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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:21 AM

Re: Arggh....Wash Sales

Technically it's a wash sale, but it's not a problem. You can still deduct the whole $5000 loss. The rule says that if you sell shares for a loss and buy the same shares within 30 days (before or after), which you did because the second purchase [more]

Thu Mar 20

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:20 AM

Re: If legacy.....

The best of both worlds IMO and I'm sticking to it.

S&P 1500 (EqWt: SPY,MDY,IJR)


Did you mean put 1/3 into each of those ETF's? Because all three of those are (still) Cap-weighted. If that was your goal, couldn't you just [more]

Fri Mar 7

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:11 AM

Re: Profit latch

I posted a while back on a similar strategy: http://boards.fool.com/a-quotsave-gainquot-sell-strategy-127...
I referred to it as "save gain" vice [more]

Thu Mar 6

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:03 PM

Re: Bernie screen 2014

Switch on SP500 last 3 periods, -2% cutoff, high: (SOS Screamers/PIH_CSO_safe 1-3:10 max 5), low: (Blend (YLDEARNYEAR2/YLDEARNYEAR overlap 1-3:3, pad YLDEARNYEAR2), T-Bill 1-1), 1-6
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Tue Feb 25

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:42 PM

Re: 3 Day Settlement Rule

JimZipCode
IB also. They call it a cash account, and there's no leverage, but you can sell and buy with the proceeds same day.


Jim's "cash account", is (I think) technically set up as a Margin Account for trading [more]

Mon Feb 10

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:35 PM

Re: SI Rankings 2014-02-09

Are those ETFs in the (High_Relative_Value) rankings? Are they supposed to be there?

I've seen ETFs in H_R_V numerous times over the years.

Tails

Sun Feb 9

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:23 PM

Re: Who Needs Momentum II

Unfortunately I think just about every one of the screens "can" experience that level of MDD when the S&P500 index has a MDD of almost 57.

And RSP (S&P 500 equal-weighted ETF) lost 60% between 7/19/07 and 3/9/09. [more]

Thu Jan 23

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:50 PM

Re: NH-NL returns

I have been unable to find the return results post for the NH-NL timing strategy that Mungofitch has developed. Does anyone know the post showing the results?

The thread starting with post 244060 might be the one you are looking [more]

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