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  • Dividend-Oriented Portfolio Using Low Correlated ETFs [View article]
    Sorry Lowell, this is all yield and little return during 2008-2014. This portfolio completely missed the bus in 2013.
    Jun 5, 2014. 10:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    Who has appointed you the spokesman for 'everyone'?

    How do you know that it will be good for everyone?
    Jun 4, 2014. 07:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    Oh my!

    You have all my sympathies if the knowledge betrayed by your post is what drove you to Cliche Based Investing. You really do need an introductory course in Investment 101. That would be my most sincere advice even to any close friend or relative who thought in this manner.

    It appears that the knowledge gained solely by reading the DG authors on SA is quite incomplete.
    Jun 4, 2014. 02:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    "Ok, strike that...time the market, rely on the stock price for all your return and invest in the latest and greatest stuff. That do it for ya?"

    If you think that the only alternatives to Cliches Based Investing are those, perhaps an investment in a good course on Introductory Finance will more than pay for itself. Just in 90 days, the time frame that you seem to prefer.
    Jun 4, 2014. 01:05 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    right. more cliches.
    Jun 4, 2014. 12:08 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    Ignore him.

    He thinks that this is a war between MPT and DGI, and that he is bravely holding the fort for the DGI crowd recycling the same tired cliches over and over again.

    If that is the defense, it means that the DGI crowd has lost a war that the other side did not even know to have existed.

    DGI should be called IBC - Investing on the Basis of Cliches.
    Jun 4, 2014. 11:41 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    While Larry's motivations and life story are obviously quite inspiring and impressive, I think that his articles stand on their own, separate and apart from why he writes them.

    Those who raise questions about the personal aspects of the life of the authors of opinions expressed here are clearly not very confident about their own abilities to evaluate the opinions as they stand. I am not sure that any recitation of life stories will appease such people.
    Jun 3, 2014. 09:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    And WSD, while you are at it, what is in your portfolio? Without a full disclosure of the contents of your portfolio available to the readers, your comments are meaningless :)
    Jun 3, 2014. 05:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    "What purpose is served by he and his Cylon operatives even posting on this board?"

    Yeah Larry, where is the check for this Cylon operative? Where is it?

    Very funny. A bot calling other people Cylon.
    Jun 3, 2014. 01:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    "The fact that you are using models, by definition, means it's an academic discussion."

    Inasmuch as it implies that it does not have any relevance to practical matters, what a ridiculous statement dripping with ignorance!
    Jun 3, 2014. 12:32 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    An author who is sure that the computation of the standard deviation of the time series of stock prices is immoral does not deserve an answer no matter what he subsequently writes about.
    Jun 2, 2014. 04:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    Briar

    Don't be so sure of the answer.

    Here is one!

    Just by virtue of paying the dividend (instead of synthetic dividends), the calculation comes to the conclusion that return of BRK-A would have been 11.75% instead of about 7.5% with synthetic dividends.

    http://seekingalpha.co...

    Amazing. Why didn't uncle Warren think of that?
    Jun 2, 2014. 02:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do Dividends Lower Stock Prices? Part II [View article]
    Missing the point entirely. As usual.

    I am afraid that the point of this article is not that you have to use an intermediary. I do not think that is ever alluded to.
    Jun 2, 2014. 01:41 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Make 40% A Year With Math And Without Shorting [View article]
    @gerr33git

    http://bit.ly/1nIbk2x
    Jun 2, 2014. 01:29 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Need 7-8% Yields In Retirement? Build Your Income Portfolio With Closed-End Funds (Part I) [View article]
    Excellent article, far exceeding the standards of many others on SA.

    Thanks.
    Jun 2, 2014. 01:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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