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  • Dividend Investors Should Get Ready To Load Up [View article]
    always nice to have a shopping list ready to go for times like these
    Dec 30, 2012. 11:03 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Blue-Chip Stock Failure Is Tolerable [View article]
    no, DJIA is not a listing of 30 blue chips. you dont seem to understand the original concept of blue chip.

    DJIA is a listing that is supposed to represent the breadth of the US economy. that by definition means it can not be entirely composed of blue chips.
    Dec 26, 2012. 09:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Blue-Chip Stock Failure Is Tolerable [View article]
    im referring to the 21 companies in the original comment by the SA poster, not the stocks listed by the author (pretty sure he didnt even list 21 stocks)
    Dec 26, 2012. 09:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Blue-Chip Stock Failure Is Tolerable [View article]
    out of the 21 companies named, not a single one is even a real blue chip company. the term blue chip and large cap is used to interchangeably these days. blue chip is supposed to refer to non-cyclical companies with well known brands, that have relatively stable earnings that do well in good and bad times. that basically rules out US banks & financials (canadian banks could be considered, as the regulatory environment is totally different here), rails, airlines, commodities companies.

    not many dividend growth investors would be too heavily invested in that list of 21 anyway. that poster is essentially cherry picking examples of failure from the past. not much different than a DGI who cherry picks success stories like MCD, KO, etc.

    as you mentioned in your article, DGIs tend to get their income from diverse sources. its not a huge deal if some dont work out.
    Dec 25, 2012. 10:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Build On Your Dividend Growth Portfolio's Core To Meet Current Retirement Goals [View article]
    great article on portfolio construction. i always felt this is an often under-appreciated aspect of investing :)
    Dec 17, 2012. 11:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Bullish Signs In A Sea Of Negativity [View article]
    simple. valuations in 2000 vs valuations now
    Dec 8, 2012. 11:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Bearish Signs In A Sea Of Negativity [View article]
    move in CNR (CNI on NYSE) seems to indicate a rail turn though
    Dec 8, 2012. 11:47 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel's Dividend Safe, Even If It Seems Too Good To Be True [View article]
    i visit computer parts stores now and then with my bf (he's into that stuff, im more of a shoes girl) and you'd be surprised what kind of people are buying from those stores nowadays. its the same crowd that used to buy systems from Dell, HP, Compaq, etc.

    those stores like NCIX, Canada Computers, they can build desktops for a lot less than buying from Dell or HP. their laptop/tablet offerings from Asus, Acer, etc, are also cheaper.

    dont get me wrong, i have iPad, iPhone but to do good old fashioned productive work, i still need a laptop or desktop. but between my bf and the parts stores, i doubt i will ever again buy either of those from HP or Dell
    Nov 20, 2012. 06:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel's Dividend Safe, Even If It Seems Too Good To Be True [View article]
    i believe INTC is one of the few companies not already fully involved in mobile that are set up well to become involved. they have competitive advantages that are not easily replicated, or eroded. it will help them break into and be competitive in any market they choose to enter

    being able to buy this stock at a 4.6% dividend yield is crazy. even during 2009 the dividend yield at the bottom for the stock was about 4.7%
    Nov 20, 2012. 10:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Potential Value Mirage In Western Union [View article]
    i read the article and came away more bullish than i was before on WU, at least at $12
    Nov 20, 2012. 10:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel's Dividend Safe, Even If It Seems Too Good To Be True [View article]
    great article! picked some up for myself and my parents around $20 :)
    Nov 19, 2012. 11:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • In addition to its quarterly dividend announcement, Nike (NKE) announces a two-for-one split of both its Class A and Class B Common shares. The split will be in the form of a 100% stock dividend payable on December 24, to shareholders of record at the close of business December 10. Upon completion, the outstanding shares of Nike Class A and Class B common stock will increase to approximately 178M and 720M, respectively. The company expects its common stock to begin trading at the split-adjusted price on December 26. Shares +1.3% AH. [View news story]
    i actually know people who do not buy a certain stock because price is too high. makes no sense i know
    Nov 15, 2012. 09:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's: Are The Golden Arches Tarnishing Or Should You Buy The Dip? [View article]
    that makes no sense at all. even if EPS drops 30%, MCD dividend is more than adequately covered.
    Nov 9, 2012. 02:01 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Royal Bank Of Canada: A Desirable Cornerstone Investment [View article]
    i believe it should be 15%? At least as a Canadian, my US investments dividends have 15% withholding.

    if you hold it inside 401k, the US equivalent of RRSP, the withholding is not taken, as it falls under a preferential tax treaty Canada has with the US. same for vice versa (canadians holding US stocks inside RRSP)
    Nov 8, 2012. 09:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Royal Bank Of Canada: A Desirable Cornerstone Investment [View article]
    Vancouver is more bubbly than Toronto. Vancouver might be a nice place to live if you have a lot of money already, but Toronto actually has the income to support the RE prices. the same job in Toronto will pay 15-20% less in Vancouver.

    RY is the bank most exposed to canadian real estate slowdown. if someone thinks canadian RE will slow or crash, RY is something to stay away from.
    Nov 8, 2012. 09:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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