Hammer to my own head

68 replies [Last post]
ytrewq's picture
Offline
Joined: 2008-08-02

You couldn't accept me saying that I was not pointing out anyone.  "Stop criticizing what you don't understand".  I have more experience, more education, more assets, more tenure, and more knowledge than you.  I still tried to make it clear I was not insulting you.  You are the one that made the "smart enough" comment to me for no reason.  I just responded to it.  You call a response an attack?  3 out of 4 years 10 worst days blah blah.  Tell us all again how being a CFP actually makes you dumber.  You can't succeed starting in this business right out of college.  Anyone that has a different idea from you is wrong automatically.  Once again, I am not insulting anyone but I am responding to your post.  Now it probably does really seem like an attack.  Pffft.  Timely topic ruined.  Back to the hammer to my own head.

troll's picture
Offline
Joined: 2004-11-29

Geez, I was not attacking you, I was just responding... blah blah blah.  I have more blah blah blah.  You don't on 3 of the 5, I would bet my next paycheck on it.  Are you saying your a CFP, or implying I am?  You can succeed at any time if willing to do the work.  Many have differing ideas, am I am willing to debate my opinions, and until given a legitimate alternative, I will believe that I am right.  Please Hurry.

troll's picture
Offline
Joined: 2004-11-29

wuss

Morphius's picture
Offline
Joined: 2007-07-21

iceco1d wrote: Vikings fan.

Ouch. Now THAT is a low blow!   

B24's picture
B24
Offline
Joined: 2008-07-08

iceco1d wrote: Your clients call you B24???? 

My parents didn't like me.
And they were Irish Catholic (the Irish Catholics in the room might get this one).

gvf's picture
gvf
Offline
Joined: 2008-07-01

Just talked to a client who gave me the Revelations Scripture lecture.  The bible says we'll come to a point where we won't be able to buy or sell anything, children will turn against their parents (one of her daughters won't talk to her now...she's not a fundamentalist christian, I wonder why...), and there's no love in the world anymore.  I then proceeded to tell her the bible has spoken of every market crash for the last 200 years, but if she thinks this time is different, she's not going to need the money for very long anyway.  I then went on to say, but you know, we realize at times like these that emotions are very strong, and often wins out in the face of all other advice.  It's a small account that I'd be happy to give away to a bank cd...we'll see if she calls back

snaggletooth's picture
Offline
Joined: 2007-07-13

gvf wrote: Just talked to a client who gave me the Revelations Scripture lecture.  The bible says we'll come to a point where we won't be able to buy or sell anything, children will turn against their parents (one of her daughters won't talk to her now...she's not a fundamentalist christian, I wonder why...), and there's no love in the world anymore.  I then proceeded to tell her the bible has spoken of every market crash for the last 200 years, but if she thinks this time is different, she's not going to need the money for very long anyway.  I then went on to say, but you know, we realize at times like these that emotions are very strong, and often wins out in the face of all other advice.  It's a small account that I'd be happy to give away to a bank cd...we'll see if she calls back
 
If you really want to get rid of her, tell her to hang on to her bible and a match because she might need it to start a fire for warmth when everything is gone.

gvf's picture
gvf
Offline
Joined: 2008-07-01

I was just thinking of her when I saw the DOW: (10,365.45) -777 points.Maybe she's on to something. Edit: Aw dang, was thinking 666.... Nevermind, I'm off to the casino. 

Spaceman Spiff's picture
Offline
Joined: 2006-08-08

B24 wrote: iceco1d wrote: Your clients call you B24????  My parents didn't like me. And they were Irish Catholic (the Irish Catholics in the room might get this one).
 
BINGO!!!   What do I win?
 

Sportsfreakbob's picture
Offline
Joined: 2008-08-24

I heard today that Nostradamus predicted the end of the world on Dec 21st 2012. So tell your client we have a few more years.

HymanRoth's picture
Offline
Joined: 2008-08-25

Sportsfreakbob wrote:I heard today that Nostradamus predicted the end of the world on Dec 21st 2012. So tell your client we have a few more years.
What do you suppose would be the proper asset allocation for that time horizon?

snaggletooth's picture
Offline
Joined: 2007-07-13

HymanRoth wrote: Sportsfreakbob wrote:I heard today that Nostradamus predicted the end of the world on Dec 21st 2012. So tell your client we have a few more years. What do you suppose would be the proper asset allocation for that time horizon?
 
Some strippers with long duration, hardcore drugs for alpha and some international beaches for lower correlation.

Please or Register to post comments.

Industry Newsletters
Careers Category Sponsor Links

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×