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A potential Turnaround stock

May. 16, 2019   Category: Turnarounds

In One Up on Wall Street, Peter Lynch speaks of his investment in companies that have gone bankrupt. One example, Chrysler, is striking for its […]

A fast moving cyclical stock

May. 6, 2019   Category: Cyclicals

When you invest in cyclicals, timing is important. In One Up on Wall Street, Lynch says, “Timing is everything in cyclicals, and you have to […]

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3 companies with large cash positions

May. 3, 2019   Category: Asset Plays

In One Up on Wall Street, Peter Lynch talks about cash position. Specifically, he cites his investment in Ford. “Ford’s stock had moved from $4/share […]

401K and RRSP tax deadlines coming up

Feb. 25, 2019   Category: Education

For all the Canadian subscribers to the Peter Lynch Investor, here’s a gentle reminder to contribute to your RRSP before March 1, 2019.  RRSP deadline […]

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The advantage of being an unsophisticated investor

Jan. 19, 2019   Category: Education, Stocks

No one could accuse me of being a sophisticated investor. I don’t have an M.B.A. I never studied accounting. I’ve never worked on Wall Street […]

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A free app that makes stock valuation easy

Jan. 13, 2019   Category: Education, Resources, Valuation

In Peter Lynch’s book, he discusses the idea of valuation. He has a few different ways of doing it. The Peter Lynch Method One way […]

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One big investment decision I regret

Jan. 10, 2019   Category: Education, index funds

One big investment decision I regret is not starting sooner. If you’ve ever looked at a chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Average over a […]

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Should you sell your shares in Apple?

Jan. 7, 2019   Category: Education, Stocks

My mother asked me this question a couple of days ago. Shares in Apple dropped 10%. Tim Cook admitted iPhone sales in China were poor. […]

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Best and Worst stocks of 2018

Dec. 27, 2018   Category: Stocks, Year-in-Review

This is a fortuitous time to be looking back at 2018’s best and worst stocks. As I write this the Dow Jones has dropped over […]

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What to do when the stock market falls

Nov. 3, 2018   Category: Education

Recently the stock market has been hit hard. It’s been up and down by hundreds of points a day. That can be a little scary. […]