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View Poll Results: Highest % return in 2019
Cash 4 8.89%
Bitcoin 6 13.33%
Oil 9 20.00%
S&P 500 19 42.22%
Gold 7 15.56%
Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-09-2019, 12:37 PM
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I'm not sure BTC will necessarily do well in a downturn, will be interesting to see how that unfolds. I'll take gold for similar reasons as MG92 (and also not investing this way IRL).
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Old 01-09-2019, 12:46 PM
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I vote oil, but, specific equities more so than just the price of oil. I expect $60 in short order (April), and $80 sometime in the year.
I live near the cows.
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Old 01-09-2019, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by yoyo View Post
i don't understand the poll. are you asking which financial vehicle i expect to have the greatest return in 2019, or are you asking what i would put say $10k in if i had to take it out in a year? the answer to the first is "i don't know" and the answer to the second is "cash."
just greatest return.
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Old 01-09-2019, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by itGetsBetter View Post
Why so low of a return on the cash? In the U.S. you can get a one year CD for at least 2.7%. Or are you going for liquidity too?
with how volatile the basket of choices are its likely not gonna matter. If it's that close in the end we can debate whether it was a good assumption.

for what its worth i took that from a quick google search of savings account rates
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:54 AM
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Oil being up 12% is likely influencing people to jump on that boat. Hard to think Oil will be below $45 at the end of the year but if the stock market takes a dive an recession starts its certainly possible.

I chose gold for the potential hedge play in that scenario.
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