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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:01 PM

Re: Good blend

Here is the blend:

8914BL(ZLTD)13p33h3(YLDEARNYEAR)13p33h3(PIH_CSO_simple)13p33h3

Quarterly blend of ZLTD 1-3 Yldearnyear 1-3 and PIH_COS_Simple 1-3.

Additional comments welcome
Dusty

Wed Jan 21

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:17 PM

Re: Good blend

How many years since the blend was formulated?

I put the blend together in April of 2011 and started to use it the end of June. 6/27/2011 would be first date invested.

How many years since each contributing screen was [more]

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:58 PM

Re: Good blend

rdutt:

I was not sure how to calculate DD so I used the instructions here.

http://www.ehow.com/how_5098404_calculate-downside-deviation...

If [more]

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:31 PM

Re: Good blend

What else would we need before looking at the screens? Is this a good blend?

Dusty

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:29 PM

Re: Good blend

Ulcer Index Life (1989) - 7.39

Ulcer Index Start of 2007 (post discovery)- 8.78

Ulcer Index Start of Current Blend 3.31

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:16 PM

Re: Good blend

Ra - sorry - 3 stock from each for a total of 9 stocks. Quarterly hold.

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Tue Jan 20

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dusty2004 posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:41 PM

Good blend

Ok - I have a blend that I have been using. I would like to hold off giving the screen info for a bit until we discuss if it is good or not. Here are some details. Investment date - first Monday after the last Friday. What else would you want to [more]

Mon Jan 19

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dusty2004 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 11:08 AM

Re: Converting to a Roth with a Twist

If you convert all of your Traditional IRA to a Roth - yes.

If you convert part of your Traditional IRA to a Roth - then a portion will be non-taxed.

Dusty

Fri Jan 2

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:56 PM

Re: did anyone beat the S&P?

Sorry - 5yr should have been 18.28%

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dusty2004 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:55 PM

Re: did anyone beat the S&P?

My returns as CAGR calculated by taking the actual $ amount in my brokerage account from the year end statements. 1 yr 7.45 3 yr 26.49 5 yr 19.58 The current blend that I am using I started on 06/27/11. I do not have figures for that date until [more]

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