Category Archives: Commentary

My thoughts on the markets and commentary on my results.

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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November 2017 Update

*** A Slice of History Biography of my Grandfather *** November Results AND another great month.  The Canadian market grew a modest quarter of a percent on the month for a respectable, but low 5% on the year.  However, my … Continue reading

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October 2017 Investing Update

*** Author visit – California *** October Results Another good month.  All markets saw a significant increase – anywhere from 2.5% to 4.3%.  On a YTD basis markets are up anywhere between 5% and 18%. My Canadian portfolio is ahead … Continue reading

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September 2017 Update

*** Enjoying The Last of Summer But always good to get back home *** September Results A great month.  Canada posted close to a 3% gain, putting the TSX at a 2 1/4 % gain YTD.  The US markets were … Continue reading

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August 2017 Update

*** A Magical Summer *** August Results All markets posted small gains for the month of August resulting in YTD being almost identical to July YTD.  The TSX is in a small loss position for the year and the two … Continue reading

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July 2017 Update

Travelling with grandchildren – Regina *** July Results The Canadian market continues an anemic year with the YTD TSX still negative.  My Canadian portfolio is still outperforming the TSX with a three quarter point gain for the month and over … Continue reading

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June 2017 Update

*** Grampa Time in California Grampa watches the boys in California, while mom and dad take a well-earned vacation. *** June Results June was a mixed month on the markets.  The Canadian market dropped by over 1% while the US … Continue reading

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