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Sun May 22

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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:16 PM

Re: 407,000 Teamsters lose pensions...

I am self-employed so forgive my ignorance, but why does the cost of having someone manage your very large pension plan not include some sort of insurance vehicle to limit downside risk?

Smufty

Sat May 21

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Smufty2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:54 PM

Re: OT - Good Browsers

I am happy with Ad-Block Plus and Ghostery. Anyone use Little Snitch (not free)?

S.

Tue May 17

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 9:23 AM

Re: PGLC

Ore grade
but all-in costs important
i.e. ore grade in the way way way outback hinterlands means less than if road/processing plants/water/electrical already available
open pits cheaper than digging deep shafts subject to [more]

Tue May 3

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Smufty2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:15 PM

Re: Things That Make Me Say "Hmmmm...."

Sugar: The Bitter Truth is must see video despite the 1 1/2 hour length.

Dr. Lustig does refer to the "Coke Conspiracy" where he points out the Coke hides a very high Sodium content (salt that helps keep you thirsty) with a [more]

Sat Apr 9

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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:36 PM

Re: Panama Papers Putin Op?

And the point of my post was simply continuing disappointment with what used to be respectable news sources such as the Washington Post - they might as well be Zero Hedge or the Drudge.

I have no doubts that, in terms of the scale of [more]

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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:44 PM

Re: Panama Papers Putin Op?

What a load of speculative crap to print in order to sell the "news".

It is just as easy to say Putin or certain Chinese leaders are the ones being blackmailed. Info on a few selected friends of Putin and family members of Chinese [more]

Fri Apr 1

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 11:56 AM

Re: Bullish commodities.

I have bought/sold and followed SQM for years. The management has proven to have less than stellar competence.
Be careful with that one.

Smufty

Mon Mar 14

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Smufty2 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:39 PM

Re: Putin orders forces out of Syria

Wisdom from Russia, whereas WE should have pulled out of the middle east back when W declared mission accomplished if not sooner. Think of our economy if the wasted $ trillions and young lives had been saved and used domestically...

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 7:30 PM

Re: wild ride for MSB

It is not really company specific in all likelihood. In the past 5 years the GDXJ has gone from around 150 to around 11.

So, if we are truly catching the beginning of the bull for miners (and the fundamentals are now in place), then it may [more]

Sat Mar 5

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Smufty2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:43 PM

Re: Coppock "Timing" in GTR1

Did you look at Coppock as solely a buy signal and maybe 99 day high as a sell?

Fri Mar 4

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 9:34 AM

Re: Gold.

I agree that it has been time for roughly a month to start accumulating precious metal miners. If there is going to be a bull, we are still early.

Smufty - still buying

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 9:28 AM

Re: Lithium.

Be careful with miners in litigation
Be careful with serial management disappointers
So
Be careful with SQM

Smufty - once long SQM, now looking elsewhere

Wed Feb 24

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Smufty2 replied to the Mining and Metals board. 5:05 PM

Re: Gold chart.

speaking of $1800... we had a beautiful cup and handle in the making at the end of September 2012 when gold last hit $1800, but the handle did not confirm and the rest is all history as we know it.

Smufty - getting back in on dips but not [more]

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