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Thu Mar 26

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 3:27 PM

Re: Norbert's gambit

Can you go short (-1000 BNS shares) in your RRSP with RBCDI? Or you have to use a stock which you actually own?


I believe that you can go short on one side of your account if you have an offsetting position in the other side. [more]

Tue Mar 24

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:39 PM

Re: Norbert's gambit

I use RBCDI as my broker, so I can only speak to how it works with that single company.

With RBCDI, it's dead-easy. You just choose any very liquid inter-listed stock and you sell it for the Canadian side of your account and buy it on the US [more]

Wed Mar 18

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 9:00 PM

Re: Bad News for ...

If you want to help families with kids, don't let them plit their income; raise the child tax break. If you want to help poor elders, don't let them split their income, raise the OAS. Might be too simple for that particular gun-loving PM to [more]

Wed Mar 11

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 5:59 PM

Re: IB: RSP & TFSA Accounts Now Available!

DTB,

That's helpful. I am not margined currently as I feel some discomfort with prevailing valuations. In fact, I am probably about 12 or 14 percent cash at the moment. At various points in the past, I've been margined, but I think 2012 was [more]

Mon Mar 9

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:02 PM

Re: IB: RSP & TFSA Accounts Now Available!

BTW, the major savings is not commissions (minimum $1 instead of my $9.99 commission with TDW) but rather the far more advantageous USD:CAD conversions that I occasionally have to make. With TDW, I lose a little more than 1% on each transaction, [more]

Sun Mar 8

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:28 AM

Re: IB: RSP & TFSA Accounts Now Available!

With the proliferation of $10 trades or $7 trades at the major Canadian brokers, what's the possible advantage of moving a registered account to IB? It strikes me that you'd only save very few dollars on each trade. Unless you are a day-trader who is [more]

Sat Feb 28

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StubbleJumper replied to the Canada (General) board. 9:04 PM

Re: Bad News for ...

While I personally (at least in the short term) would benefit from a doubling of the TFSA contribution limits, I fear the long term social and political implications of such a strategy.

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Sat Jan 3

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StubbleJumper replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:43 AM

Re: OT: Fetching Stock Quotes in Excel

I am sure there are many ways to skin this cat. I had been using the MSN Stock Quote tool to import quotes into Excel for many years now. Unfortunately, the service stopped working a few days ago.


Zzorac,

In the past I [more]

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