joelxwil

Joel Williams

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Tue Jul 21

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joelxwil replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:03 PM

Re: Citigroup

On the other hand, smart consumers will take their money elsewhere.

Thu Jul 16

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joelxwil replied to the Retirement Investing board. 3:54 PM

Re: A list of Morgan Housel listicles

He sounds like a total jerk to me.

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joelxwil replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:51 PM

Re: Say NO to Nachos!

Well maybe people who are not lazy, sedentary types need calories to get them started on their active day. Not everybody just sits at a desk and shuffles papers all day.

Mon Jul 13

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joelxwil replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:25 PM

Re: What happens when ...

"You are aware the State of Indiana passed a law to change the value of pi from 3.14159 . . . to exactly 3 because it was too difficult for children to memorize 3.14..."

Pathetic, useless fools.

Thu Jul 9

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joelxwil replied to the Retirement Investing board. 2:55 PM

Re: MF funds

Well, you might look at TimingCube. They have done very well, although of course they are not perfect. They have published their record.

You can also look at my record, but that is all old news - I have not posted or traded recently. I might [more]

Wed Jul 8

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joelxwil replied to the Retirement Investing board. 12:31 PM

Re: MF funds

You really know nothing, Bob. But that is par for the course on this board.

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joelxwil replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:53 AM

Re: MF funds

Significant costs? Those of us who have successfully timed the market realize the benefits of doing that. Just do it right.

Mon Jul 6

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joelxwil replied to the Retirement Investing board. 4:49 PM

Re: MF funds

I have not looked at those funds recently, but last I did, they underperformed the averages. Look at IWM, and be in in when it is above its 21 day EMA. Otherwise, be in a money market. Or experiment with other EMAs, to see if you can find something [more]

Mon Jun 22

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joelxwil replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:13 PM

Re: Could Europe lose Greece to Russia?

Greece could be a real money-sink for Russia. That might be fun to watch.

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joelxwil replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:11 PM

Re: Some of the best money advice

Well some of us work because we perform useful and worthwhile stuff. I certainly felt that my job was useful and worthwhile. And I worked several years after I could have retired, just because what I was doing made a difference. Nothing dramatic, but [more]

Sat Jun 20

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joelxwil replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:38 PM

Re: Stop-limit orders (?)

Some people recommend putting a stop just below support (the low end of the trading range), so that if it breaks support you will sell. The theory is that if the stock breaks support it will go much lower. Then if the stock goes through resistance [more]

Sat Jun 13

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joelxwil replied to the Discount Brokers board. 5:22 PM

Re: Want to dollar cost-average long-term....help!

In general, that fee will probably be less than the spread between the bid and ask. So it is really not very much if you are careful and put in careful limit orders.

Also, you need to have a good definition of what constitutes a "great [more]

Sat Jun 6

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joelxwil replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:36 PM

Re: What did you eat today?

Scrambled eggs and hot dogs.

Sat May 30

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joelxwil replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:46 AM

Re: OT: Inability to deal with one's problems...

Well, at least he did not land on somebody just walking on the sidewalk.

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