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  • If RUT futures are any indication of where small caps will end the shortened trading day on Friday, nobody is going be anywhere near as happy about their SC holdings detailed here.
  • We got our boosters at our local CVS. They schedule appts 15 minutes apart and their process went flawlessly for us who happened to get ours on two different days, so we saw it happen twice there. That said, the pharmacist who we've known for year…
  • I think @stillers meant to post this PV chart, LINK . Yes, YBB, that is the PV Chart I was trying to link. Thanks! And anyone who happened to look at the LINK I incorrectly posted might just want to take a look at the LINK YBB correctly posted f…
  • @catch22 yes the PV chart looks a bit different but those funds are impressive all the same. JT and Peter Lynch are the two PMs most responsible for my early retirement. Not sure why your PV link uses 1985-2021. FLPSX incepted 12/27/89. So I ch…
  • https://www.investopedia.com/investing/top-infrastructure-etfs/?utm_campaign=quote-yahoo&utm_source=yahoo&utm_medium=referral Nice compare/contrast detail of three of the main ETFs.
  • Once again FD can't resist telling us how great he is and how he never has lost a dime regardless of the market situation. Perhaps he feels a need to remind us of his prowess from time to time, in case we may have forgotten his amazing record. Coun…
  • https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/12/medicare-standard-part-b-premiums-for-2022-jump-by-14point5percent-.html Excerpt: The standard premium for Part B will be $170.10 next year, far above the earlier estimate of $158.50.
  • https://big-bang-investors.proboards.com/thread/906/summit-benefit-program
  • I have owned PRWCX for several years. My highest allocations are to PRWCX and FBALX. If I only owned two funds they would be these two that just so happen to work pretty damned well in concert with each other. Cutting to the chase: If I didn…
  • OP linked thread is a Bloomberg pay article (for me at least) and my investment site subscriptions are currently at max capacity. So unfortunately did not read it. That said... Great new thread started today on the Fido Community Forum by Dick, a…
  • For those not familiar, and those who will soon wish they were not. That was NOT a serious question. Rather... FD1000 is a constant troll of mine who is Living in the Past (Thanks, Jethro!) , desperately trying to discredit me wherever he goes, w…
  • I wish I did but sadly don't. There were a bunch of interviews (late 2020/early 2021) with Dennis Lynch (he was being touted as the Cathie Wood of MFs for a bit) that delved into reasons for its explosive year. If interested, I trust you can track…
  • I've been watching FDRV since you brought it up @stillers. I put in a buy at 29 and another at 28. Closed at 29.71 today. We'll see what happens. FDRV had one of its first rough days yesterday that I recall since buying it, in part driven by TSLA's…
  • Also, a snippet from Barron's Review & Preview dated 11/05/21 follows. FWIW, our only specific play in the whole infrastructure/climate change/EV areas is Fido's recently incepted ETF FDRV. Up 11+% in less than a month. Nice bump in it Mond…
  • Stocks per MarketWatch https://www.marketwatch.com/discover?stackid=d848c2a2876e40432768c273f5448e67&siteid=nwhpm#https://www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/5-infrastructure-stocks-to-buy-now-that-bidens-bill-has-been-passed-according-to-jefferies-11…
  • @JonGaltill: DMCRX is closed, but you can get the same managers in their SCG (DVSMX) and SMID (DSMDX) funds. The performance of the former has been superior to MSSMX. "Whoa! Nellie!" (Thanks Keith) DSMDX is a MCG fund so TR comparisons with MSSMX …
  • So I sold out of MSSMX as it began its slide in early 2021 and just recently bought back 1/2 position in it. I don't follow/use MFO Ratings so can't help you there. You might want to check its M* SCG 1-yr rating which is still top 3%. And it's s…
  • @sma3 Thanks for your reply. Very timely after all as I'm just starting to very to the point of deploying some funds into an alternative fund.
