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    You've shown nothing. No evidence.

    You've shown nothing. No evidence.
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    Absolutely - the stock market was the place to be...

    Absolutely - the stock market was the place to be during his dates. He would have made almost 90% during those same dates. Gold is an awful investment. Effectively he lost half his money by staying...
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    Honestly can't be arsed. Why give exact dates? ...

    Honestly can't be arsed. Why give exact dates? Why is it so important to you to prove your point of view?
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    Never knew you were American.

    Never knew you were American.
  5. Heard good things about Japan... we were all set...

    Heard good things about Japan... we were all set to go in the Spring with the kids until the virus came. The same couple also talk very fondly of South Korea as the place to be. This is not helping...
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    https://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lrtsjzwcmN1qdk1uf....

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    Gwd you guys are still taking in this fiction. ...

    Gwd you guys are still taking in this fiction.

    Took a close look at the daily, if this trade was +/- 4-days from the lowest point in Feb 09 to the highest as it was in Dec 10, he'd would have 28%...
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    Sniff sniff - nope still smelling it.

    Sniff sniff - nope still smelling it.
  9. Thanks for the pointers - not something that's...

    Thanks for the pointers - not something that's came up.

    Went to the strandbad the other morning for breakfast - do you yourself? This part of the world is really difficult to upscale from.
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    You picked / timed the dates to perfection? We're...

    You picked / timed the dates to perfection? We're talking down to the day to get that 42%.



    https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/476/357/43a.jpg
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    That's no way to talk about leave voters.

    That's no way to talk about leave voters.
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    If you were selling in September you were selling...

    If you were selling in September you were selling into a rising price until December. Here's the chart again ending in December at the best price from the best price in February 09, in GBP, the best...
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    So not September 2010 but December. Nice. i.e....

    So not September 2010 but December. Nice. i.e. nice gain or nice we can change the dates to suit the claim.

    You'd put Chris Grayling out of a job with calculations like that.
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    Just remember it would have been a lot worse...

    Just remember it would have been a lot worse under Corbyn. Currently Volcanos are exploding in every British town. But don't let the 3rd degree burns get to you. Just remember if Corbyn got in, it...
  15. Go to the ground floor and jump off the building.

    Go to the ground floor and jump off the building.
  16. Last month we did some research on international...

    Last month we did some research on international schools in Chiang Mai - still on our Radar. Already have friends there, the Thai people are so friendly and there's cake. Lots of cake. And tea. And...
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    You voted for them, you won, enjoy prizes. :music:

    You voted for them, you won, enjoy prizes. :music:
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    Was even less of a return against the pound...

    Was even less of a return against the pound between Feb 09 to Sep 2010 @ 18%

    Look you've been ripped a new one. Caught with your pants down. Suck it up.
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    I'm more impressed with your 42% gain in a market...

    I'm more impressed with your 42% gain in a market that rose 25% using your dates. I must speak with your broker!

    What's he called? Paddy power or Shady Shamus? PM the details.

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  20. Northerners. :freaky:

    Northerners. :freaky:
  21. Agreed... apart from San Francisco - what a...

    Agreed...

    apart from San Francisco - what a sheet hole. In fact most of California has gone down the toilet.

    I'd choose Northern Thailand myself, were we considering a move.


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  22. Keep renting. It is the ultimate during a period...

    Keep renting. It is the ultimate during a period of deflation. De-stressed landlord's managing a mortgage they can't afford; you may well find cheaper options.
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    This is what Britain (expect for Scotland) voted...

    This is what Britain (expect for Scotland) voted for in a landslide majority.

    The poor in the north want the rich and privileged to become even more wealthy. I'm think of getting some poor Tory...
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    You forgot 'lied to the queen'

    You forgot 'lied to the queen'
  25. Forget covid19 + the rising youth unemployment....

    Forget covid19 + the rising youth unemployment. The real party begins once Boris has finally reverted EU trade to WTO rules by January 1st.

    :popcorn:
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    Which years? Did in inflation rise 25% during...

    Which years? Did in inflation rise 25% during that time? More than likely, so you never actually made a return.

    Gwd I get more understand talking to the cat.
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    Correct, it is not an investment. That's why 'as'...

