You haven't lost anything until you sell

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    please remember that today, you reactionary set of bitches out there. Thanks!
     
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    Yeah... Unfortunately.... there are people who retired last week and need to live on what they've saved up through investing. Which is why I am against Privatizing Social Security.

    But for those not in that position... you are correct.
     
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    It is far to volitile for use in building retirement security for sure.
     
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    Yeah, tell that to Joe Kennedy and George Soros!
     
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    oh wowza two points for political jab at other side! plus 5 exp points plus a free mug! geek
     
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    Except for the fact that SocSec is broke, you'd be correct which is why anybody who understands it is for privatizing SocSec.

    Dems 2008: These two entities — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — are not facing any kind of financial crisis

    Dems 2011: These two entities — Social Security and Medicare — are not facing any kind of financial crisis
     
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    Best thing I could ever say to you: BGZ
     
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    yea, privatizing it is a good idea when everytime the world farts burps or coughs their retirement is at a big time risk like this. strong idea.
     
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    If you retired last week most of your $$ should be in bond funds or money markets. Those should weather any stock market volitility.

    As for someone my age (36) I am looking forward to the extra shares my 401k deduction will buy this tuesday.

    With 20+ years to retirement its all about the Share count.
     
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