CONTEST 2008 TRADES

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Postby IdOp » 08 May 2008 13:42

Ok, I'll bite. Buying 980 shares of KFS @ $ 10.15 .

Also buying 155 shares CTC.A @ $64.05 .

Both are real-time quotes at 1:40 pm.

Will sell my entire holding of MBISA, including accrued interest, as of today, and deduct 3 x $15 commissions from it. That should leave approx $5k cash.
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Postby IdOp » 08 May 2008 15:39

... accrued interest ...


Accrued interest: $13.47
Redemption amount: $25894.30
Cash balance: $6265.52
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Postby glennchan » 09 May 2008 23:16

Selling 8713 shares of BRT @ $14.17 = USD$ 123,463.21
USD$ 123,463.21 X 1.00520 --> CAD$124,105.21
Buying 8471 shares of AVM @ $14.65 = -CAD$124,100.15
-$30 commissions

CAD Cash balance = 138.27 - 30 + 124105.21 - 124100.15 = $113.33

Holdings:
CAD cash: $113.33
8471 shares of AVM

glennchan wrote:Holdings:
$138.27 CAD cash
8713 shares of BRT
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Postby par4 » 13 May 2008 18:19

Sold 2000 NKW $4352.00 incl 15.00 trade
Bought 500 FOS $1161.50 incl.15.00
Bought 500 XTX $5090.00 incl 15.00
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Postby glennchan » 14 May 2008 21:55

Selling 8471 shares of AVM @ $11.24 --> -CAD$95214.04

Buying 11915 shares of FREE @ $7.95 --> -CAD$95209.24
exchange rate 1USD = 1.00512CAD

-30CAD commission

CAD Cash = $113.07

Holdings:
CAD $113.07 cash
11,915 shares of FREE.

Holdings:
$138.27 CAD cash
8713 shares of BRT
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Postby bindexit » 16 May 2008 17:17

Buy 1000 shares of HOD-TSX at $9.20
Buy 500 shares of TF.UN -TSX at $9.67
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Postby glennchan » 19 May 2008 04:53

Selling 11,915 shares of FREE @ $7.92 = USD$94,366.80
Buying 852 shares of DRYS @ 110.74 = USD$94,350.48
USD cash remaining = $16.80

-$30 commissions

CAD cash = $113.07 - $30 = $83.07

Holdings:
CAD cash: $83.07
USD cash: 16.80
852 shares of DRYS

glennchan wrote:Holdings:
CAD $113.07 cash
11,915 shares of FREE.

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Postby bindexit » 25 May 2008 21:23

Complete following transactions May 25, 2008:

BCE-T BCE Inc. BUY 250x33.60 8,415.00 inc. $15 fee
RSI.UN-T Rogers Sugar BUY 1,000x4.53 4,545.00 inc. $15 fee
SLF-T Sun Life Financial Inc. BUY 150x46.04 6,921.00 inc. $15 fee
XDV-T iShares E.T.F. SELL 500x21.24 10,605.00 inc. $15 fee
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Postby gummy » 26 May 2008 10:21

Sold 2500 CBQ.
Bought 10,000 WTN.
Bought 500 COS.
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Postby uhoh » 26 May 2008 21:34

had 3600 cash in the account - bought MGU, which is what I'd originally intended to buy :oops: - i know, i'm in the basement with this one so probably a dubious claim...

this is the transaction, based on friday/today's close (US):

Date: 2008-04-25 (yyyy-mm-dd)
Symbol: MGU-N (US$)
Company: MacQuarie Global Infras TR
Action: BUY
Price: $27.41 (provided by globeInvestor.com)
# Shares: 130.000000
Fee : $15.00
Total Amount: $3,578.30 (US$)
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Postby TrueMrP » 29 May 2008 10:33

Sell all 400 shares of Weatherford (WFT) @ 45.63 = 18252 - 15 fee = 18237.
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Postby Subby » 29 May 2008 11:04

Buy 328 shares of GE @ 30.33 per share = $9948.24 + 15 = $9963.24
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Postby arnyk » 05 Jun 2008 19:47

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Postby cycle » 09 Jun 2008 15:54

Bought 1,000 CGS-T @ $3.59 + $15
Bought 1,000 NICK-Q @ $6.27 + $15
Bought 200 MSFT-Q @ $27.85 + $15
(1 USD = 1.023 CAD)
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Postby gummy » 10 Jun 2008 09:38

Sold 10000 WTN at $8.10
@&$%#!?

... and 200 shares COS at $51.30.

I'm now at 100% cash (in the CONTEST as well as my own, real-life portfolio). :?
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Postby IdOp » 24 Jun 2008 15:32

Bought 1,000 shares of EXF @ $5.10 (real-time quote 3:30pm).

$15 commission.
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Postby gummy » 30 Jun 2008 09:36

Bought 2000 shares COS at $53.55.
Now I pray. :?
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Postby scomac » 30 Jun 2008 10:34

SELL 300 PHX.UN-T@$17.89-$15 com.=$5352.00

BUY 400 VT-T@$13.97+$15 comm.=$5603.00

CASH BALANCE: $1035.48
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Postby gummy » 30 Jun 2008 12:16

Sold 2000 shares COS at $54.20
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Postby Shakespeare » 30 Jun 2008 12:35

gummy wrote:Bought 2000 shares COS at $53.55.
Now I pray. :? ...

Sold 2000 shares COS at $54.20
A trade or lackaguts? :wink:
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Postby gummy » 30 Jun 2008 12:48

Shakespeare wrote:
gummy wrote:Bought 2000 shares COS at $53.55.
Now I pray. :? ...

Sold 2000 shares COS at $54.20
A trade or lackaguts? :wink:

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I repeated the trades I made in my real-life portfolio.
I now have an offer to buy at $54.
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Postby bindexit » 26 Jul 2008 11:53

Transactions on July 25, 2008:

BCE-T BCE Inc. SELL 250.00 $38.90 $9,710.00
CCO-T Cameco Corp. BUY 100.00 36.38 3,653.00
LUN-T Lundin Mining BUY 500.00 5.09 2,560.00
PCA-T Petro-Canada BUY 100.00 47.22 4,737.00
S-T Sherritt International BUY 500.00 11.16 5,595.00
TCK.B-T Teck Cominco Ltd. BUY 100.00 39.99 4,014.00
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Postby IdOp » 30 Jul 2008 18:42

At today's closing prices:

SELL 250 MBT @ $ 40.56

BUY 770 S @ $ 11.07

2 * $15 commissions
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Postby sai » 02 Aug 2008 02:17

25-Jul

Bot JNJ @ 69.03 8)

Bot PFE @ 18.89 8)

01 AUG

BOT PCL @ 48.7 :wink:
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Postby cycle » 05 Aug 2008 14:46

Bought 1,260 HOD.TO @$9.36 + $15 = $11,808.60
Balance = $5.98 plus some dividends.
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