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June 2014



Sharks, Expensive Smokes, Interest Rates and Nat Gas...

June 30, 2014 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: PM , GMCR , UNG




A Super Cheap Inflation Hedge

June 30, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: BRK-A , SCPZF

I've mentioned a couple of times that I am trying to get into investing in foreign companies and that the first country that I am focusing on is Canada. I have to say that the Canadian newspaper, the Globe and Mail, is one of if not the best newspaper that I have ever come across in terms of providing interesting, actionable investment ideas. It's excellent, even better than the New York Times or Wall Street Journal. I'd put the investment ideas that I've gotten form it on par with Barron's, which I like.  [more]



Special Situation Odds and Ends

June 27, 2014 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: NEE , LSI , MTW

YieldCos continue to be on fire. They're so hot that its difficult for smaller investors like myself to get any shares in the offering, so I did the next best thing and bought the parent company to take advantage of the invcrease in valuation for the the portion that they own and are able to sell assets at high prices to.  [more]



A Power Pop / Oil-by-rail from Canada is going to be huge

June 25, 2014 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: POWR , CNI , CXUSF




After years of waiting, the catalyst is nearly here

June 23, 2014 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: RYN




Adventures in Global Trading Part 2: The Next Big Takeover Target?

June 19, 2014 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: HSH , PPC

Last post I talked about how my global trading account was fully operational and that I was ready to purchase a foreign-listed stock in my first country of interest, Canada.  Well, it has been done.  I would like to welcome a company called Maple Leaf Foods  [MFI.Canada] to my real-world portfolio.  [more]



Yield Co. creation can be a very profitable special situation

June 10, 2014 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: NEE , SUNE , ABGB


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