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Wed Aug 26

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ByrneShill replied to the Canada (General) board. 4:51 PM

Re: What is your take on the present market?

I like the large biotech (Gilead, Amgen) at these levels. They offer nice enough dividends, low P/E (Gilead is 11.3) or at least not sky-high P/Es, and I believe they still have some growth left, especially Amgen.

Although they are not [more]

Mon Aug 3

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ByrneShill replied to the Overstock.com board. 2:05 PM

Re: 10 years...

I remember we kept telling Byrne to "sell more toasters", and when he stopped his cabal and started acting like a toasters salesman, the revenues started growing, the company made actual earnings, and the share price went from the [more]

Tue Jul 21

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ByrneShill replied to the Bank of America board. 2:50 PM

Re: Dividend

Your calculations are right. But according to yahoo, the dividend paid in the quarter finished March 31st was 846,000,000.

The latest 10Q (see page 124) shows dividend to common stockholders to be 527,000,000 and to prefered stockholders to [more]

Mon Jul 20

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ByrneShill replied to the PepsiCo, Inc. board. 2:20 PM

Re: Doubled Since MF Hold in 2008

Since 2008, a lot of stocks have tripled or more. Pepsi is one of my largest holding, and it performed OK, but not spectacularly.

Tue Jun 23

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ByrneShill replied to the Canada (General) board. 3:44 PM

Re: Hedging in Canada

I do care that the S&P is 2X its historical P/E average, but the same reasonning goes for stock as for houses as far as interest rates goes. That being said, the historical P/E of the TSE isn't exactly in value territory either. For investment [more]

Tue Jun 16

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ByrneShill replied to the Canada (General) board. 11:29 AM

Re: Hedging in Canada

You are aware that the city of halifax has about the population of a small aerea of Toronto, right? They build almost one halifax every year in Toronto. Anything that's not in TOR, MTL, Van, CGY or Ottawa is more and more statistically meaningless. [more]

Mon Jun 15

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ByrneShill replied to the Canada (General) board. 12:00 PM

Re: Hedging in Canada

Where are the numbers of people that can't afford their payments. Where are the ones that owe 120% of the home value on their mortgage. Where are the zero down interest only mortgages? Where are the fruit pickers getting mortgages for McMansions? [more]

Fri Jun 12

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ByrneShill replied to the Canada (General) board. 5:24 PM

Re: Hedging in Canada

Materials and financials make 60% of the TSX, so if you want to stay light on oil/gas/mines, take a look at the financials.

Long term, I don't think anyone has ever lost money betting on a big5 when its yield is over 4%. Railroads (CN or CP. [more]

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ByrneShill replied to the Altria Group, Inc. board. 5:17 PM

Re: What's not to love?

Past was effectively great. Now what's gonna happen in the future?

Just a hint: what was MO's P/E in 2008, and what is it today?

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