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Markets & September Heebeejeebies – Hide or Ride?

What’s an investor to do when everything expected has already come to pass, and it’s time to strategize for the future – but the potential September/October abyss is in the way? Having warned myself months ago about the coming rout … Continue reading

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Move into equities and QUICK! Sell HI & Buy LO!

For the cynics (the ‘wait-and-see’ crowd) this table should be an eye-opener.  Just to recap: On Sept 29th I posted Asset Allocation points to RALLY! On November 17th I recommended Euro-Crisis is just noise – BUY American! Forget the headlines … Continue reading

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Trees are GOLD in China; but Sino not the only way to play!

If you think the forest products industry is boring, be sure to watch this video.  I recall many years ago being invited to a live demonstration of heli-logging up close and personal on Vancouver Island.  It was a remarkable experience. Trees are gold in … Continue reading

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US stocks show promise; Canada not so much!

Once (or perhaps I should say “if”) the political bickering about the U.S. deficit is resolved, it should take very little time for the stock market south of the 49th to rally. Fundamentally, things are looking pretty good. As you … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s loss – an omen for Canada?

Vancouver’s loss to Boston for the coveted Stanley Cup may prove to be a turning point in the fortunes of Canada – our dollar and economy.  Coming out of the financial crisis less battered than many other countries, and enjoying … Continue reading

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Time to Buy? Stocks, Commodities & Television.

I was inspired this morning watching a business television interview.  A fund manager was suggesting that it’s probably a good idea to sell stocks and sit on some Treasury Bills or other cash equivalent.  Isn’t this exactly what I’ve said?  … Continue reading

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Undecided about election? This might help!

Conservatives Conservatives:  Our policy platform is none of your business!   We will decide what’s good for you, and what’s good for the country.  Tax the poor, and give to the rich –do we need to spell it out for you?  … Continue reading

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