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What did you buy? What might you buy??

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MMMM wrote:
Oct 10th, 2018 6:46 pm
TSX has risen 2% or greater roughly 94 times since sept 10 2000. And Feb 12 2016 was the last time the TSX rose >2%. The TSX rose 2.94% a few weeks earlier on Jan 22 2016.Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes
Thanks for the research! I knew it was quite a while ago. Feb 12 2016 was almost 2.5 years ago. =)
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johanscott wrote:
Oct 10th, 2018 11:14 pm
Holy shit my Chinese stocks are dying.
This morning is going to be INTERESTING....
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Holding cash atm and will add some position into blue chip dividend stocks! Safe play.
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johanscott wrote:
Oct 10th, 2018 11:14 pm
Holy shit my Chinese stocks are dying.
Thinking of dumping chinese stocks for the time being, what do you guys think?
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Shaun80 wrote:
Oct 10th, 2018 10:12 am
Good time to buy tech stocks ? Apple Amazon Microsoft Netflix all down
No. Wait for a definite bottom first. Sure you might miss a percent or two on the upside but you might be saving yourself 3 or 4 to the downside.
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cn_habs wrote:
Oct 10th, 2018 10:16 am
This is the 5th day of a slump.

Is this a correction due to constantly rising treasury yields or a great buying opportunity?
A bit of rising rates (but that was really telegraphed to the market for the past 12 months so it shouldn't have been a surprise)... but it might have been an excuse by some to take profits at the beginning and then some of the trading algorithms kicked in and people started to panic by selling their ETFs. Remember that last major adjustment...
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Global markets slump following major selloff on Wall Street
Japan -3.89%.
Hong Kong -3.54%.
China -5.22%.
India -2.17%.
London -1.71%.
Paris -1.39%.
Frankfurt -1.35%.


Wow

Early premarket losers include SQ, AMZN, NFLX

Oct. 11, 2018 5:46 AM ET|By: SA Eli Hoffmann, SA News Editor
Early premarket losers. Lots of tech stocks, oil stocks and miners.

SQ -9.9%. NIO -8.9%. BILI -6%. BZUN -5%. DBX -4.9%. VIPS -4.9%. PDD -4.8%. RIG -4.6%. INFY -4.6%. SMI -4.3%. IQ -4%. SNAP -3.6%. JD -3.3%. BABA -3%. AMD -3%. TEVA -2.75% NVDA -2.6%. MU -2.3%. RIO -2.2%. BHP -2.1%. NFLX -2.1%. BP -2%. AMZN -2%. AAPL -1.7%. FB -1.7%. TSLA -1.36%. CS -1.6%. TWTR -1.6%. TOT -1.5%. MSFT -1.3%.
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What are people targetting to buy today? I am looking at EIF, BCE
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nikels21 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2018 8:04 am
What are people targetting to buy today? I am looking at EIF, BCE
I don't have any funds/margin that I'm comfortable using :( and won't for another month. If I did probably tech (AMZN, TXN) and industrials (CP, ITW).
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Chance7652 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2018 8:29 am
I don't have any funds/margin that I'm comfortable using :( and won't for another month. If I did probably tech (AMZN, TXN) and industrials (CP, ITW).
I have some margin I may use today, although if this is just the beginning I should wait it out and see. Perhaps I’ll dip my toe in?
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treva84 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2018 8:50 am
I have some margin I may use today, although if this is just the beginning I should wait it out and see. Perhaps I’ll dip my toe in?
I think its not a bad idea. If you can save a bit for a couple more buys that might be good in case it keeps going down.
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I added to XAW yesterday (too early, probably), and EIF. Looking to add to BCE, since I don't have enough to DRIP right now.
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HappyDaze wrote:
Oct 11th, 2018 9:09 am
I added to XAW yesterday (too early, probably), and EIF. Looking to add to BCE, since I don't have enough to DRIP right now.
No way to time it at low... so you bought a good ETF on sale :)
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I just added more of SPGI, MA and AMZN for long term hold before running out of cash. Maybe I'll liquidate BIP for immediate USD relief.

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