How are you guys handling the recent downs?


#21

Whatever happens, the big winners are the brokers, with those huge swings! :rofl:


#22

No, the hedge funds. Trading is dirt cheap


#23

Final picture of the volatile 2018, from the DJIA perspective.
djlog2018
Have we reached a “permanently high plateau”, or as Mr Trump nicely says, are the markets “taking a little pause” ?


#24

In general, Mr. Trump is never wrong. Lol


#25

Want more ?

John Maynard Keynes in 1927:

We will not have any more crashes in our time.


#26

For anyone interested, here’s a recent article that talks about the signals of an global economic slowdown:
https://www.republik.ch/2019/01/21/der-winter-kommt

(in German)


#27

I didn’t see much of it this last Friday. :slight_smile:
Interesting points nevertheless.


#28

Perhaps we should open another topic: “How are you guys handling the recent ups?” :wink:


#29

I am still in red :(.


#30

How are you guys handling the recent ups ?

aaaaand … down again :wink:

I think people will have to get used to volatile markets for the foreseeable future


#31

Hodl ! . . . :wink: . . . .


#32

Have they not always been such? :smiley:

Just a good training to refrain from checking in daily/weekly, and keep on keeping on buying (and holding). :slight_smile:


#33

I just think the last few years have been too calm on a historical basis :wink:


#34

I’m terribly sour about not following my own advice regarding Christmas shopping…


#35

I am terribly sour not buying IBM yesterday :wink:


#36

It’s no coincidence, the Fed was at work with its monetary opioids.
Spot the “short volatility position” in Jay Powell’s own words here.