New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by pmward » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:27 am

Yeah I ordered a different book last week, even being a "Prime" book it was still a 5 day shipping quote. I think it's still related to lockdown stuff. Amazon has been prioritizing things they see as a potential need and de-prioritizing things like books that are not a necessity.
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by vnatale » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:04 pm

pmward wrote:
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Yeah I ordered a different book last week, even being a "Prime" book it was still a 5 day shipping quote. I think it's still related to lockdown stuff. Amazon has been prioritizing things they see as a potential need and de-prioritizing things like books that are not a necessity.
On the other hand, if you are buying used books, they seem to not be affected.

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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by mathjak107 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:14 pm

got the book today
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Post by vnatale » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:48 pm

mathjak107 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:14 pm
got the book today
How many total days did it take?

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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by mathjak107 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:20 pm

vnatale wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:48 pm
mathjak107 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:14 pm
got the book today
How many total days did it take?

VInny
about 2 weeks
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by bitcoininthevp » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:09 pm

Im really excited about this. Thanks for writing it. In queue.
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Post by mathjak107 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:52 pm

It was enjoyable reading
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Post by vnatale » Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:54 pm

mathjak107 wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:52 pm
It was enjoyable reading
Do you share at all that it was "inspirational" personal finance reading?

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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by mathjak107 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:23 pm

vnatale wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:54 pm
mathjak107 wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:52 pm
It was enjoyable reading
Do you share at all that it was "inspirational" personal finance reading?

Vinny
I guess it could be , but after more than 30 years of reading pp books and articles it’s like being married for decades ....there is little to get excited about in the bedroom. Lol
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Post by vnatale » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:39 pm

mathjak107 wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:23 pm
vnatale wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:54 pm
mathjak107 wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:52 pm
It was enjoyable reading
Do you share at all that it was "inspirational" personal finance reading?

Vinny
I guess it could be , but after more than 30 years of reading pp books and articles it’s like being married for decades ....there is little to get excited about in the bedroom. Lol
I have over 500 personal finance books. Have not come close to reading them all. And have been reading them for over 30 years. But this one was distinctly different in that aspect I cited above.

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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by mathjak107 » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:49 pm

I can’t say I get excited or impressed with financial books anymore ....especially pp books which tend to just reiterate what has been said for decades , just changing the wording .

But I did like the book and do recommend it if you have an interest in the pp
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Equanimity Investing"

Post by stpeter » Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:41 pm

Xan wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:51 am
Way cool, and congratulations!

I'd like to point out to everyone that blue_ruin's other book looks pretty good as well:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07RV5QM1Y/
Wow, yes. Can't wait to read this book.

BTW blue_ruin your Amazon author page still shows only the one book, so you might want to update it:

https://www.amazon.com/Eric-Deslauriers/e/B07RWNP6HR/

And if you're interested, my Amazon author page is here...

https://www.amazon.com/Peter-Saint-André/e/B002WYA5A2/

No books on investing yet, though! ;-)
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by mathjak107 » Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:50 am

blue_ruin17 wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:34 pm
"Investing Equanimity: The Logic & Wisdom of the Permanent Portfolio"

I decided to write this book because the only way to truly satisfy my fascination with the concept of the Permanent Portfolio was to just write a book about it and "get it out of my system".

I wrote it in such a manner that it is accessible to someone who has stumbled upon this mysterious "Permanent Portfolio" machine for the first time; we start from absolute first principles and build from there. However, I also wrote with Permanent Portfolio veterans in mind (in other words, Gyroscopic folks), because I think there is a lot to be explored regarding the deeper philosophy of this idea, even if you are extremely knowledge concerning the mechanics of the strategy.

Take a look at the Table of Contents on Amazon and check out if it interests you. If it does, and you read it, please leave a review on Amazon, it would be greatly appreciated.
my favorite section was the one on simplicity ..... i liked some of your explanations of simplicity
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by geaux saints » Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:39 pm

Bought it, read it, loved it. Excellent work.
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by johnnywitt » Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:37 pm

This is a great book! If you're having doubts about now, this book might remind you of why the PP makes so much sense in this insane world we inhabit.
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by vnatale » Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:29 pm

This was the book that came out last year which someone here thought was recent.
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Re: New Permanent Portfolio book: "Investing Equanimity"

Post by frugal » Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:48 pm

Hi,

Is it easy to read?

I am not english native.

Craig's book was easy. These authors left the forum ?

Regards
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