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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 5:04 PM

SLP: The Week that Was

Greetings and Salutations to All,

Needless to say SLP had a very huge DOWN then a small come back week in trading. Monday SLP started out at about $10.50 per share then right at the start it plunged to end the day at $7.30 per share. This [more]

Wed Feb 10

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 3:27 PM

Elder, ENV, KC, FORCE

A,

If you don't mind and if you do mind I understand.

I need to rebalance my wife's portfolio at Vanguard and get more conservative or defend against the bear market.

She is over 50% in cash but does have the following [more]

Tue Feb 9

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 4:52 PM

Re: SLP's Puzzling Intra-day Low

A,

Thank you for the kind words.

I found VAP while browsing thru ChartSchool in search for my Volume indicator regarding buyers and sellers coupled with volume.

However, you have pointed the way for me in suggesting and [more]

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 2:53 PM

Re: SLP's Puzzling Intra-day Low

http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=SLP&p=W&yr=0&mn...

Are these the gaps you are referring to?

The blank areas with [more]

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 8:47 AM

Got Mamis

A,

Received my copy of Mamis late yesterday. I read up to Chapter 3 so far.

At first blush it seems that the Supply and Demand equation and how it relates to buyers and sellers is going to be important.

Along this line I [more]

Mon Feb 8

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 1:41 PM

Help With CAGR

Airdam,

If time permits please go over my numbers below. I know you have your own investment life to think about.

Formula for CAGR: (Ending number/Starting number)^(1/#Yrs.) - 1

1st Leg
117.73/79.28 = 1.4849
1/3 = [more]

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 10:27 AM

SLP GET's BIG HIT

Down 21% biggest drop I have witnessed in six years.

Very interesting from a T/A point of view. Volume is big. Could be an entry point coming but not for a while for sure. SLP will know doubt closed down today but if history repeats it will [more]

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 10:14 AM

OT: Sold BRK/B

Arindam,

Sold out my position in BRK/B this morning.

Made a nice profit. Cash position is greater now. I am raising cash because I am using my IRA to retire in Montana in the next year.

What follows is my time line [more]

Sun Feb 7

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 2:44 PM

Re: Mike: Good Examples of Bad Charts

Arindam,

Outstanding post reply. In every post you write there are valuable tidbits of information contained within.

I will copy the post, study it, and put in my 3 ring folder as usual.

Here in CA its almost noon and the [more]

Sat Feb 6

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 10:05 PM

Re: Mike: Good Examples of Bad Charts

Arindam,

After having a few beers and ruminating about the recent posts on the SLP board regarding charts, indicators, overlays, and general theories of the interpretation of said charts. I thought of this analogy.

For my analytic [more]

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 1:22 PM

Re: SLP Is It Time?

Arindam,

Thanks for the compliment. High praise from you. But as a newbie I reserve the right to rely on my mentor(you) for clarifications, input, and general help as needed. I KNOW, I KNOW, I must sink or swim on my own. Advise I will [more]

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 11:24 AM

Re: SLP Is It Time?

Correction!!!

The CCI has moved from overbought below the Zero line down into oversold territory. This may indicate that new buyers might start buying. Will be on the lookout for high volume if the trend starts back towards and above the [more]

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 11:15 AM

SLP Is It Time?

http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=SLP&p=D&b=5&g=0...

A,

After reading Stan and without the benefit of reading Mamis the chart [more]

Fri Feb 5

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 2:42 PM

Re: Mamis

A,

I am old school especially when it comes to spreadsheets and computers.

I know zero about Excel and use about 15% of my computer's capacity.

Remember, once college ended 1970 I needed money. Got a job in construction and [more]

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trico47caddis posted to the Simulations Plus board. 9:07 AM

Mamis

Arindam,

Just an update and a few thoughts.

I still have not received my book from Amazon by Mamis. After reading and studying it along with Stan's work I will put together a game plan for trading SLP.

Before I do this I [more]

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trico47caddis replied to the Tax Strategies board. 8:10 AM

Re: Cost Basis for Reinvested Div.

Thank you for the all the great input.

I have copied your responses to may questions and will apply them to may situation.

I will use the average cost basis method. Peter is right about the short term gain, too small.

This [more]

Thu Feb 4

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trico47caddis posted to the Tax Strategies board. 9:42 AM

Cost Basis for Reinvested Div.

Greetings to All,

I have a question about cost basis for reinvested dividends. Can your cost basis(c/b) be more than what you sold?

Here are the facts: In 2015 I sold some shares of S & P 500(VFIAX) from my account which were [more]

Mon Feb 1

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 5:37 PM

Re: Investing Like a Trout

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The kids are 9 and 12 they did fly fish and after many tries the older one caught two 8 inchers and the younger one caught one 8 incher. It was great to watch.

Just about 90% of the time I was water-hauling, roll casting, and [more]

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trico47caddis replied to the Simulations Plus board. 4:04 PM

Re: Investing Like a Trout

Arindam,

Well I am back from my initial fishing trip of the year.

The weather on the first day was pretty good. About 45 degrees with bright skies. The water flows for the entire trip were very low. The state of CA., is in a drought [more]

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