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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1850 on: January 30, 2018, 01:45:01 PM »
When the top really does come in I will miss  this thread.

Don't worry, the top is never the top for very long.  On the scale of an investor's lifetime there will always be another top eventually, which is why the whole idea of a "top" is kind of silly.  Is it the day's high water mark?  The week's?  The quarter's?

Market's are down approximately 1% today!  Catastrophe!  We're already back to the ancient and abysmal index values of that long-forgotten time known as "last week".  Woe is me, surely the end times are upon us.

You're seriously and dangerously spoiled if the market reverting to last week's high even REGISTERS on your consciousness, much less has you questioning your AA.

When the top really does come in I will miss  this thread.

Even when that happens we'll get past it and then we'll need to worry about a new top. There is always a new top down the road!

I'm not worried about the top of the market.  If anything I would like a top so I could buy my mutual funds cheaper. 

I'm worried about the top of the thread.  At some point this thread's value will drop to 0.

This thread is basically just a bunch of memes and dead cat jokes covered in bacon, so i can't see its value going to zero anytime soon knowing the internet.


Whew.  I was starting to get worried I was investing my posts in a bubble.  Truth and content fade, mindless memes are forever.

Exactly.  Can't go to zero if it's priceless

Quotes top is in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1851 on: January 30, 2018, 02:14:08 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1852 on: January 30, 2018, 02:16:57 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1853 on: January 30, 2018, 02:17:59 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

Well, luckily there's still Bitcoin.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1854 on: January 30, 2018, 02:23:25 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

Captured below for posterity: irrefutable proof that the top was in and everyone can see it plain as day.  Just look at this disastrous chart, recession is clearly in full swing.




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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1855 on: January 30, 2018, 02:25:42 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

Well, luckily there's still Bitcoin.

Not only am I selling ALL my VTSAX to plow into Bitcoin, I'm getting a HELOC equal to all the equity in my house to do the same.  Can't lose!!!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1856 on: January 30, 2018, 02:27:56 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

Well, luckily there's still Bitcoin.

Has it finally started to implode yet?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1857 on: January 30, 2018, 02:41:56 PM »

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1858 on: January 30, 2018, 08:02:56 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1859 on: January 30, 2018, 08:34:16 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

Well, luckily there's still Bitcoin.

Not only am I selling ALL my VTSAX to plow into Bitcoin, I'm getting a HELOC equal to all the equity in my house to do the same.  Can't lose!!!
Don't forget to borrow heavily from your 401(k). Otherwise you are just leaving money on the table.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1860 on: January 30, 2018, 08:50:19 PM »
Disappointed Thorstash hasn't popped in to to give us an update today.  Is the top in?

Come on the top was in two days ago.  Two huge drops now.  We missed the top.

Well, luckily there's still Bitcoin.

Not only am I selling ALL my VTSAX to plow into Bitcoin, I'm getting a HELOC equal to all the equity in my house to do the same.  Can't lose!!!
Don't forget to borrow heavily from your 401(k). Otherwise you are just leaving money on the table.

Bitcoin is a waste of time.  I'm putting my home on the blockchain

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1861 on: January 30, 2018, 09:19:02 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1862 on: January 31, 2018, 07:30:08 AM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
Freezer burn top is in?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1863 on: January 31, 2018, 11:07:31 AM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up! 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1864 on: January 31, 2018, 01:24:05 PM »
This is a classic soggy bottom bacon scenario

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1865 on: January 31, 2018, 01:40:50 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1866 on: January 31, 2018, 01:42:02 PM »
I came by a windfall and invested it all on Friday. Top was in. And my fault.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1867 on: January 31, 2018, 02:11:31 PM »
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Curl?  That is some heavy duty technical analysis talk there!
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curl_(mathematics)    TL;DR--- makes my head hurt and I get dizzy.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1868 on: January 31, 2018, 03:53:22 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Will the bacon get eaten by the cat before it dies and bounces?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1869 on: January 31, 2018, 06:22:14 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Will the bacon get eaten by the cat before it dies and bounces?
not much of a bounce from the cat, it must have spent too much time gorging on bacon

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1870 on: January 31, 2018, 08:27:35 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Will the bacon get eaten by the cat before it dies and bounces?
not much of a bounce from the cat, it must have spent too much time gorging on bacon

AKA why the cat is dead

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1871 on: January 31, 2018, 09:25:13 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Will the bacon get eaten by the cat before it dies and bounces?
not much of a bounce from the cat, it must have spent too much time gorging on bacon
Maybe overcooked bacon causes poor-quality inverse dead cat bounces? We'll test this hypothesis to the limits in the coming months!

AKA why the cat is dead
It's technical.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1872 on: January 31, 2018, 11:06:03 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Will the bacon get eaten by the cat before it dies and bounces?
not much of a bounce from the cat, it must have spent too much time gorging on bacon

I think of it more of a schrodinger's cat bounce - if you are DRIPing at your AA and you don't look at the market, the market is both up and down at the same time.

It's only by looking at the market that you collapse the uncertainty function.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1873 on: January 31, 2018, 11:28:39 PM »
Did the meltup freeze?

Investors are shivering-hot, while markets look scalding-cold for the time being.  What this boils-up to is a reverse frozen melt-up of anything freeze-thawed.
 
Thanks for the simple explanation.

Markets are up today.  Only time will tell whether it is a thawed cat bounce or at continued melt-up!
I think it will take a third path: the bacon will continue to curl because of the heat.

