I'm not touching TMA for awhile.

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#379571 - 08/20/07 12:07 AM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Pablo]
Oldmoparguy1 Offline


Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 4119
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Common sense says I should have sold all TMA Friday and bought it back today. Oh well. We'll see.
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#379572 - 08/20/07 06:21 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Pablo]
Primus Offline


Registered: 07/29/03
Posts: 886
Loc: Kiev, Ukraine
Think since Friday the market is still giving a clever investor an unique opportunity, may be one of the last ones, to go out into cash with a profit or, at least, without serious losses.


Edited by Primus (08/20/07 06:23 PM)

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#379573 - 08/20/07 07:14 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Primus]
JHZR2 Offline



Registered: 12/14/02
Posts: 34230
Loc: New Jersey
Anyone have any thoughts about ESD the Legg mason ETF focusing on emerging market debt?

It is sold at a big discount, and yields about 8%.

Ive heard some say that people shouldnt be in emerging markets or debt right now, but have not had any success for a good answer why in my time investigating. Perhaps someone more knowledgable on here can comment...

Distribution is increasing (from $0.1025 to $0.14 per share), which is good for something to sit on the side and do dividend reinvestment with, or so it seems. Not entrely sure how nations offering their debt relates to domestic or established country rates, as the risk ishigher and thus the interest rate is higher.

Again, besides playing the bond game, it seems to me that something that yields between 7-10% depending upon share price is pretty decent to sit in a div. reinvestment to add some stability to a portfolio at this time...

http://www.etfconnect.com/select/fundpages/global.asp?MFID=122060

Thanks!!!

JMH

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#379574 - 08/20/07 07:36 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: JHZR2]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46739
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
I own 300 shares of ESD. Watch for a gaining dollar....slimchance there. So watch for sellers....but other than the usual interest rate and int'l and quality risks, it pays well.

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#379575 - 08/20/07 07:59 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: JHZR2]
Kestas Offline



Registered: 06/04/02
Posts: 10889
Loc: The Motor City
Yet others say the emerging markets have not yet been played out. I tend to ignore what "experts" have to say. Half the time they're right, half the time they're wrong.

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#379576 - 08/20/07 09:19 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Kestas]
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
Posts: 11410
Loc: The Sandhills of NewYorkistan
"Half the time they're right, half the time they're wrong."
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But what about the other 50% of the time?
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#379577 - 08/21/07 06:49 AM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: GROUCHO MARX]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46739
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Funny.

Check their list of blogs: http://www.instantbull.com/InstantBull.aspx

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#379578 - 08/21/07 06:38 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Pablo]
Primus Offline


Registered: 07/29/03
Posts: 886
Loc: Kiev, Ukraine
Mortgage players will present their reports in October and this month does not inspire me with confidence because there is certain magie of figures and events:

1907 Bankers' Panic ... - October 1907
Black Thursday ......... - October 24, 1929
Black Monday ........... - October 19, 1987
Asian flu mini-crash ... - October 27, 1997

Besides, this year is the 10th, 20th and 100th anniversary of 1997, 1987 and 1907 crisises.

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#379579 - 08/21/07 07:27 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Primus]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46739
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
I'm selling everything!!!

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#379580 - 08/21/07 08:01 PM Re: ALL IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [Re: Primus]
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 20893
Loc: Colorado Springs
Quote:

Mortgage players will present their reports in October and this month does not inspire me with confidence because there is certain magie of figures and events:

1907 Bankers' Panic ... - October 1907
Black Thursday ......... - October 24, 1929
Black Monday ........... - October 19, 1987
Asian flu mini-crash ... - October 27, 1997

Besides, this year is the 10th, 20th and 100th anniversary of 1997, 1987 and 1907 crisises.




Genius way to make investment decisions!

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