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I know I should probably talk with an accountant, or maybe even phone CRA and ask these questions (although hopefully I won't find an agent that will tell me one thing, then it's not). I was wondering if in the following situation the HELOC interest is claimable as investment expense when doing taxe...

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The Fed is headed into uncharted territory and it’s fraught with danger http://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/the-fed-is-headed-into-uncharted-territory-and-its-fraught-with-danger Fed plan to reverse QE is fraught with danger http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/06/18/fed-plan-reverse-...

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Hey guys, just wondering if you could do this. I have some US equity stocks in my TFSA that I purchased early on without understanding where to put them. They are currently $500 under market value. I know if I sell them within the TFSA I cannot claim a capital loss. Would it be more tax efficient to...

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The Fed is headed into uncharted territory and it’s fraught with danger http://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/the-fed-is-headed-into-uncharted-territory-and-its-fraught-with-danger Fed plan to reverse QE is fraught with danger http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/06/18/fed-plan-reverse-...

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The Fed is headed into uncharted territory and it’s fraught with danger http://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/the-fed-is-headed-into-uncharted-territory-and-its-fraught-with-danger Fed plan to reverse QE is fraught with danger http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/06/18/fed-plan-reverse-...

etf

Hi is there any leveraged ETF on that Canadian market (TSE) that reflects the value of the US Dollar in CAD terms? Horizon TSE:DLR is the US Dollar ETF. I'm asking is there a 2x or higher version of this ETF on the TSE?

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Figure we may as well have a dedicated discussion on RETAIL sector, from this thread http://forums.redflagdeals.com/what-did-you-buy-what-might-you-buy-1363161/926/#p27901729 I entered today USA DG - they had a good ER and reached $79, only to fall back to 52w low $66 today. It's dollar store (yes t...

investment

I have $27k to invest in my LIRA and was wondering if I should do either: 1) TD e-series funds 2) Mawer funds 3) ZAG/VCN/XAW ETFs I already have RRSP (~$35K) invested in TD e-series funds, therefore I was thinking it would not be wise to invest the $27k LIRA ...

rrsp

I Currently choosed canadian dividend plan for my RRSP savings .. please suggest if i can continue with it or choose other options http://funds.rbcgam.com/pdf/fund-pages/ ... f266_e.pdf

stock

... everyone has their different/own timelines/habits/routines/types. Could you describe what's your typical day like in regards to stock market? 1. Investment type 2. Daily time spent 3. Newsletter subscribed 4. Sites you frequent 5. How many trades on average monthly 6. Habits you developed ...

stocks

Is this really possible at this day and age with High Frequency Trading doing most of buy and sale volume? I do realize that during the commodity rout in late 2015 and early 2016, lots of mining stocks (especially small to mid-cap ones) tanked and people who had done their due diligence were able to...

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So interest rates cannot be lowered much here in Canada (and many European nations) but it can in the States. Would the policy makers just ride it out? 6 red flags for markets from a $160 billion fund manager There are six late-cycle signs that warn of impending risk, says the chief investment offic...

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We would like to set up RESP for our 2 kids with Questrade. We already have other accounts with them so we are familiar how to use it. We are trying to decide if we should open a family account or a separate account for each child. We will have to play a bit of catch up and planning to invest a bit ...

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Hi all! I'm in a bit of a cross-border situation, just moved to New York for work and now looking at my investing portfolio again. I've read numerous articles, but just wanted to make sure I had the right approach to this. I'm hoping there are a few of you that have been in similar situations. My wo...

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Hi all, I am quite new to the investment world. I have this question. When I look under my holdings, I see different price for my holdings than what it is for the stock. For example, Shopify ended at $131.90 yesterday (2nd June) but I see a different number under holdings, i.e. $131.52. Below is the...

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Im in my early 20's and want to get into investing but not really sure where or what to invest. I was thinking of opening a RRSP or a TFSA to save for retirement. could anyone recommend which one is better for someone young and how do i go about doing it anyways, through my bank? Would also like to ...

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I am a Canadian If I purchase the US stock FB (Facebook) will I pay withholding tax when I sell it (assuming it goes up in value)? FB does not pay a dividend. I forgot to mention I would NOT be buying this through an RRSP or TFSA.

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... ROI on them, I am wondering if I should sell or rebalance with another fund, I am just weary we will have a market crash. The funds I own are MF 5011 - ML Balanced 9.3% after 1 Year MF 7141 - ML Fidelity Cdn Large Cap 6.1% after 1 Year MF 8196 - ML US Div Growth Equity 21.6% after 1 Year ML 8452 ...

best

I currently have an account with Ameritrade in the US but I am looking for an online broker in Canada. Would appreciate your opinions on which Canadian online broker is best in terms of service and fees or should I just stay with TD Ameritrade. Thx!

shares

I was researching ENF and I noted that in 2015 and 2016 the shares outstanding exploded (data for Morningstar): http://i.imgur.com/tyKBDOQ.png Does anyone know why? Is it related to the acquisition of green power / liquid pipeline assets from ENB in 2015? I suppose it's probably buried in an ENB ann...

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From 2008: https://www.deepcapture.com/2008/10/the-naked-short-selling-that-toppled-wall-street/ Or has the practiced been stopped in Canada? http://www.iiroc.ca/Documents/2012/7026f168-80c3-45ea-a635-55b8802dbbaf_en.pdf IIROC has taken steps to ...

dividend

I am a Canadian If I purchase the US stock FB (Facebook) will I pay withholding tax when I sell it (assuming it goes up in value)? FB does not pay a dividend. I forgot to mention I would NOT be buying this through an RRSP or TFSA.

usd

So I got 10K USD that I can invest and I'm still thinking what to do with them. Any advice is welcomed. Here are the options I considered: 1. Do nothing. Sit on the cash (bank savings account) and wait for the next market crash ...

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Hi All, I know real estate is a tricky subject in this forum. Let me first say that I do believe the last 18 years of growth is real estate prices in unsustainable. But I also know of many people that have dramatically increased their net worth by riding this wave. As I look to diversity into an inv...

trading

Hi, I've been with Scotia Itrade for a while doing my regular investing and couch potato portfolio. Now I'm getting into option trading and I wasted my time setting it up with Scotia Itrade. Long story short, im looking for a good reliable broker with decent fee and US fund conversion rates. I'm loo...

etfs

Hey all... Have recently changed jobs, meaning I closed out my old work RRSP/defined contribution plan. Sold it all, transferred in cash to a TD Direct Investing Account. So now I need to actually invest the cash. Right now I'm looking at 10% ZAG for Canadian bonds, 30% VCN for Canadian Equity, and ...

how

I mean the capital market desk, how do they earn profit through ETF transactions? By long ETF and short the underlying?

buy

Now that oil looks like it'll slide back down to the $30's............

mutual funds

I am currently with TD and their Mutual Funds have been doing really well. Especially the technology fund. Now, I am thinking if I can do better? or if I should stick with it. This is because I am planning to leave TD because their chequing account fees are pretty high.

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I'm looking for a bare bones simple app or website that will either text me or send an alert to my phone when a stock I pick hits a certain price. This will notify me to enter TDDI and make a trade. I do not want to place limit orders with a long expiry date as I'll lose track of them. For example T...