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  • Attractive Dividend Yields In Canadian Stocks [View article]
    That is true unless you are subject to the alternative minimum tax, in which case you won't get it all back.

    Also, Canada does not take the tax out for some qualified tax-deferred accounts (part of the tax treaty). But you should check on your particular account before putting Canadian shares in.
    Aug 21 03:04 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Attractive Dividend Yields In Canadian Stocks [View article]
    You forgot to mention that Canada takes the taxes from the dividend payments as they are paid. The current tax rate is 15% for U.S. citizens. Without the tax treaty with the U.S., the rate would be 25%.
    Aug 21 01:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • An 8% Yielder With A Big Bet On The Eagle Ford [View article]
    The new contracts should help that situation.
    Aug 20 06:48 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. drivers are paying an average of $3.72/gallon today for gasoline, the highest price ever on this date and even higher than the $3.717 average on Aug. 20, 2008, AAA reports. Prices range from a low of $3.43 in South Carolina to $4.32 in Hawaii. Arizona, Mississippi and New Mexico also have average prices below $3.50; California and Illinois are above $4/gallon. [View news story]
    Heres a recent ranking of gasoline prices by country: http://bloom.bg/Rx1gJn. The high prices in many places are more influenced by taxes than by the fuel cost.
    Aug 20 03:42 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Goldman Sachs (GS) cut its holdings of Italian sovereign debt by 92% in Q2, according to its 10-Q, with credit-derivative positions actaully giving the firm a near-$1B short exposure. Caveat emptor - as Goldman was getting short, the sales team was busy recommending Italian paper to clients. [View news story]
    And you are surprised that they were recommending the position they were actively shorting? Business as usual at Goldman Sachs.
    Aug 9 01:33 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Buy A Great Canadian Oil Company At A 34% Discount [View article]
    Your broker should be able to buy shares on the TSX. Better than using pink sheets.
    Aug 8 06:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • An International Bank Actually Worth Owning [View article]
    High inflation for the peso and capital controls are already in place. Foreign investment has all but dried up and Cristina wonders why.

    I wouldn't invest in Argentina now. After they collapse again, maybe land in the pampas.
    Aug 6 05:58 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    They trade in the U.S. and so are subject to the SEC regulations.
    Aug 6 12:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Income Investors Should Still Be Buying Equities [View article]
    I agree, its better to file in his case. Even if he owes nothing.
    Aug 2 09:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Income Investors Should Still Be Buying Equities [View article]
    If you are 54 and this is the first year you haven't filed in a long time you may trigger an IRS audit.
    Jul 31 05:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intelligent REITs Qualifying As Dividend Aristocrats [View article]
    WRE just cut its dividend by 31%. So much for it being in the "dividend aristocrat" category.
    Jul 27 01:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • During a lively Q2 earnings call (live blog), Zynga (ZNGA) partly attributed its poor results/guidance to changes made to Facebook's app discovery platform that favor newer games. Those changes led to a 34% Y/Y drop in users for live games. Zynga was also quick to blame $210M acquisition Draw Something, and is hoping online gambling (international markets launch in 1H13) will give it a lift. CEO Mark Pincus is drawing heat for selling $200M in stock in March. ZNGA -37.8%. FB -8%.  [View news story]
    Seems like Pincus sold at the right time.
    Jul 25 06:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Cisco (CSCO) announces across-the-board layoffs of 6,500 employees, representing 9% of its regular full-time workforce. The cuts include a 15% reduction at the VP level and above, plus an additional 2,100 employees who elected to participate in a voluntary early retirement program. Shares -0.1% AH.  [View news story]
    About $38 million last year. Places him in the top-10 CEOs: http://bit.ly/P5nLRE
    Jul 23 06:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Implications Of A Summer Drought [View article]
    For the affected farmers this is a losing situation. If you don't have product to sell, the price doesn't matter to you.
    Jul 19 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    But interestingly, China continues to have corruption problems despite the application of the death penalty. I guess its like the illegal drug trade, very high risk but very high reward and someone is always willing to "go all-in."
    Jul 19 08:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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