Interesting Times For All Commodities And Investments!! Chapter 30.........
Seeking Alpha Analyst Since 2012
What started out as a small group discussing anything related to investing has grown extremely educational over the last few months.
We have Authors, Financial Advisors, Seasoned investors, Experts in specific fields, and just the average Joe pitching in...
Folks.. we are growing and posters like it. If you are new to investing then this site is for you.
Here is the link to the READING MATERIAL !!https://seekingalpha.com/instablog/5038891-interesting-times/1998262-interesting-times-for-all-commodities-and-investments-reading-material
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE PORFOLIO EXERCISE !!https://seekingalpha.com/instablog/5038891-interesting-times/2054352-interesting-times-for-all-commodities-and-investments-portfolio-exercise
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE CHAPTER WHEN THE PORTFOLIO CHALLANGE BEGINS AUGUST 1ST !! THE RULES ARE LISTED IN THE FIRST POST!!https://seekingalpha.com/instablog/5038891-interesting-times/2071992-interesting-times-for-all-commodities-and-investments-portfolio-2
HERE IS THE LINK TO THE CONSPIRACY CHAPTER THAT WILL SUPERCEDE CDC, WHO, MACRO, AND POLITICAL #2 !https://seekingalpha.com/instablog/5038891-interesting-times/2075322-interesting-times-for-all-commodities-and-investments-the-conspiracy-2
I am going to be the first one to admit that I haven't a clue when or if Gold and Silver will ever take off in price. I invested thinking they will though. Additionally I don't see much coverage or articles pertaining to the other commodities. So I started a blog where every commodity, and every investment is on the table for discussion. Even political questions. I only ask that you be courteous!!
Someone posted the difference between being smart, foolish, and a moron. Well I have been all of the above and I will "man up" and admit it! However I came away from those experiences with both battle scars and knowledge.
For years I have been reading basically any day now Gold and Silver will explode. I am by far a gold or silver bug. Yet somehow the can gets kicked down the road and I live to learn another lesson. Then Sprott's ETF'S (PSLV) are talked about as being safer then others (GLD) and (SLV).
With all the QE'S basically not creating any new jobs what will be the consequences in the future?. Will we be "CYPRUSED "? Are we in a serious stock market bubble? Obviously we read daily about these concerns but what about other INVESTMENTS? Here is where most of us are uninformed and relish an education.
Individual stocks are fine to discuss as well. All of us know that commodities should only be a % of your portfolio. I owned (PSEC) and liked the dividend. Others may not ! So please feel free to entertain your picks and why!
REE'S have been an interest for a few of us over the last couple of years. I had exposure to Lynas (OTCPK:LYSCF). Some posters might have questions about this group as well.
If you disagree with a post please bring proof and display your argument. If you agree with a post, find one interesting, or have questions please feel free to respond. We must remember were all in this together. So if you want to talk politics and how it affects everyday life, fine with me!!
Now if some have an opinion on Copper, Zinc, Palladium, etc. Do not hesitate to post that. Most of us might not understand the post but I am sure we'll be open to learning. Lumber might interest someone and I would like to learn why I should invest in it. PLEASE bracket any symbol as it also allows a reader to click on it and get some data.
My part time job is a college and high school official so I can sit here and referee all day long. I honestly hope that ALL will be professional with their comments. So lets see who comes on board. Looking forward to what can become a nicely knit group of diversified investors.
I have invited a few Authors whose work I admire to bring their expertise to the forum here as. Eric, Hebba, Doug to name a few, in no particular order, will drop in once in a while to voice their opinions. Please feel free to ask your favorite Authors to join in the discussion.
These are highly recommended people that I suggest you follow as well. I have learned a ton from them and find their work both challenging and engaging. Two areas that I hope inspire people who normally don't post to now feel free to do so !!
Now I also feel compelled to encourage the use of the like button. It is human nature that once someone posts and see the like button add up they will feel they made a valid point. Upon that feeling they will post again! So if you do like what someone posted, either a question or an answer PLEASE use it ! It might help our core grow exponentially as well
LURKERS , we are waiting for you to post here too!
We are living in some very INTERESTING TIMES !!
Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.
Additional disclosure: Have a great day !
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