Buying & selling options

My question is whether any of you are experiencing the same thing in your accounts? I have heard very good things about both Fidelity and Vanguard. What's new New posts New media New media comments Latest activity. Everyone wants your money. There is not even any corporate office to explain why I left or complain.

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I will have a quick look. This is not a set it and forget it strategy, but still manageable if you want to do this, you'd just need to pop in periodically to sell some of one or the other. Lawrence Level 2 Member Mar 21, Your asset allocation strategy should really be taken into consideration with respect to all of your investments k, IRA, taxable brokerage, etc.

I say this just because a goal should be to minimize expense ratios overall. You would throw as much as possible toward that, and use your other accounts with lower ER options to balance out your overall portfolio to a allocation of your liking. Given ever lowering expense ratios, this exercise is of decreasing utility. Growth fund is a good suggestion. I was trying to reduce your risk, and you just took it up to the highest it's been in the thread I wanted to change the allocation to one of the LS we discussed above.

Free-quent Flyer Blogger Mar 22, That's because I think-but-don't-know that US stocks will outperform a balanced portfolio of stocks and bonds over the next 30 years.

If they do the Vanguard will outperform the LS Growth and I'll feel a little bit sad for my lost gains. But if they don't I'll be glad I had exposure to a balanced portfolio of stocks and bonds!

But I don't "rebalance" them or anything, they're two separate bets on two separate outcomes 30 years from now, one of which I have high confidence in and one of which I have low confidence in. Think of it like a pint of Vodka and Orange, then pouring out half of it, and adding half a pint of Vodka to make it a pint again Also dropping this here for reference and some advice from Warren Buffett: It's intended for educational purposes. No statement in the booklet should be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell a security or to provide investment advice.

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Sep 08,  · Updated options chain for Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF- including VTI option chains with call and put prices, viewable by date. Buying & selling options. Options are complex investments that aren't for the faint of heart. There's a significantly high degree of risk involved. Through Vanguard Brokerage Services®, you can buy and sell stock options listed on major U.S. exchanges. There are many types of option strategies, each with unique risks. To request approval to buy and sell standardized options in a Vanguard Brokerage Account, you must: • Complete all sections of the Brokerage Option Application.