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knighttof3 replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:29 PM

Re: Let's pour billions into defense

Obama gutted the military. Chopped needed programs. Cut inventories to near zero of weapons systems.

Sequestration cut defense funds and hobbled the Pentagon's ability to make any plans.

Sequestration was solely due to [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:50 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 770th CaptionChallenge

"Are my cheeks waxy enough?"

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:04 PM

Re: For mungo: Tontines could fill an income gap

Same story in New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/24/business/retirement/tonti...
I got there via the always-enjoyable daily column [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:54 PM

Re: Test your math skills...

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Fri Mar 24

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:01 PM

Re: OT: Bogle math

DTB,
I believe Vanguard/Bogle and others consider everything as active investing except market-cap weighted broad index funds/ETFs. Equal weighting (generally) won't have a beta of 1 so it is active investing, as is multi-factor or [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:04 PM

Re: OT: Bogle math

Thanks TS, Jim, DTB, Ryokan (and anyone else I missed.)

I will take Jim's nuanced answer that passive ETFs/MFs (and not necessarily the investors) win over accounts with actively traded stocks/ETFs/MFs. And assume that all passive [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:08 PM

Re: OT: Bogle math

What's 10? Money you put in? Returns you got? Money you pulled out?

And why is it the same for active and passive sides?

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:52 PM

OT: Bogle math

I can't figure out the math behind the frequent assertion that active investors have to lose to passive investors due to middlemen. Help me.

Thu Mar 23

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 6:55 PM

Re: Let's eat Grandma

From Brinker's pres release ( http://finance.yahoo.com/news/brinker-international-names-st... )

"As Provost transitions, the [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 6:50 PM

Re: Homophone gripe of the day

Might we even say.....unpresidential?

I don't know... the word "unpresidented" was in our president's tweet.
I am skirting close to the "no politics" rule so I will stop there.

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knighttof3 replied to the An Open Letter board. 5:53 PM

Re: an open letter

Today it was "Sorry that was my husband, now let me tell you about..." girl.
Fake humans have reached a new low.

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 3:37 PM

Re: The erudite shopper

pi symbol was fine for me.

I think Joe may be referring to attempts at recreating the pi symbol in a message here. Not the original picture. (A fruitless pi, as it were.)

knight, who often feels like an EBCDIC guy in an [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 3:35 PM

Re: Homophone gripe of the day

The twitter storms are definitely unpresidented.

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:14 PM

Re: OT: Capitalism

one could also read some deep lesson about how saving is ultimately far more valuable than current consumption

I wonder about that. Certainly, financial advisers would like you to believe that fervently. And yet - people are not [more]

Wed Mar 22

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 3:10 PM

Re: Some examples of 'why' the USA is in

All added names just happen to be Democrats. Coincidence, no doubt.

Tue Mar 21

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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 8:38 PM

Re: replacing BGS?

If you can get past the "He's full of Crap" mode

Sorry. Can't.

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knighttof3 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 7:05 PM

Re: 2017 Impreza weak skin

AJ: Sorry, but it's all a scam to force you to replace a large chunk of the vehicle, all for a tiny dent that could've been prevented by a real bumper.

xtn: It's not a scam. I mean, sure, that's an unfortunate side effect of [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 4:22 PM

Re: replacing BGS?

Has B&W provided any actionable information?


I'd say yes. He replied to a question, contributed to a conversation, suggested looking at <horrors, shocka> Value Line. To which Kelbon chimed in with further
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Mon Mar 20

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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 5:50 PM

Re: Living Off My Div Portfolio 14 Years

What I'm saying is the same info is asked for over and over again on different boards.

Because his claims are unreasonable and not backed up by actual dates and prices.
In any case, he is welcome to his "14 times growth [more]

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