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Thu Dec 18

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 3:11 PM

Re: Nibble

I have a lot of USD Cash right now and I am keeping it invested in USD securities. My target for the CAD is around 0.80 and if it reaches that I will probably move some money back into CAD.

PFE still has a stable decent yield and I don't [more]

Wed Dec 17

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 3:31 PM

Re: Nibble

Deployed some more cash this morning. Nothing fancy just adding to existing positions (PFE, BRK-B)

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Sat Dec 13

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 3:10 AM

Re: XDV

I actually use it as a place to store cash that I don't have a home for

Unfortunately there is no home for cash these days... however with inflation low the cost to hold cash is not terrible (lose on average 2% per year to [more]

Fri Dec 12

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tecmo posted to the Canada (General) board. 3:25 PM

XDV

http://finance.yahoo.com/q/hl?s=XDV.TO+Holdings

Anyone looking for a passive way to enter the market should take a look at XDV. It is now trading near a 52w low as market is [more]

Wed Dec 10

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 3:41 AM

Re: Banks and Dividend Ratios

but it wouldn't seem logical to use total height + leg length, which would double count the leg length.

Unless the leg length was more important than the body height (maybe people with long legs can jump higher or are faster [more]

Tue Nov 18

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tecmo posted to the Major League Baseball board. 5:01 AM

Stanton: 13Y $325M

Hard to predict where league revenues will be 10+ years out; but my sense is that $25M is still going to be a large chunk of the team payroll.

Here is a nice take:
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Fri Nov 14

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 4:08 AM

Re: Capital Gains Treatment or Professional Investor

Mitch, IANAL but typically with CCRA your only recourse is precedent. There are no "rules" and that is why your accountant can only provide guidance. If CCRA does determine you are a day-trader you could of course appeal, or ultimately take [more]

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 4:03 AM

Re: Help - CC Balance Transfer Did Not Complete

Ask CIBC for a transaction tracing number for the 4000 that they put on the card - clearly the money must have gone somewhere. Then provide that number to Walmart and see if they can find it.

Your best action if that fails is probably to [more]

Wed Oct 15

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:27 AM

Re: Nibble

Took a bite today. MSFT, BRK-B and SPY all had money added to their positions.

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tecmo posted to the The Great Foolish North board. 8:06 AM

Federalism

The NDP just announced a national day-care program as part of their official policy. The program would direct federal money to the provinces for them to setup subsidized day care that would open up spaces at $15 per day ($300 / month).

The [more]

Tue Oct 14

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 4:09 AM

Re: Nibble

Another nibble today - as the S&P500 dipped below the 200 DMA. We are getting much closer to a full on correction (which would near 1800 or so). Bonds have been on fire which is helping my portfolio considerably (I have been pushing money into [more]

Fri Oct 10

CAPS Outperform Pitch

tecmo wrote about Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) . 11:54 AM

CBI Outperform

Downside seems to be in mid $30s.

Caps Pick

tecmo made a pick in CAPS. 11:54 AM

Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) will Outperform the S&P 500

Tue Oct 7

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 2:02 PM

Re: Nibble

I took another nibble from the market today - again adding to S&P500 ETF. The S&P 500 has not traded below the 200 Day moving average since November 2012.

I would not be surprised to see it dip below in the coming weeks (currently [more]

Thu Oct 2

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 10:30 AM

Re: Nibble

Nothing exciting - added to my SPY investments.

Wed Oct 1

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tecmo replied to the Canada (General) board. 2:55 PM

Re: Nibble

I took another nibble at the market today.

PS: Is the board officially dead?

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Thu Jul 31

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tecmo posted to the Canada (General) board. 4:57 PM

Nibble

Took a nibble at the market today - I have a feeling there will be more (and better) opportunities through now and the end of August).

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