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June 2018 Investing Update

With The Grandkids *** June Results Markets were mixed for the month of June.  The TSX and S&P both showed gains, while the Dow Jones had a loss.  The TSX is now positive for the year with the US markets … Continue reading

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May 2018 Investing Update

Grandson Sports *** May Results In spite of a late month drop, all markets showed a good gain this month, getting closer to the break even point for the year.  The TSX was up close to 3% in May and … Continue reading

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April 2018 Investment Update

*** April Travels *** April Results Finally an “up” month.  The Canadian market showed good growth, at over one and a half percent, but is still down almost 4% on the year.   US markets were higher by a quarter percent … Continue reading

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March 2018 Investing Update

*** Middle East – Final Installment *** March Results A big jump on the last trading day of the month kept the markets from complete disaster, but it was still pretty bad.  Dramatic changes in U.S. economic and trade policies … Continue reading

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February 2018 Update

*** Trying to Escape the Cold and Snow A bitter cold, snow-filled Calgary winter had us wanting to escape.  Due to heath insurance issues, we could not go south this year, so we picked Victoria, BC, as the warmest (relatively) … Continue reading

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January 2018 Update

*** Volume II 2005 and 2006 Volume I is available in hard copy and Kindle.  Volume II is available in hard copy with the Kindle version coming out sometime in February.  Volume III and IV are in progress, and will … Continue reading

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December 2017 Update

*** What was it like? Documenting our adventures – we lived in the Middle East from 2003 to 2014.  I am publishing a full account of our experiences in the form of our blog entries made at the time.  Volume … Continue reading

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