    Correct, it is not an investment. That's why 'as' an investment it is awful because it does not appreciate in value, it just holds it.
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    Did the penny drop at the same time you deleted...

    Did the penny drop at the same time you deleted the graph? :D
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    You are making it too easy for me. Your graph...

    You are making it too easy for me.

    Your graph above shows a 10x return whilst the S&P 500 (below) shows a 50x return for the same period. And you'd have also received dividends to boot (instead of...
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    What a pettifog! Perhaps 'As an investment'...

    What a pettifog!

    Perhaps 'As an investment' would be better wording for you!
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    You buy gold as a hedge against inflation. To...

    You buy gold as a hedge against inflation. To protect your purchasing power.

    Historically speaking, as an investment, gold is awful. You buy it, store it. It does not grow, requires constant...
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    Honestly you guys complain there's no charts...

    Honestly you guys complain there's no charts posted for days / weeks on end. Then when one comes it is opened season. What gives?
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    Just as I'm sure I hear people telling me they...

    Just as I'm sure I hear people telling me they are investing in gold.

    I cringe every time I hear that. It's not an investment!
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    Just you remember that.

    Just you remember that.
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    Swing trader is accurate. Just not that frequent....

    Swing trader is accurate. Just not that frequent. I'm sure 80% of the charts I publish I don't have a position in. Why? Practice. I like doing it / I have the time and it keeps my mind active. The...
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    I really don't. Maybe in 2017... not today...

    I really don't. Maybe in 2017... not today though, I've learnt my lesson.

    If I'm buying a new crypto, it must have strong fundamentals and be very oversold so I can hold onto to it for 12+ months.
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    FTSE 100 continues downtrend... I thought it...

    FTSE 100 continues downtrend...

    I thought it would be clear as crystal by now to everyone - we're in a downtrend and that's not changing anytime soon. The price action channel is taking shape now...
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    Was hatten Sie Gesehen? Bitte sagt mir.

    Was hatten Sie Gesehen? Bitte sagt mir.
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    Why do you think I'm a day trader as per link...

    Why do you think I'm a day trader as per link above?

    Thought I was quite clear many times before, that's not who I am. 3-6 trades this years so far.

    Agree with the link, day trading is a sure...
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    I thought I was reading this headline on News...

    I thought I was reading this headline on News Thump: "Call the police on friends and family"


    What next? Labour camps for efficient working practices?

    UK appears to have gone full 1930's...
  41. There's been a notable rise in younger Brits...

    There's been a notable rise in younger Brits arriving over this way in recent months. Talk about leaving it to the last minute. Wonder what other countries the young are flocking to.

    Point is, if...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNGaCgnAeJs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNGaCgnAeJs
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    Fingers crossed for negative results. Live out...

    Fingers crossed for negative results.

    Live out in the sticks, nearest test centre is a few Km's away. Usually results come in the morning. Randomly test the kids every now and again since school...
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    Why not use your German passport?

    Why not use your German passport?
  45. I'm speaking from experience. Anyhoo, law...

    I'm speaking from experience.

    Anyhoo, law breaking. No. 10 gave us the green light yesterday - law's are more of a recommendation. That's the message your leader seems to be giving out.

    Fuk...
  46. Ignore it. Be honest if asked. SC / DV is the...

    Ignore it. Be honest if asked.

    SC / DV is the authority's way of measuring your honestly, your risk of being coerced. Massive debts are more likely to raise an eyebrow than points on a license.
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    Totally - the massive melt up phase could...

    Totally - the massive melt up phase could continue until we reach a new galaxy. Noticing the FED continue to reduce their balance sheet. Not a peep about this, not even in the FT.
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    Gotta to love symmetry - Following massive gains...

    Gotta to love symmetry - Following massive gains in the late 90’s the Nasdaq played out thusly:


    March, 30% crash

    July, summer rebound

    September 10th, 72% crash
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    Fortunes are made from small moves not big big...

    Fortunes are made from small moves not big big bets. Unless you're a Softbank CEO of course.

    The wider risks in SoftBank’s US tech bet
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    You help me remember how bitter I used to be.

    You help me remember how bitter I used to be.
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