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by Shakespeare
12 Dec 2017 14:28
Forum: Under the Mattress: Protecting Your Money
Topic: CIBC Online
Replies: 5
Views: 126

Re: CIBC Online

I downloaded my Visa statement yesterday with no problem.
by Shakespeare
11 Dec 2017 23:57
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: RBC DIRECT INVESTING
Replies: 15
Views: 1310

Re: RBC DIRECT INVESTING

Thank you. It turns out that this occurred while I was in a bill-paying submenu and does not occur while just viewing balances.

I was, of course, trying to double-check the value of the bill I was trying to pay.... :roll:
by Shakespeare
11 Dec 2017 20:17
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: RBC DIRECT INVESTING
Replies: 15
Views: 1310

Re: RBC DIRECT INVESTING

Today I was signed out whenever I removed the focus to click on another computer page - say, a statement pdf - and then clicked back. This may be a security measure but I find it annoying. :cry:
by Shakespeare
10 Dec 2017 23:18
Forum: Property: Owning, Renting, Managing, Investing and Mortgaging
Topic: Housing Bust 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 10791

Re: Housing Bust 2017

Small town Canada almost everywhere has had an adequate supply of rental housing stock
But not of jobs, particularly highly educated ones.
by Shakespeare
09 Dec 2017 17:42
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Are we too old, crusty and conservative
Replies: 14
Views: 524

Re: Are we too old, crusty and conservative

I suspect many of us are in or approaching drawdown and neither need nor want to shoot for the moon.
by Shakespeare
07 Dec 2017 09:46
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Emera (Symbol-EMA)
Replies: 48
Views: 4614

Re: Emera (Symbol-EMA)

Down today on a bought deal. http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/correction-emera-incorporated-tsx-ema-2242823.htm The purchase price of $47.90 per Common Share will result in gross proceeds to Emera of $700,010,600 ($750,066,100 if the Over-Allotment Option is exercised in full). The net proce...
by Shakespeare
06 Dec 2017 00:11
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: How Many Stocks In A Portfolio?
Replies: 52
Views: 1452

Re: How Many Stocks In A Portfolio?

Can one tolerate high volatility in a concentrated portfolio?
You can always concentrate in low-volatility stocks, although the risk of a black swan remains.
by Shakespeare
03 Dec 2017 21:50
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Enbridge (Symbol-ENB)..are we getting close to a buy???
Replies: 280
Views: 30291

Re: Enbridge (Symbol-ENB)..are we getting close to a buy???

The summary from the G&M article: Enbridge, in my view, simply doesn't have the cash-flow profile to be an income investment. Yet it will get away with it as long as Canadian investors keep buying the stock it repeatedly issues, and lending it the money it needs to prop up its model. Enbridge bills ...
by Shakespeare
30 Nov 2017 16:46
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: How Many Stocks In A Portfolio?
Replies: 52
Views: 1452

Re: How Many Stocks In A Portfolio?

I'm too lazy to look it up, but Bernstein has pointed out that much of the total return comes from new giants - IBM, Apple, etc. - and if you have only a few stocks, you will likely miss them. Again, that applies mainly to the US, not small countries like Canada, which can not support giants. So I o...
by Shakespeare
29 Nov 2017 21:56
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Globe Investor
Replies: 13
Views: 706

Re: Globe Investor

These dividends were downloaded from G&M Nov. 10: BCE $ 2.87 BMO $ 3.60 BNS $ 3.16 CM $ 5.20 CU $ 1.43 CPX $ 1.67 EMA $ 2.26 ENB $ 2.44 ENF $ 2.05 FTS $ 1.70 REI.UN $ 1.41 RY $ 3.64 TD $ 2.40 T $ 2.02 TRP $ 2.50 VT $ 1.42 VSB $ 0.58 I haven't checked them all, but RY, BMO, BNS, and FTS (the ones I c...
by Shakespeare
29 Nov 2017 17:35
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Dividend and distribution hikes (2017)
Replies: 245
Views: 29772

Re: Dividend and distribution hikes (2017)

.671 - should see a nice pop tomorrow. :beer:
by Shakespeare
26 Nov 2017 19:36
Forum: Retirement, Pensions and Peace of Mind
Topic: TFSA contribution 2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1919

Re: TFSA contribution 2017

I rebalanced on the way up and kept most of the money from Trimark Discovery.
by Shakespeare
26 Nov 2017 17:28
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Dogs of the TSE
Replies: 348
Views: 50941

Re: Dogs of the TSE

What is left of the DJ40 Canadian Titans is available at http://investdb.theglobeandmail.com/invest/investSQL/gx.stock_rep?pi_mode=INDEX&pi_type=BASIC&iaction=&pi_sort_order=DESC&pi_sort_col=DIVIDEND_YIELD&pi_hit_count=41&pi_qtime=200411040019020002&pi_currency=&pi_param_1=240 . There are 35 compani...
by Shakespeare
24 Nov 2017 13:48
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: gummy-stuff, eh?
Replies: 49
Views: 5934

Re: gummy-stuff, eh?

