SWI & MPI reports + two extras

We don’t usually report on gold and petroleum prices, but couldn’t resist during this rather depressing financial week. So, gold hit a new high of $1,629 per ounce, up $12.80 in one day! But oil is down to $95.86! Housing is still down. Unemployment is edging up again … but no worries – Everybody Loves Obama.

Meanwhile, our Swiss watch which cost $50/SFrs a year and two months ago, is now “worth” $62.46900 – another new high and 2 percent increase in one week. It is still running, too. It’s a great watch – it has a second hand and real, Arabic numbers.

As you can see the dollar is crashing. Last week, the SWI ended at $61.245. And now for the Model Portfolio report – more depressing news. $353 in the hole, compared to down from a much more reasonable loss of $83 last week.

Another interesting metric is that our portfolio was down more today than the Dow, or DJIA.

Symbol Price Change
98.79 -0.85 -0.85%
104.02 -1.01 -0.96%
71.99 -0.78 -1.07%
79.79 -1.67 -2.05%
148.37 -0.47 -0.32%
12,143.24 -96.87 -0.79%
Total (USD) $5,029.60 -47.80  -0.94%
Cumulative  -353.80  -6.57%
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About InvestingforOne

I've been investing in various assets by myself using a discount broker for many years. Over that time, I've developed some theories that others might find useful. Plus, there is more to investing than money. Time, talent, work, friends, family all go into developing a good and satisfactory strategy.
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