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Portfolio Update
This blog is so devoid of recent entries that I felt compelled recently
to post something, anything.

Fortunately I have a lot of odds and ends I can update on my portfolio and
the market in general. After riding high under Trump for a year, I am convinc...
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Why I Bought Adrenna Properties
Once in a while a company a catches my eye because of its performance relative to price. But the company ownership structure makes it not feasible to buy. I remember one German company I saw once with very attractive returns relative to stock price, but it ...
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I usually write about my investments' latest financial
results once or even twice a year.
Recently I haven't done that. So, I will catch up on four of these
today. McRea Industries is a shoe company that sells military footware,
industrial footware, and lad...
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Calculating Lifetime Returns Using XIRR
I feel that one big
purpose of the many investing forums, blogs and financial articles
is to bring basic financial information to the masses.
Consequently
there can be a lot of repetition of information.
In this
post, I will describe a useful financial tool...
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My 6th Annual Schedule of Investments
So five years on, I am still posting. On each anniversary of my blog
I list my dozen or so largest holdings. See this link for my past year holdings. Position Category Business Senvest Capital (TSX:SEC) Canadian Smallcap Investment Company Anthem (ANTM) U...
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Anne Scheiber, the Secret Millionaire
I first heard of Anne Scheiber from a magazine article about her
in 1995, shortly after she passed away aged 101. Anne Scheiber was the first example I have heard of a hidden millionaire.  Hidden millionaires are low profile people who grew up in average ci...
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What is The Point of All This?
I own several brokerage accounts with different discount financial companies. And I occasionally get calls from them seeking to build a relationship with me so that they can sell me some service. The first step in the conversation is to ask me about my fina...
What is The Point of All This?
What is The Point of All This?
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Trump and Chess Are Helping My Returns
Happy 2017! I know it is already February and a bit late for that but my first blog entry in a year always requires a new year's greeting. For those that wondered why this blog is silent, it is mainly that my portfolio has been static. A long term investor ...
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My 5th Annual Schedule of Investments
So four years on, I am still posting. On each anniversary of my blog
I list my dozen or so largest holdings. This year I am posting three months late but
the following are my holdings at the anniversary. See this link for my past year holdings. Position C...
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Lesson's of the Last Four Years
Wow, it has been a long time - four months - since I last posted. Well, no, I haven't stopped blogging but I have definitely slowed down. I have been busy with work while my investment activity has virtually halted until recently. Besides, I probably needed...
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