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February 2008

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Kenya Government Agrees to Power Sharing Deal

February 28, 2008 – Comments (3)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7268903.stm

This makes kenya an amazing investment opportunity.  How would one go about getting their money into play on the Nairobi Stock Exchange?

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Canadian Tax Free Saving Account

February 26, 2008 – Comments (4)

The new Federal budget will include the following:  [more]

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MIT Sloan business school Free MBA courses

February 26, 2008 – Comments (0)

http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Sloan-School-of-Management/15-433InvestmentsSpring2003/CourseHome/index.htm

This link takes you to the MIT Sloan Business School's course on investments.  It is very comprehensive.

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Record Wheat Prices

February 26, 2008 – Comments (1)

Fresh records for price of wheat Rising wheat prices are contributing to food inflationWheat prices have hit record levels as supplies dwindle, raising concerns about growing food inflation.

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) wheat for delivery in March rose the maximum 90 cents allowed to $11.99 a bushel in electronic trading in Asia.   [more]

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Top Ten Highest Rated New Players

February 22, 2008 – Comments (3)

Today I cracked the top ten highest rated new players list.  Unfortunately most of my rating comes from accuracy points from active picks that are below +5% so I can't lock them in.  The SP 500 should continues it's upward ride and gets above 1400 which will let me lock in the points from all my municipal bond picks..

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Prenventing Obesity does not lead to health care cost reductions

February 20, 2008 – Comments (1)

Although effective obesity prevention leads to a decrease in costs of obesity-related diseases, this decrease is offset by cost increases due to diseases unrelated to obesity in life-years gained. Obesity prevention may be an important and cost-effective way of improving public health, but it is not a cure for increasing health expenditures.  [more]

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Random Musings

February 20, 2008 – Comments (2)

The way I organise my picks is through the length of the pick.  The picks that I am uncertain of I give a 3-week or 3-month rating, If I feel pretty good about a pick I'll give it a 1 year rating and if I am dead certain it gets the 5 year tag.  [more]

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Shorting municipal bonds

February 19, 2008 – Comments (1)

Tonight I'm shorting about 60 different closed funds that invest in municipal bonds.  The advantage to municipal bonds is that the interest they earn is not taxed.  The securities investments in my caps account are not taxed either so that advantage is neutralized.  [more]

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Find me a summer job in Toronto

February 19, 2008 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: RY , TD , CM

Hi CAPS community,  [more]

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