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knighttof3 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 2 hours ago

Re: taxaudit.com not reliable (Long)

1. Roth IRA = $13,266
After taxes = $13,266 he can keep

2. Traditional IRA = $13,266
After taxes = $9,286
Meanwhile, the invested $1500 has ostensibly appreciated 5% per year, but every year the gains are taxed, so net
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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 2 hours ago

Re: Schwab Div ETF

I have SCHD, I like SCHD, I can confirm that it is free to trade at Schwab.

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knighttof3 posted to the Political Asylum board. 4 hours ago

You gotta kill 'em

The Best President Ever tells Jewish donors how Obama is getting it wrong in the Middle East, an area where TBPE has plenty of experience.

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:58 PM

Re: Munger notes

Charlie Munger had this story when asked to identify a moat:

Question: What is the least talked about or most misunderstood moat?

Charlie Munger: You basically want me to explain to you a difficult subject of identifying moats. It [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:57 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 79th CaptionChallenge

His green butt gave a whole new meaning to the phrase Dirty Sanchez.

Yesterday

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 10:45 PM

Re: Is there a Jewish-American language?

Sorry Sheila, but wouldn't a Southern gentile stud be a hicksah?

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 10:38 PM

Re: Why?

Can fat people go skinny-dipping?
No, they go chunky-dunking.
(Seen on a swimming pool sign.)

What does the word "Peace" mean to people who belong to the religion claiming to be "The religion of [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 1:03 PM

Re: Is there a Jewish-American language?

What is chiksah?

A gentile chick, not quite a shiksa?

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knighttof3 replied to the Index Funds board. 12:57 PM

Re: non-capweighted index funds

FWIW, there is a paper that says that almost any NCW ETF should outperform CW ETFs, and that all outperformance is essentially the result of Fama-French factors (beta wrt market and tilts towards value and small-cap.)

Cite: The Surprising [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Index Funds board. 1:16 AM

Re: non-capweighted index funds

If you ask Bogleheads, any non-cap-weighting (NCW) is a form of stock-picking and hence an exercise in futility.
There is no "impressive data". There are runs of a few years where NCW outperformed CW, that's all.
Jim (Mungofitch) [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:02 AM

Re: OT-What's REALLY important

Silly westerners. It's all karma. Those who died must have committed sins in their past lives, so it stands to reason that they pay for it in this life. But if they were good in this one, they will reap the benefits in their [more]

Fri Apr 24

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:16 AM

Re: OT-HOG

with zero top-line growth over a decade's time, that's just not worth the price of admission.

It's all in the starting point. If you look at the post-apocalypse period (2009 onwards), revenue and earnings at HOG, like most consumer [more]

Wed Apr 22

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:45 PM

Re: Folks needing dividends...

Sorry to be obtuse, but this has always bothered me when I have heard this suggestion about holding cash. If you do not have a policy for using that cash at some point, then holding it is precisely useless.

The God said to his wife, [more]

Tue Apr 21

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:34 PM

Re: OT: HFT is still evil

But gullible... when dumb algorithms see a lot of sale orders, they panic and drive prices down, enabling manipulators like Mr Sarao.
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Sat Apr 18

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:34 AM

Mustard (mostly peanuts)

Heinz going after French's for the great mustard showdown - a small market worth $400M. Maybe they will expand into relish and pickles.

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Fri Apr 17

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:37 PM

OT: HFT is still evil

Say Mr Lewis. http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/03/michael-lewis-flash-b...

Well, he quotes Munger as saying that HFT traders are like rats in a [more]

Thu Apr 16

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knighttof3 replied to the Last RoundUp board. 2:22 PM

Re: Cheap stocks or earnings growth

Oh, yes you are trying to time the market. Of course.

Err - I prefer the term "valuation appropriate action." Not ready to come out of the closet and admit that the general high level of the market has caused me to [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Last RoundUp board. 2:19 PM

Re: Cheap stocks or earnings growth

It's not an either-or. ideally it's the IV of each individual stock compared to its current stock price. Having said that, computing IV is easier said than done.

My rough methodology is -
- Don't predict the future, don't assume [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:11 PM

Re: Mutual Funds

The more diversified you are the less you know what the heck you own. Not knowing what you really own seems riskier than owning one or two good solid companies. [more]

Wed Apr 15

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knighttof3 replied to the Value Hounds board. 8:30 PM

Re: Life is short. Have an affair.

Whoops wrong board ... seriously.... maybe not?


Tim


Are you cheating on MeTaR with Value Hounds? For shame, sir.

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