A few posts ago, a reader of this site made a very insightful observation — He remarked (and I’m paraphrasing just slightly here):
“You embrace macro instead of micro investing, and I’m a believer in this myself but also I’m a believer to make investing easy.
The Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ” which hold some of your current holdings as well. The return of the index from the beginning of the year is about 117% and your current portfolio has done the same at 113%.
What is the point to invest on the micro when you can just buy the index (macro) and enjoy the ride? One operation, $20 cost and it’s done.
Am I missing out something?”
This was a most AWESOME comment, and quite frankly, I’m kind of