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[Merged] Another bloody red day on the TSX

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Oct 11th, 2018 11:51 pm
Why no indexing in non-registered accounts?
Because of ACB tracking?
Our first original non-registered account of individual equities was started in the early 80's long before index funds/ETF's were available. This is our second non-registered portfolio now all individual Canadian dividend stocks, sector diversified and started in 2003. Portfolio one was sold in 1999 to pay for a large down payment on our house. I didn't want a repeat of the same portfolio contents in the RRSP's and TFSA's so back in 2010 they were converted to all global couch potato's. All the portfolios including the non-registered are super easy to run in any kind of market. The same value investing thought process is applied to each. Whichever sector is down in the non-registered account gets any new investment money, Same in the registered except it's whatever asset class is lagging gets the money thrown at it. Even though there's 27 Canadian company stocks in the non-registered, I don't trade much so the number of ACB's that have to be calculated from this portfolio each year are fairly small.
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alanbrenton wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 1:21 pm
Hoping Jerry is away on holidays today.
Nah, saw his sad face in What are you buying? thread this morning:
jerryhung wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 10:57 am
pretty sad to see 52w Low alerts for BNS (and BCE), or in general well-run Canadian large caps tanking
while Weed/MJ stocks pops all the time
Gonna call him Eeyore as he never seems to be happy with anything.. :)
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freilona wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 1:25 pm
Nah, saw his sad face in What are you buying? thread this morning:



Gonna call him Eeyore as he never seems to be happy with anything.. :)
No wonder the markets are going an about turn...
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alanbrenton wrote:
Oct 11th, 2018 3:04 pm
Why do the big moves up (reversal) or down usually happen past 3 pm?
US bond market mark their books at 3pm ET. Indexers are active. 3:45pm deadline for Mkt on Close orders etc.
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freilona wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 2:23 pm
Found the possible answer in unexpected place: Margin Call: Burst Of Sell Orders At 2:43PM Was Highest Since The Flash Crash
This is a great example of why these automated algorithm-based trades should be banned, at least in highly volatile periods. All they do is create extrapolate massive volatility. Commentator on CNBC was saying same thing this morning, these computerized trades without any human thought are becoming absolutely ridiculous.
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torcraw2014 wrote:
Oct 12th, 2018 3:49 pm
This is a great example of why these automated algorithm-based trades should be banned, at least in highly volatile periods. All they do is create extrapolate massive volatility. Commentator on CNBC was saying same thing this morning, these computerized trades without any human thought are becoming absolutely ridiculous.
That would seem a little disingenuous, if you benefit from them on the way up, why should you not pay on the way down?
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Sea of red today, gave back everything I made yesterday. :(
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jerryhung wrote:
Oct 18th, 2018 9:33 am
so many of my TSX long holdings are hitting 52w lows DAILY, insane

Oil names - BTE and etc...
Material names - HBM, FM, you name it
Paper/Pulp - WFT

Uninvestable market for sure
NFI was also 52 week low for few hours I believe.

Unrelated, was going to wait until ENB falls below 40, but that might take a while, maybe I will move buy to below 42.
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USA up - Canada and rest of world don't go up much

USA down (finally catching up with the world) - the world still drops

It's a Lose (less)-Lose (more) game, trade war, no thanks to Trump
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