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    Re: Uptrend's Account Talk

    Uptrend: Thanks so much for sharing your analyses, charts and thoughts on the market; your "macro view of the market" blog post yesterday and your thoughts about it today. Very informative &...
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    Re: Super Bowl Trash Talk

    Love the photos and banter, fun. Personally, I love the Hawks, I like the Broncs... who would I put my money on? The "SeaBronks"!
    Ok, a bit of a cop-out, but seems like a toss-up game. How do the...
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    Re: DreamboatAnnie's Account Talk

    A Shout-out to KonaKathy for waving the Hawks' flag. :D Broncs are my 2nd favorite team, so I can't really lose in this SBowl (wish I could say the same for my TSP outlook :cool:).
    My 2-bits on...
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    Re: Update

    I think I may be part of some silent majority out here... want you to know how much I have appreciated your Thread and Postings over the many years I've been reading, though I haven't posted much;...
  5. Thread: Market Outlook

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    Re: Market Outlook

    Can't say it enough, but thanx Tom and all for your posts & insights. With no day-trader accounts, I'm just working from a pure TSP perspective... With that and only one more good trade left in...
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    Re: Jkenjohnson's Account Talk

    I simply presumed that if his stated signal is after IFT time for the day, then his signal is for the next day (unless there's an update before IFT time that next day). Maybe he just needs to say...
  7. Thread: TSP to ROTH TSP

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    Re: TSP to ROTH TSP

    Jamesxxxxx: Thx for posting the FAA Roth info (My top-rated agency too). Sounds like we can use EmpExpress later this month to start RothTSP contribs. I hadn't checked with HR or links yet... they...
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    Re: Birchtree's Account Talk

    -- Thanx again Mr. Birchtree for your charting of a reliably steady and knowledgeable course, for your sharing of that. I may not always act on your advice though it is so great to have it there to...
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    Re: goforit's Account Talk

    GOFORIT -- I empathize w/your troubles. I'm former Military, & my only real investment is TSP. I also have not done great last year or this (gain very little yet thankful not to Lose too).
    ...
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    Re: and the HITS just keep on coming!

    [QUOTE=James48843;359212] Seantor Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) proposes mega-cuts to the Postal Service, including MANDATORY RETIREMENT OF ALL USPS RETIREMENT ELIGIBLE WORKERS, AND AN END TO COLLECTIVE...
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    Re: Uptrend's Account Talk

    Uptrend, greetings from a fellow Northwesterner from Washington State. Thanks for sharing your knowledge. I really appreciated your blog yesterday that educated me on the VIX, plus the one a couple...
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    Re: Mapper's Account Talk

    Mapper & Khotso, I liked your "Western" discussion. I took am lifelong Westerner (Mostly WA-state, but lived years in NM, Colorado, Idaho & Calif. -- +3yrs in TX who thinks they're West sometime...
  13. Thread: Market Outlook

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    Re: TSP strategy for mid 40's with 20 years till retirement. Anyone? Bueller?

    THX for sharing your move & reasoning & after-thoughts. I moved more "IN" on 1st new-month IFT chance on a up-day hoping for longer-term overall continuing +slope and April overall seasonality. My...
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    Re: Viva La Migra's Account Talk

    Who knows the real truth at this time. Reading what you said, I was thinking maybe if I was the kid, and if really walking legally & peacefully and minding my own business, and this scary bigger...
  15. Thread: Oil Slick Stuff

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    Re: Oil Slick Stuff

    Thx RMI for the quick definition.
    Has the accronym changed (tongue in cheek) - as during the prior administration I thought it was DOOFUS (no indorsement intended).
  16. Thread: Oil Slick Stuff

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    Re: Oil Slick Stuff

    VLM, was that some dripping venom in your post? Not sure what "the POTUS" refers to but it all sounds like you got up on the wrong side of a bed. I've not seen the movie you reference, but if I do,...
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    Re: MrJohnRoss' Account Talk

    JE: FYI -- I'm outta IFTs too; shifted 30% more from G to C,S,I at beginning of month, then pulled it back a few days later on a market drop. However, using the "<1% balancing" I've moved 8-10% to...
  18. Thread: Post Purgatory

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    Re: coolhand's Account Talk

    When you use scummer-names for our current CinC, just who the #%*& are you contrasting him with, the last CinC Bush (who inherited a sweet economy, then had to deal with 911, but overall did just...
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    Re: czapor1967's Account Talk

    NASA (or someone) - Please remind me on detail/ explanation of what "the <1% Option" is. Seems I saw it described in blog some time ago but can't recall. Thanks in advance...:confused:
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    Re: lacaprup's account talk

    Yes, Iran (& China, Russia, & N.Korea) can be very trying but Patience seems the best virtue now from what we know by reportings.
    You sound like you arn't way far off from retirement... otherwise...
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    Re: MrJohnRoss' Account Talk

    Just a little jump-in reallity check from the peanut-gallery...
    I believe the record shows that we are at multi-generation LOWs on Federal tax rates across the board, for most if not all sectors...
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    Re: Mapper's Account Talk

    Thx Mapper. Age=52. Very unlikely I'll move out of area (not more than 1-2 hours drive), even after retirement. Will ponder the discussion. FYI, See related Thread: ROTH TSP Education Materials?...
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    Re: Mapper's Account Talk

    Thanx for clarification BT. My only real, current exposure to stock/equities is my TSP. Been investing heavy in that for 20yrs, & with 6-10yrs till fed-retirement, I'm partially in "safe/...
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    Re: ROTH TSP Education Materials?

    I agree, taxes gotta go up; tax-break party can't go on forever... gonna have to pay for that party & knuckle-down to clean the mess up.
    One other factor I'm thinking will have upward force on my...
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    Re: Mapper's Account Talk

    Birch, I'm confused & missing something here, please explain. If you think JCI a good bet & want to get more, why wait till it hits $36? Why not buy now in low $35-range, unless that was a general...
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