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rbgibbons replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 12:53 PM

Re: Help for a Newbie please

DumaFlotchie says:
Look up the studies on the optimal number of stocks to hold for maximal diversification and performance. Believe it or not, there is actual hard data on this so it is much less subjective than you might think.

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Thu Apr 26

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rbgibbons replied to the Canada (General) board. 11:00 PM

Re: RESPs

Since there's no tax as long as you're trading in the RESP, first, I'd rebalance the portfolio so no position was larger than 5%. Any extra I'd dump into index funds to take away most of the company-specific risk.

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Tue Apr 25

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rbgibbons replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 10:26 PM

Re: Homes: Good, bad, ugly

It's worth noting that the lumber issue is a temporary, common dispute caused by American politicians acting in bad faith. Essentially, USA adds tariffs to softwood lumber, Canada takes USA to trade court, and the tariffs get thrown out. It's [more]

Tue Feb 28

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rbgibbons replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 4:11 AM

Re: Poll: What's your number?

There's actually a fair amount of research on the topic of how much you need to retire, and the general answer is enough that your anticipated expenses will be less than 4% of the value of your diversified portfolio. That number was calculated [more]

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