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Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-18-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,181
Posted By lulzEMH
Is it that unlikely? I might have been confused...

Is it that unlikely? I might have been confused but talked to my administrator with he impression that I could roll my IRA (former 401k rolled into IRA) into my existing 401k, but to do it had to be...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,181
Posted By lulzEMH
I think you are retired so I'm not sure you have...

I think you are retired so I'm not sure you have the option. But I think for me I could move my IRA into my 401k. The only kicker is that some of it is in CD's and I can't transfer those, so I would...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-18-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,181
Posted By lulzEMH
Anybody have an existing IRA (with qualified...

Anybody have an existing IRA (with qualified contributions, rollover 401k) and still doing the backdoor roth and required tracking of the pro rata share that is post tax and what is pre tax? Seems...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-15-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,181
Posted By lulzEMH
So anybody doing a roth conversion this year? I...

So anybody doing a roth conversion this year? I have a couple of IRA's (one traditional and one that was a rollover 401k) and figure with the lower tax rates it might make sense to roll them over...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-11-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 152,109
Posted By lulzEMH
I'm guessing he means for mental accounting, not...

I'm guessing he means for mental accounting, not tax purposes.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-11-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 152,109
Posted By lulzEMH
I've been doing something kind of similar....

I've been doing something kind of similar. Swapping equities for CDs, 2 year bonds and munis's and selling out of the money puts on SPY with the goal of recognizing the slow drip of time decay. I'm...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-10-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 152,109
Posted By lulzEMH
What about elevated profit margins and whether or...

What about elevated profit margins and whether or not they can be sustained or will revert back to the mean? I think there are a few reasons why they could stay elevated relative to history...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-09-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 152,109
Posted By lulzEMH
Yeah, i kind of figure maybe they realize they...

Yeah, i kind of figure maybe they realize they are jacking up the water supply or something and fracking is largely shut down.

It's incredible how I was so convinced of peak oil in 2007 and then...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-09-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 152,109
Posted By lulzEMH
Most people that use the PE to say stocks are...

Most people that use the PE to say stocks are overpriced are using a variant like CAPE or profit margin adjusted to suggest current times are way out of whack. Not a simple forward PE. Whether or not...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-02-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 152,109
Posted By lulzEMH
And coordinated global growth story continues to...

And coordinated global growth story continues to lose steam, and stocks were at extremely high levels based on historical metrics, and cash accounts offer increasingly reasonable alternative yields....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 04-02-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,953
Posted By lulzEMH
I assume Tesla has a few more dilutive stock...

I assume Tesla has a few more dilutive stock offering to go. But so far their spin on the new Roadster and Semi's doesn't seem to be enough for the market to forgive their Model 3 failings (where as...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-31-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By lulzEMH
eh, if you went long at 300 no potential endpoint...

eh, if you went long at 300 no potential endpoint has been that disappointing. I did not go long at 300. Bitcoin equivalence would probably be like 11k... although I think bitcoin is much more likely...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-31-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By lulzEMH
Yippy, finally a question that stumped a crypto...

Yippy, finally a question that stumped a crypto bull. FYI - I've been negative on crypto since I first heard of it in 2013and been wildly wrong. It just finally hit me that my new reason to be...
Forum: Sports 03-30-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 65,718
Posted By lulzEMH
I was a huge Dell Curry fan as a kid but had no...

I was a huge Dell Curry fan as a kid but had no idea he was anywhere close to their leading scorer. I guess LJ, Zo, Rice..etc. all only spent a portion of their career there.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-27-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,125
Posted By lulzEMH
I thought FB was way over valued when it first...

I thought FB was way over valued when it first hit 50.. so I'm an idiot but I agree that it's probably a value at $145. If they can keep eyeballs looking at it they have an insane amount of...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 03-23-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 757
Posted By lulzEMH
Agree! I thought maybe this thread was made in...

Agree! I thought maybe this thread was made in jest. I think i watched about 1/3 of the first one and turned it off. Boy was I stunned to see a s sequel.

I'll admit to having watched and somewhat...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-20-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By lulzEMH
Was DDD even great tech? 3D printing is promising...

Was DDD even great tech? 3D printing is promising but I thought DDD and the other 3D companies were little more than hype machines to raise equity. None of them proved remotely worth it, although 3D...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-19-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By lulzEMH
Right, that seems great and likely to happen...

Right, that seems great and likely to happen someday. But in that scenario the cyptocurrency aren't worth squat are they?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-19-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By lulzEMH
Was I way off base with these comments/questions?

Was I way off base with these comments/questions?
Forum: Software & Technology 03-17-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 46,688
Posted By lulzEMH
I have a few that I bought for 70 and thought...

I have a few that I bought for 70 and thought they were a great deal. I love them, software makes it easy to setup and it has done a great job with all of my tv's, receivers projectors, sound bars,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 03-15-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By lulzEMH
What confuses me is that if some blockchain...

What confuses me is that if some blockchain becomes super efficient, i.e. super fast, low power consumption to validate..etc. Then wouldn't the value of its currency be close to zero? I mean there if...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-09-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 142,421
Posted By lulzEMH
I don't like your attitude. ;) You are certainly...

I don't like your attitude. ;) You are certainly right that thus far the trend has been to stick it to the bond holders increasingly for the benefit of pensioners and even they've been forced to take...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-09-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 142,421
Posted By lulzEMH
I had read an interesting blurb on Twitter where...

I had read an interesting blurb on Twitter where part of a Ben Bernanke book he had discussed the option of purchasing Muni debt at some point (limited to maturities of 6 months or less). I don't...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-09-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 142,421
Posted By lulzEMH
Yeah, I look at the top holdings and my CEF's by...

Yeah, I look at the top holdings and my CEF's by state and they don't have much/any from PR do have lots of California, Illinois, New Jersey...etc. which is likely ripe for default at some point. I...
Forum: Finance - Investments 03-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 142,421
Posted By lulzEMH
I only have Close End Muni funds. I would...

I only have Close End Muni funds. I would describe them as anything but stable recently. They they are more like A rated on average. I've always been surprised how much more volatile their NAV's are...
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