  • I have tried a number of different managed futures funds over the years, and find that AHLPX has the best track record. BLNDX has beaten it with about the same risk, but I assume that is because BLNDX can use equities. M* says BLNDX started in 1/…
  • You made the important decision to invest. Selection of the fund is important but secondary. Timing is always the tricky part. FWIW, my take on that is we're headed higher in the near term (now-Feb/Mar) with chance of showers somewhere around nex…
  • MSSMX and NESGX are the two Fido NTF SCG funds that always end up being my final two funds to select from after screening that cat. I owned MSSMX for part of its 2020/2021 heyday move. It started to crash in 1Q/2021 and I sold it well UP, and be…
  • In the MCG cat, take a look at BFGFX and MACGX.
  • After LOTS of screening and test driving in these areas: Own ST/ST HY: LALDX (thanks to another poster, and that also lead me to research and own MS LBNDX) and RPHYX, both provide consistently boring, consistently positive TRs for monies awaiting …
  • Also FWIW, and it may be worth plenty to anyone considering or actually BUYing FDRV... FDRV is a brand new relatively, lightly traded ETF. It is (mysteriously?) UP 4.92% pre-market on a coupla hundred shares traded. Just a WAG here, but looks l…
  • FWIW, FDRV getting a nice little bump UP this AM likely due to TSLA/Hertz news. EDIT: For anyone considering this ETF, FDRV closed UP 2.6%, showing the impact of a 12.7% move UP in TSLA.
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  • That said, fund sponsors also tend to focus on what's currently hot. Like electric, self-driving cars, "FDV ... Fidelity Electric Vehicles & Future Transportation ETF, one of four new ETFs launched in October 2021." Um, yeah, and I'm kinda thin…
  • @stillers : Thank you for reply. Derf You're welcome. Note there is also a discussion of FDRV on the Fido board in case you are interested. It's invitation only there and it's currently down. My com…
  • @stillers : Were you buying on the dip ? Also is this a long term hold ? Derf FDRV just incepted on 10/07/21 so our first BUYs of it were not driven by the recent Dip in the overall markets. This we saw…
  • Just completed BUYs on 1/2 of intended holding of FDRV, Fidelity Electric Vehicles & Future Transportation ETF, one of four new ETFs launched in October 2021. https://screener.fidelity.com/ftgw/etf/goto/snapshot/snapshot.jhtml?symbols=FDRV&…
  • RE: VTMFX Here's Zack's 09/07/21 standard type of reply for the masses to that question: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/384014 Then there's also the current market conditions, and more importantly, YOUR SPECFIC investment strategy and risk …
  • M* does rate it as a "Low Risk" Not just low risk, but volatility so low that it has higher 3 and 5 year Sharpe and Sortino ratios than FFRHX, PRFRX, and SAMBX. For those who feel one can eat risk adjusted returns :-). Great post in total, but…
  • On BL OEFs, we've owned NFRAX and RSFLX in 2021. If we were to add another BL OEF, it would likely be either FRFAX or FFRHX. (To wit, considering opening a position in one of them right now). We do not share the same opinion of MWFLX and would hav…
  • Just wanted to add one last post to this thread. Today the S&P is currently within 0.5% of it's previous HIGH. Given that and scoring at home, when we get to this point I consider the current Dip/Diplet effectively over. YMMV (but I'm not s…
  • - “Assuming your question is in good faith and not a rabbit hole invitation...” - “Other posters have presented studies to show it does NOT work. I've argued that such studies produce statistics that support the Three Kinds of Lies.” Arguments oth…
  • "much of my gains would evaporate (at least temporarily) in a SEVERE market crash." What a surprise! Who would have guessed? If you're poking fun at me, not sure why. I posted that because some posters here seem to have needed that stated clearly.
  • Buying dips is easy. Catching a falling knife is difficult. Selling just before a dip is damn impossible . Hence why most studies show buy and hold works for most people. I kind of think when people here say they bought the dip they are talking ab…
  • $1,213.00 will be the GROSS in 2022, prior to Medicare taking its cut. Yes, I'm not taxed on SS. But the monthly Medicare premium will take me down to what figure, I'm wondering? Hmmm... Did you not see my prior post on this thread that shows you…