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Thu Jul 17

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:50 PM

Re: Nasdaq NH-NL , NH/NL

Timing depends on the data source, method and interpretation of the method you use.

The 'standard' $NAHL
13 day and 9 day EMA are still above 0 at stockcharts as shown in the MACD
graphs.

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:43 AM

Re: High Price Requirement vs Timing

I didn't review the code, just went by my interpretation of the posts.
Thanks.

rrjjgg

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:29 AM

Re: High Price Requirement vs Timing

Mark,

Since DB2 is our resident new screen genius, he may have already tried this, but you seem to know GTR1 better than most of us, so see if you can combine his and your analyses above using GTR1.
To wit, change the code in the 3PTRV [more]

Sat Jul 12

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:34 AM

Re: OT: Portfolio Risk vs. Individual Security R

Thanks for the reference to your article-the second link above also worked for me, but not the first. (You might see if your browser cache/cookies needs to be cleared out. A cookie sometimes seems to keep a link stuck in my browser.)

Why [more]

Wed Jul 9

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rrjjgg posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:38 PM

First results

I mentioned two blends last year that in backtesting had returned much of the yearly profit in a six month hold. I belatedly decided to try them.
One was TValue-RS26T12. Starting December, 1986, it usually returned around 21%, although it was [more]

Tue Jul 8

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:13 PM

Re: O'Shaugnessy podcast interview 8/30 on bloom

<I don't work; I haunt this board.>

Sounds like work to me :-)

rrjjgg

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:36 PM

Re: O'Shaugnessy podcast interview 8/30 on bloomberg

Tom,

You say ,'Our first..'. Do you work for Bloomberg?

rrjjgg

Fri Jul 4

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:21 AM

Re: YLDEARNYEAR without Limited Partnerships

<[I had an account in a Venezuela national bank while working there and when I went to withdraw funds I was informed that my account(and others) were selected to be closed without funds available to us.

gotta love it.]

In spite [more]

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:52 AM

Re: YLDEARNYEAR without Limited Partnerships

Elan,

Thanks. I am aware TurboTax is pretty good handling K-1's, especially compared to H&R Block software, which I used to use. I had thought about doing it your way, but expected the IRS computers to flag the difference and bring it to [more]

Thu Jul 3

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:23 AM

Re: YLDEARNYEAR without Limited Partnerships

ep0001,

Short answer: no.

Thankfully, too, because YOU never file these. The IRA
broker/custodian has to. I don't know what they charge for this service, but it won't be chump change.

YOU do have to let the [more]

Tue Jul 1

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:41 PM

Re: YLDEARNYEAR without Limited Partnerships

Wes,

What problems do you expect? I have numerous MLP's and LP's in various IRA type accounts. Are you thinking about taxes? The only tax consequences are, 1) you miss the
drudgery, uhh, JOY, of compiling the information at tax time [more]

Mon Jun 30

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rrjjgg posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:47 AM

MDCI

In case you use RS-100 or Gen. Screamers and didn't note this, MDCI has been bought out.

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 5:31 AM

Re: Recommended newsletters

Bryan,

Thanks for the GTR1 backtest of YEY annuals. I totally forgot about that.

The very first thing I thought of was your 15+% CAGR using WER screens over a very lousy investing period :-), but thought VL screens are easier for [more]

Fri Jun 27

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:38 PM

Re: Recommended newsletters

Interesting to see how tough it is to be a newsletter writer.

But, come on, we're far better!

http://www.backtest.org/0913h12ST(YLDEARNYEAR)110

rrjjgg

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:18 PM

Re: Question on annuities.

Your broker is a sales person who wants a commission, so his argument to buy an annuity must be considered just a sales pitch.

An annuity might have a place in your life, but wait until you are very near retirement before you buy it. Do not [more]

Sat Jun 14

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:30 PM

Re: The next crisis in 2015?

Interesting.
If the buck is obliterated, what happens elsewhere?
How will the many dollars China has, going up in smoke, influence their
currency/trade with the U.S.? What about other countries that have dollars or trade with the U.S. or [more]

Mon Jun 9

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:58 AM

Re: same returns hallf the risk

I guess I thought I hit the Preview button. Must have hit Submit the first time.

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:57 AM

Re: same returns hallf the risk

Remind yourself that in the long term we will be dead.

My retirement funds reported that
their general corporate bond fund beat their stock fund( benchmark index is Russell 3000), 5.26% vs 3.49%, over the ten years ending 2013 and their [more]

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:57 AM

Re: same returns hallf the risk

Remind yourself that in the long term we will be dead.

My retirement funds reported that
their general corporate bond fund beat their stock fund( benchmark index is Russell 3000), 5.26% vs 3.49%, over the ten years ending 2013 and their [more]

Sun Jun 1

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rrjjgg replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:49 AM

Re: Favor-Bear Catchers

gator,

Since you look weekly, you might like Jim's weekly test. It looks at a sma of the $SPX several weeks earlier and requires the current weekly close be above that to stay invested. Here we have the 14 week sma shifted forward
16 [more]

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