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by Shakespeare
22 Nov 2017 18:32
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)
Replies: 346
Views: 52878

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: 346
Views: 52878

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: 240
Views: 27848

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: 3293

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: 286
Views: 16454

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: 286
Views: 16454

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: 326
Views: 49797

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: 1155

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: 240
Views: 27848

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: 3293

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, ...
by Shakespeare
17 Nov 2017 09:01
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: Canadian Banks
Replies: 624
Views: 43777

Re: Canadian Banks

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/inside-the-market/bumpy-ride-ahead-for-canadas-biggest-banks/article37006479/ International Financial Reporting Standard 9, or IFRS 9, changes the way banks recognize loan losses.... this backdrop offers an ideal time to adopt the new accounting standar...
by Shakespeare
16 Nov 2017 18:53
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)
Replies: 346
Views: 52878

Re: TransCanada (Symbol-TRP)

You know the brokers pronounce "TRP" as "Trap", right? :lol:
by Shakespeare
16 Nov 2017 17:33
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: NAFTA Renegotiation
Replies: 63
Views: 3293

Re: NAFTA Renegotiation

Like I posted earlier Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act - Wikipedia again. :roll:

The people retiring today could be in trouble.

"Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain." - Schiller
by Shakespeare
16 Nov 2017 16:40
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: NAFTA Renegotiation
Replies: 63
Views: 3293

Re: NAFTA Renegotiation

Behind the G&M pay wall: Get ready for ‘zombie’ NAFTA and a long fight in Congress - The Globe and Mail there is speculation that this will be the round when increasingly untenable demands from the United States will lead Canada to walk away from the talks.... Former prime minister Stephen Harper su...
by Shakespeare
14 Nov 2017 23:00
Forum: Financial Planning and Building Portfolios
Topic: Robo-advisors
Replies: 55
Views: 5693

Re: Robo-advisors

Behind the G&M paywall: Royal Bank of Canada to launch its own robo-adviser business - The Globe and Mail The platform, RBC InvestEase, is a new and separate business for Canada's largest bank. The platform will offer automated investment advice and discretionary portfolio management, delivered thro...
by Shakespeare
13 Nov 2017 19:28
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: T plus two business days Starts Sept 5 2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1188

Re: T plus two business days Starts Sept 5 2017

I thought the settlement was T+1 for the GIC.
by Shakespeare
13 Nov 2017 18:31
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: T plus two business days Starts Sept 5 2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1188

Re: T plus two business days Starts Sept 5 2017

what's the worse that can happen if you make a mistake with settlement issues? You can be charged interest at very high rates - happened to me once when I bought GICs (T+0) the day prior to maturity of a bond, forgetting that GICs are T+0 not T+1. The interest was forgiven after a phone call, but I...
by Shakespeare
11 Nov 2017 00:37
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: NAFTA is dead. So now what?
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: NAFTA is dead. So now what?

From behind the G&M pay wall: On TPP, Trudeau has his Canada-first moment - The Globe and Mail There were concerns that provisions on cultural industries would create a political backlash in Quebec. And there was an outcry from the Canadian auto sector, including parts makers and unions, who conside...
by Shakespeare
10 Nov 2017 19:29
Forum: Financial News, Policy and Economics
Topic: NAFTA is dead. So now what?
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: NAFTA is dead. So now what?

You didn't include this section: Once the headlines faded, the strategic calculation behind why the prime minister decided to slow things down came into sharp focus: jumping quickly into that trade deal would have weakened Canada's hand in renegotiating NAFTA with an even harder-nosed Trump administ...
by Shakespeare
10 Nov 2017 14:51
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: What did you Buy? What might you buy? (2017)
Replies: 503
Views: 48274

Re: What did you Buy? What might you buy? (2017)

I expect they will identify something as 'non-core' and sell it.
by Shakespeare
10 Nov 2017 08:47
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: How to download data?
Replies: 177
Views: 27728

Re: How to download data?

For those of you using Globeinvestor, CADUSX is dead. Use XDC.
by Shakespeare
10 Nov 2017 00:07
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: How to download data?
Replies: 177
Views: 27728

Re: How to download data?

Because the yahoo portfolio view works. Download the spreadsheet.
by Shakespeare
09 Nov 2017 23:47
Forum: Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Funds, REITS and More
Topic: How to download data?
Replies: 177
Views: 27728

Re: How to download data?

Modified my 1-2-3 spreadsheet today to create a version that reads Globeinvestor data - imports the csv file, looks up the price and dividend, calculates the date (which is in the wrong format). It works. :thumbsup: