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frommi

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2800 on: March 22, 2018, 10:30:04 AM »
Bought MO,WPP,XOM
Covered shorts on HSCG,SPNS,TWLO,IRWD,WAB,RBA.
shorted ZB futures with a tight stop above the daily high to protect some of my REIT/dividend portfolio against further increases in the long term interest rate

Much more long now than at the start of the year, will keep it this way till the end of april where i will do my normal summer hedging with OTM put options on DAX. Learned a lot the last 6 months about shorting, maybe this helps me get better on the long side but shorting the way i did has increased my portfolio volatility a lot more than i thought, so i will reduce this part of the portfolio for now, even though i made a small profit doing it. But it was not very funny overall. (TWLO has gone up 50% in 3 months and has pretty much sucked up all my other short profits.)


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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2801 on: March 22, 2018, 07:08:46 PM »
HD, MO and MU

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2802 on: March 22, 2018, 09:22:02 PM »

Voodooking

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2803 on: March 23, 2018, 02:14:04 AM »
Sizable chunk of TWX

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2804 on: March 23, 2018, 10:33:40 AM »
BWP

gjangal

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2805 on: March 23, 2018, 05:02:27 PM »
FB. Thesis is simple , Cash machine having what seems to be a temporary problem. If engagement reduces i might think otherwise, but this price is pretty good for a great efficient company

Spekulatius

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2806 on: March 23, 2018, 06:00:36 PM »
FB. Thesis is simple , Cash machine having what seems to be a temporary problem. If engagement reduces i might think otherwise, but this price is pretty good for a great efficient company

Same here, I added to my small Fb position. I also bought CMCSA - relatively cheap asset at 8x EBITDA and good operators.
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sleepydragon

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2807 on: March 25, 2018, 09:40:39 AM »
Sold MON. Bought some BNY and added a TON of WFC
« Last Edit: March 25, 2018, 09:42:10 AM by sleepydragon »

Dynamic

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2808 on: March 26, 2018, 09:32:55 AM »
Bought just a few more BRK.B at about $195.97 (137.77 GBP) with added cash, which thanks to exchange rates were a slightly cheaper in GBP than my 10x larger February 9th purchase at $192.69 (139.55 GBP).

Nonetheless I'm very happy with the Feb 9th trade as I funded 72% of that BRK.B buy by selling my entire stake in WFC at $55.70 (40.26 GBP) and still got its dividend, and WFC is down about 6% since, while BRK is up 2% in USD, so I wouldn't have done as well by waiting until today to switch horses on that portion.

Aside from modest pension schemes in Index Funds that make up about 20% of our holdings, the discretionary portfolio is still very concentrated:
Discretionary Portfolio Weightings: 0.1% GBP cash, 70.5% BRK.B, 26.1% AAPL, 2.1% wife's employer ShareSave Option scheme, 1.2% made up of HPQ and HPE remnants.
I feel very safe with the BRK.B concentration and would happily increase it to 100% as it's very diversified internally. Feel that AAPL isn't overvalued and is high quality compounder but poses larger single-company risk. May dispose of the HPQ and HPE remnants that aren't held in our main trading accounts to have easier control.

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #2809 on: March 26, 2018, 10:16:32 AM »
ASX: LNG