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Month: February 2018

BNN Top Picks – Hap Sneddon

BNN Top Picks – Hap Sneddon

From yesterday’s Top Pick Show with Hap Sneddon . His picks: 1. XBM-T – Base Metal Ishares tracking S &P snd TSX. Hap has a personal stake in it . This is a short term (3 month ) base metal play . 2. Shopify ( shop.to) – At recent highs for the stock . I normally don’t like to buy stocks at its height , but that can mean I miss run ups . Hap has personal stake in it…

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New Orleans Bars

New Orleans Bars

When I was researching New Orleans I came across a site that listed the oldest bars in New Orleans.  I have always liked to visit places with history . Places that has been around for decades/centuries.  Naturally I decided to make a stop at each of the bars posted on the site. The Five Oldest Bars in New Orleans are : Laffite’s Blacksmith Shop 1761 Tujague’s 1856 Old Absinthe House 1890 Arnaud’s 1918 Henry’s Uptown Bar 1900 The first four…

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Sunday Blues !

Sunday Blues !

Today is not officially a Sunday – but lately I been regretting Sundays with a passion.  The day before the start of the work week . I wanted to find a way to make myself feel better about Sundays. I googled for Ted talks about Sunday night blues – I always find Ted talks helps me feel better whenever I am feeling down. I came across this Ted talk called : A Cure for the Sunday Night Blues by Maneesh…

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BNN Top Picks

BNN Top Picks

I watch BNN’s Top Picks daily to get possible ideas for short term and long term investing ideas.  Last week I watched David Baskin on Top Picks. These were his picks . From his segment : Keyera Pipeline ( KEY.To) . The dividend  yield is 5.2% . The price at the time of the show is $32.37. It currently has 11 buys and 4 holds. The price target from Baskin is $42.64. He personally owns shares in this company, and…

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Long Term Investing – Hudson Bay [ HBC.TO ]

Long Term Investing – Hudson Bay [ HBC.TO ]

I think it is time for some long term picks. My current picks for long term have been held for over 6 months and it maybe time to divest some of the picks and buy some new stocks. You have to take profit periodically otherwise you may lose the gains in a market correction. I watch BNN regularly and I am a fan of the Top Picks segment. Elliott Fishman of Scotia Wealth reviewed his past picks as part of Feb…

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Short Term Trade Katanga Mining Limited – Sold [ KAT.TO ]

Short Term Trade Katanga Mining Limited – Sold [ KAT.TO ]

I made a short term buy earlier today of KAT.TO at $1.68.  You can find my post about buying here. The markets were on my side today – The price ran up 8% after I bought the stock.  I sold at $1.74 for a 3.6% return. I could have gotten a higher return if I had held it for longer, however I was happy with my 3.5 % gain and went with the sell. These are the perfect kind of…

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Anthony Bourdain ‘s Layover Show – Restaurants In New York

Anthony Bourdain ‘s Layover Show – Restaurants In New York

I travel frequently to New York for Work and one of my favorite things to do in the evenings is visit different restaurants.  You can find my list of favorite restaurants in New York here . I recently started watching Anthony Bourdain’s Layover show and wanted to collect some restaurants from his New York episode . Here are some places from his show I am going to be trying soon : Bemelmans Bar – The Carlyle ( Hotel )  –…

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Short Term Trade Katanga Mining Limited [ KAT.TO ]

Short Term Trade Katanga Mining Limited [ KAT.TO ]

I have placed a buy order for KAT.TO today for a short term trade . I have been monitoring this stock and it typically pulls back and forth . My strategy is to buy on the dips and sell within a one month period. This can be an extremely risky strategy. I have suffered in my LAT.TO trade this year based on this strategy , however getting in and out quickly is the goal for this year. KAT.TO is a…

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Anthony Bourdain ‘s Layover Restaurants In Toronto

Anthony Bourdain ‘s Layover Restaurants In Toronto

I love watching food shows . One of my favorite shows to watch is Anthony Bourdain’s Layover. I recently watched his layover show on Toronto. Wanted to make a note of some of the places he had visited so I can drop by latter on. Out of 18 places that caught my eye 3 closed, I been to 4 which leaves me with 11 possible places to visit in Toronto. Not bad.   Here goes: Owl of Minerva – Korean Chain…

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Career In Cyber Security

Career In Cyber Security

The last two days I attended a Manager’s offsite at my company and one of the things I learned on my offsite was that there is significant demand for employees in the cyber security space. I have a lot of young cousins who are graduating university ,  based on what I heard, I was recommending this field to them as possible career path. If I was in their role — I would take some courses or a certification and than…

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