MPI, etc. reports + SWI and deflation are back!

While this is no longer the SWI, Swiss Watch Index, we are still running the CHF to USD comparison, which two years ago was about even at the original 50. Not too long ago, CHF 50 = USD 55, but today that number has declined to $53.9, meaning that the Swiss currency is declining in value faster than the dollar right now.

As for deflation? Gold hit a new recent low today and crude oil was down, too, closing at the following prices:

Gold 1579.90 -15.60 
Crude Oil 95.57 -1.51

Okay, that was fun, guess what silver did? Yep – down to $28.89. That is the kitco.com quote.  Kitco has gold closing at $1580.40 and crude oil the same at $95.57. Take your pick.

And, now for our Model Portfolio Index:

Model PortfolioEdit

Symbol Price Change
33.09 -0.41 -1.22%
33.17 -0.02 -0.06%
41.81 -0.24 -0.57%
77.53 +0.24 +0.31%
105.65 -0.08 -0.08%
Total (USD) $5,825.00 -10.20  -0.17%
Cumulative                               763.00  15.07%

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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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