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  1. DaveV liked tommcginnis's post in the thread Vanguard Portfolio.

    "can't" :D We know, DaveV. We know. :p :D

    Jan 16, 2018 at 4:20 PM
  2. DaveV replied to the thread Vanguard Portfolio.

    Here is the list of all Vanguard mutual funds and their 1-, 5- and 10-year performance....

    Jan 16, 2018 at 11:22 AM
  3. DaveV replied to the thread Most forex retail traders lose money. Why is forex so difficult?.

    So where did the remaining $202 million ($220M - $18M) go? Is this article implying that the brokers got more than 90% of the total?...

    Jan 13, 2018 at 10:53 AM
  4. DaveV replied to the thread Most forex retail traders lose money. Why is forex so difficult?.

    I don't know why forex is so hard to make money, but I can't help but notice from the link, that mathematically, every year, the forex...

    Jan 12, 2018 at 9:46 PM
  5. DaveV replied to the thread leveraged etf's on dow/s&p?.

    I agree. I prefer buying on margin to buying the 2x or 3x leveraged ETFs. Another possible way to use leverage is to buy deep in the...

    Jan 12, 2018 at 10:57 AM
  6. DaveV replied to the thread Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning.

    Yes since the beginning of the year, AIEQ has really performed well. I wonder why it suddenly started doing so well. Perhaps they...

    Jan 11, 2018 at 6:50 PM
  7. DaveV liked Sig's post in the thread Trading for living and estimated tax payments?.

    I stand corrected, I've actually cited that caveat before and should have known better than to use the "no way" modifier! Somehow I...

    Jan 10, 2018
  8. DaveV replied to the thread Trading for living and estimated tax payments?.

    I know of at least one legal way - become a Puerto Rico resident for 6 months a year, and file their Act 22 form. Then you would only...

    Jan 10, 2018
  9. DaveV replied to the thread leveraged etf's on dow/s&p?.

    I am afraid that you math is wrong on the leveraged ETF. It should be: Day 1: stock starts at 100 Day 2: stock goes up 10%, now 120 Day...

    Jan 10, 2018
  10. DaveV replied to the thread leveraged etf's on dow/s&p?.

    As long equity prices keep climbing straight up, as it did in 2017, you will do great with DDM. But if prices go down, or even stay the...

    Jan 10, 2018
  11. DaveV replied to the thread XLF etf.

    Jan 10, 2018
  12. DaveV replied to the thread Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning.

    Well see for yourself. Here is a Yahoo Finance chart comparing the AIEQ (The AI Powered Equity ETF) vs SPY, DIA and QQQ for the past 3...

    Jan 10, 2018
  13. DaveV replied to the thread Musings on Markets.

    U.S. unemployment, very low; interest rates at record low levels; business regulations being cut; corporate taxes cut; world-wide...

    Jan 10, 2018
  14. DaveV replied to the thread XLF etf.

    XLF is the most widely used financial ETF, by far. It includes major banks, midsize banks, insurance companies and brokerage firms....

    Jan 10, 2018
  15. DaveV replied to the thread Trading for living and estimated tax payments?.

    Google "Estimated tax safe harbor" Example, from Forbes mag: Estimated tax safe harbor rule. If your 2016 adjusted gross income (AGI)...

    Jan 10, 2018