Real Estate bubbles in Toronto and Vancouver, high debt to GDP, high housing prices to median incomes and bank news have spooked me. As a result I have sold all my Canadian Banks and Home Capital Group. Debt/GDP-http://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/canadas-record-household-debt-is-threatening-its-financial-stability-global-bankers-fear Percentage of median income to afford real estate: https://opentextbc.ca/geography/chapter/case-study-2-2/ Median Real Estate Price to median incomes: […]
A look at the StockStory portfolio asset allocations and holdings for March 11, 2017 Slide show is available below without narration.
A look back on the performance of 2016 and the last five years in comparison with the S&P 500 as well as the Toronto Stock Exchange TSX composite.
Markets overshoot both to the upside and the downside. I re balance my portfolio allocations of equities and cash depending on which side they are on. I do this to preserve capital and have cash for corrections or crashes that give me better stock prices. As Buffet says I want be greedy when others are […]
This is a breakdown of my portfolio including performance, asset allocation, sector allocation and holdings (1% of portfolio minimum) at the end of the day February 24, 2016. Performance: includes dividends and exchange to Canadian dollars for U.S. account. Here are our returns to date along with the S&P 500 and the Canadian Market represented […]
From the time I have started investing I have been diversifying my portfolio significantly holding 40 to 50 stocks with all positions under 5% of the portfolio. This is what they tell you you should do and this is what I did. Diversification is supposed to protect downdraft but what about upside? I really needed […]
Here is a breakdown of my portfolio including performance, asset allocation, sector allocation and holdings (2% of portfolio minimum) at the end of the day January 15, 2016. Performance: includes dividends and exchange to Canadian dollars for U.S. account. The allocation helps the portfolio reduce the downdraft compared to fully invested. Of course it means […]