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7 points of Due Diligence (video)

7 points of Due Diligence (video)

Here I outline the 7 points of Due Diligence when selecting a business to invest in. It goes over the 7 points which are financial health of a companies balance sheet, cash flow generation of a company, stock valuation ratios, fair value of a companies stock, dividend evaluation, qualitative information and technical analysis. The full […]

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StockStory 2016 performance (video)

StockStory 2016 performance (video)

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.  

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Managing My Portfolio For Stock Market Risk (Video)

Managing My Portfolio For Stock Market Risk (Video)

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 […]

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Stress Free Value Investing in Cancun (Video)

Stress Free Value Investing in Cancun

Enjoying a vacation south of Cancun. Do it yourself value investing’s long term approach and margin of safety make vacations stress free. Plus the stock market has had big gains this week. Love it.  

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Why Investing for Myself? (video)

Why invest for myself

Two videos covering four great reasons why I invest for myself. Compares mutual funds, etf’s and stockpicking. Do it yourself investing does not have to be hard and even using low cost etf’s can help returns.     Story on why invest for myself

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Welcome to StockStory (video)

Welcome to StockStory

  Introduction to Doug and experience in value investing with an overview of value investing learned from experience and from reading resources like Intelligent Investor book. References included to Warren Buffet, Benjamin Graham and David Tepper Lessons learned and about StockStory.ca site.

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Apple Computers: Time to be Greedy While others are Fearful

Apple iBook and iPhne

It appears the market is afraid of a possible slowdown in Apple’s (AAPL) growth in their next earnings and has dropped the stock from the $130s in 2015  to below $94 in Feb of 2016 for a drop of 20%. In my opinion this is shortsighted and speculating rather than investing. It is time for […]

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Six Things I Look For in a Dividend Stock

finding dividend stocks

Finding a great dividend growth stock will pay off for years to come. Investors who bought MacDonalds (MCD) in 1990 would find their dividend paying well over 50% on their original investment every year since 2010. Also the company continues to raise it’s dividend so this return keeps growing regardless of what the stock price […]

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