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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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Yogi Berra – as good an investment strategist as any!

“When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it.” Yogi Berra could have been recommending an investment strategy. Everyone is desperately trying to collect some yield while they watch from the sidelines, uncertain which fork in the road … Continue reading

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Markets Report Card – Show me the Money!

All that doom and gloom (except in this blog) over the past year or more and you’d think there wasn’t any money to be made. Well, check out the returns afforded by North American stock markets: When writing A Maverick … Continue reading

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Why invest in resources if China is slowing?

Commodity prices lead economic data – they plummeted in anticipation of the current doldrums, and are now rising ahead of a global recovery. On October 24th, 2011 I posted the following: “Look for commodity stocks to continue to bounce in … Continue reading

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Market undervalued? YES!

“According to Ford Equity’s research, based on current earnings, expected growth, and current interest rates, the S&P Midcap 400 Index is undervalued.” I prefer a sampling of mid-sized companies when considering valuations, since the really large capitalization stocks nowadays can … 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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Sino-Forest: Monkey business in China? Really!

Those who were not long the stock (I was a lucky one) are keenly following the banter between the press and the company, and those who owned it are selling it as quick as they can so they can deny … Continue reading

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