Site obviously someone else. Our "gummy stuff" is archived at FWF.

http://www.financialwisdomforum.org/gum ... _stuff.htm
by Shakespeare
22 Nov 2017 18:32
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)
Replies: 347
Views: 53337

Re: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)

From behind the G&M paywall: Why TransCanada investors haven't benefited from the Keystone approval - The Globe and Mail First, the Keystone XL pipeline is still not a done deal.... Second, TransCanada shares have been doing well for the past year.... And third, Keystone has never been the one-and-o...
by Shakespeare
20 Nov 2017 11:29
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)
Replies: 347
Views: 53337

Re: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)

Nebraska approves alternative route for TransCanada’s Keystone XL - The Globe and Mail
Nebraska's Public Service Commission ruled on Monday that TransCanada's Keystone XL can be built along a "mainline" route, which shifts the line east of its preferred path....
by Shakespeare
20 Nov 2017 11:27
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Enbridge (Symbol-ENB)..are we getting close to a buy???
Replies: 280
Views: 30291

Re: Enbridge (Symbol-ENB)..are we getting close to a buy???

Well, I added another 50 first thing this morning. Now I'll sit.
by Shakespeare
20 Nov 2017 09:00
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: NAFTA Renegotiation
Replies: 63
Views: 3483

Re: NAFTA Renegotiation

Behind the G&M paywall: U.S. auto, agriculture sectors headed for NAFTA showdown with White House: study - The Globe and Mail Although the effect on the U.S. economy would not be particularly heavy, the damage would be acute in agriculture and autos, the study says, causing the auto industry, the fa...
by Shakespeare
20 Nov 2017 08:53
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: Clippings 2017
Replies: 302
Views: 18014

Re: Clippings 2017

While one could estimate a theoretical value for its residual payment stream, the actual price of a GIC does not fluctuate with this theoretical value.
There is no actual price because there is no actual market.
by Shakespeare
19 Nov 2017 14:20
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: Clippings 2017
Replies: 302
Views: 18014

Re: Clippings 2017

The main benefit of broad bond funds/etfs is better pricing. The retail investor gets scrod by the bond desk.
by Shakespeare
18 Nov 2017 19:25
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Dogs of the TSE
Replies: 348
Views: 50941

Re: Dogs of the TSE

Based on David Stanley's original "no former income trusts" criterion for the TSX 60, yesterday's close would give (from Stingy Investor ) Name Quotes Quintile Ranking Yield Rank P/E P/B Yield Inter Pipeline (IPL) GM 3 2 5 5 Enbridge (ENB) GM 2 4 5 5 Pembina Pipeline (PPL) GM 1 2 5 5 BCE Inc. (BCE) ...
by Shakespeare
17 Nov 2017 22:34
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Financial Post - Market Data
Replies: 24
Views: 1224

Re: Financial Post - Market Data

https://www.croftgroup.com/croft_benchm ... rmance.php shows FPX indexes. Move the cursor over the line to get the closing value.
by Shakespeare
17 Nov 2017 18:36
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Enbridge (Symbol-ENB)..are we getting close to a buy???
Replies: 280
Views: 30291

Re: Enbridge (Symbol-ENB)..are we getting close to a buy???

Some quotes from https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/inside-the-market/bmo-sees-once-in-a-multi-year-buying-opportunity-for-enbridge/article37015852/ "With the recent material stock correction, we believe that not only is the market not appreciating the $31-billion secured project backlog...
by Shakespeare
17 Nov 2017 18:06
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: NAFTA Renegotiation
Replies: 63
Views: 3483

Re: NAFTA Renegotiation

Behind the G&M paywall: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/a-nafta-collapse-could-push-mexico-over-the-edge/article37015503/ Mexico's Che-flavoured alternative is the larger-than-life figure of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the far-left populist who currently leads the polls for the July, 2018, ...