Will the bacon get eaten by the cat before it dies and bounces?
not much of a bounce from the cat, it must have spent too much time gorging on bacon

Finally this cat and I have something in common

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1874 on: February 01, 2018, 07:43:01 AM »
I know I'm not supposed to time the market....... but.......... should I sell literally everything I own right now????????

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1875 on: February 01, 2018, 08:11:54 AM »
I know I'm not supposed to time the market....... but.......... should I sell literally everything I own right now????????

If you didn't sell everything already, it's too late.

So no, sorry, the bad news is you'll be destitute for the rest of your life.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1876 on: February 01, 2018, 12:42:48 PM »
Minions,

In a span of a single month, many of you likely cleared 6 figures from investments alone! A good start, yet it is nothing compared to what's to come. As I had truthfully told you three months ago: Oh, we will ascend above the tops of the clouds, scale the utmost heights of Mount Zaphon, and sit enthroned like the most high!

I come to you now, three months into the arduous climb, to share with you my strength and wisdom. The climb is perilous; the elements changes rapidly at these altitudes, the very path we walk on is shrouded in poisonous fumes, even the earth itself will seek to cast us down with loose and treacherous footings!

The most dangerous obstacles are the fake tops. These fake tops are laced with bacon and cheese, which will no doubt tempt you to abandon the climb altogether. Eat the bacon and cheese, then continue the journey. Sometimes to continue our ascent, we must first go down; to go further, we must first set camp and recover our strength.

Elements will change even more rapidly the higher we go (English: Volatility will rise along with the market). We've left the foothills below, onward to the summit!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1877 on: February 01, 2018, 02:21:00 PM »
I love being a minion.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1878 on: February 01, 2018, 03:40:44 PM »
This thread is a riot. I don't know if I can set aside the 3 hours it would take to read the whole thing but I might try!!

Side note: The widow's peak and receding share line have shown that this market is past its prime.

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« Reply #1879 on: February 01, 2018, 04:03:57 PM »
This thread is a riot. I don't know if I can set aside the 3 hours it would take to read the whole thing but I might try!!

Side note: The widow's peak and receding share line have shown that this market is past its prime.

You would have really enjoyed it last week, but it will just be really depressing now that you missed the top and are also doomed to a life of poverty. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1880 on: February 01, 2018, 04:14:01 PM »
With the latest market forecasts in from Curly and Moe I'm shocked we don't have a competing Bottom is In thread. Then we can all be right all the time!

I also propose that Left is now In. Go Right.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1881 on: February 01, 2018, 04:29:00 PM »

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1882 on: February 02, 2018, 05:15:51 AM »
http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2015/05/is-this-the-top/

Thorstach must have had a hard time with these questions that Ben presented in 2015. The result speaks for itself:

Top is in!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1883 on: February 02, 2018, 07:03:17 AM »
It serves us right that we joked about the top for all these months, only to miss it when it actually came last Friday! Thorstach is probably off ringing the register on zher put options...

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1884 on: February 02, 2018, 09:16:17 AM »
Thorstach, where are you in our time of need!  The apocalypse is upon us!  We need you to jinx the Top by calling it. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1885 on: February 02, 2018, 10:14:48 AM »
Top is always in no matter what is going on in the market!!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1886 on: February 02, 2018, 10:23:05 AM »
We should have all sold out when the 50 hour moving average crossed the 200 hour moving average, a classic "Top-is-in-cross".

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1887 on: February 02, 2018, 11:05:22 AM »
We should have all sold out when the 50 hour moving average crossed the 200 hour moving average, a classic "Top-is-in-cross".

Oh no, not a TIIC.  Do you think we might have a Top Uneven Relative Extrapolation Trajectorial Subsidence?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1888 on: February 02, 2018, 11:11:53 AM »
Oh nice, as someone who is just starting out I'll greatly appreciate stock discounts

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1889 on: February 02, 2018, 11:13:45 AM »
Oh nice, as someone who is just starting out I'll greatly appreciate stock discounts

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1890 on: February 02, 2018, 11:46:07 AM »
Oh nice, as someone who is just starting out I'll greatly appreciate stock discounts

+1

Actually -1, top is in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1891 on: February 02, 2018, 11:52:46 AM »
After everything crashes and burns....

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1892 on: February 02, 2018, 11:54:13 AM »
Oh nice, as someone who is just starting out I'll greatly appreciate stock discounts

+1

Actually -1, top is in.

Depends on how you look at it. 

Does this mean the bottom is in for Australians?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1893 on: February 02, 2018, 12:09:19 PM »
I got a little bit of cash sloshing around in retirement accounts.. think I might roll that into VTSAX today.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1894 on: February 02, 2018, 12:22:05 PM »
I have Feb 20 as the day the S&P is back to its record.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1895 on: February 02, 2018, 12:26:52 PM »
What's the VIX market vector, Victor?


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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1896 on: February 02, 2018, 01:50:42 PM »
Here...
We..
Go...!!


Weeeeeeeeee!!!


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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1897 on: February 02, 2018, 02:03:49 PM »
Top was in.

Time to move everything to Bitcoin.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1898 on: February 02, 2018, 02:06:22 PM »
Good timing for some investing. Sold some property recently so I've dumped 100k into VTSAX over the last three big drops.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #1899 on: February 02, 2018, 02:08:41 PM »
I got a little bit of cash sloshing around in retirement accounts.. think I might roll that into VTSAX today.

I sold 1200 shares of VTI at close, down 3.7% from the peak, err I mean the top.
 About 11% of my stock Market assets, If I had more time, I might have sold some VTSAX.
This made me decide to get my AA more in line for an almost 63 year old.