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The Stingy News Weekly (08/16/2009)

"If the job has been correctly done when a common stock is
purchased, the time to sell it is almost never."  - Philip Fisher


Stingy Links
http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/articles/articlearchive.shtml

What would Warren do?
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200909/warren-buffett
"More like the early Christians in pagan Rome than the millions
of Muslims thronging Mecca, Buffett's hard-core 'value investors'
are few, and in many ways, their entire lives run against the
grain of the dominant culture. Only here in Omaha, for one
weekend a year, are they a majority. The meeting, with its
quasi-ritual speeches, canonical stories and jokes, and the fellowship of
other value investors, helps to brace them against a society that
almost actively rejects their austere financial philosophy."

Help with unwinding loved one's estate
https://secure.globeadvisor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/gam/20090813/RCESTNICK13ART1853
"We then started talking about the work that it can be to look
after an estate after someone has passed away. Not the most
uplifting conversation, I know, but Nancy had questions, because her
mother had just passed away, leaving her and her brother to look
after the estate. Here's a checklist of important financial
issues to deal with when someone passes away."

The three-dimensional portfolio
https://secure.globeadvisor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/gam/20090727/RETFS27ART1854
"Here's a mind-blowingly simple answer to the basic but crucial
question of how many securities are required for a properly
diversified portfolio. Three. You read that right. If you're
portfolio building with exchange-traded funds (ETFs), three are all you
need for a lifetime of diversified investing."

It's easy to front-run a TIPS ETF
http://www.businessinsider.com/its-easy-to-front-run-tips-etfs-2009-8
"Seeking a safe haven from inflation, this year investors have
stashed $5.6 billion into the iShares Barclays Treasury Inflation
Protected Securities ETF (TIP). Problem is, this ETF may not be
the safe haven they expect."

Toxic loans topping 5%
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aTTT9jivRIWE
"More than 150 publicly traded U.S. lenders own nonperforming
loans that equal 5 percent or more of their holdings, a level that
former regulators say can wipe out a bank.s equity and threaten
its survival."

Do your legwork before hiring an adviser
https://secure.globeadvisor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/gam/20090723/RCARRICK23ART19002
"There's a kind of investment risk that is statistically very
rare, but crushing if it happens to you. It's called adviser risk
and, thanks to coverage of the scheme allegedly perpetrated by
Montreal financial adviser Earl Jones, we have a horrifying view
of what it means. As much as $30-million to $50-million belonging
to Mr. Jones's clients, many of them seniors, has allegedly
disappeared. Some victims are looking at having to sell their
homes, while others have had to rely on food banks to get by."

Free money! Honest
http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2009/07/27/63036/free-money-honest/
"The financial world's attention may be on the high frequency
trading programmes employed by numerous banks and hedge funds. But
there is another story. Algorithmic trading, by eliminating the
human touch, presents an uncomfortably tempting proposition to
the retail investor. One area where this is clearly becoming
evident is in the loosely regulated spot foreign exchange market.
Scores and scores of products claiming to have the ability to make
you money while you sleep, with no need for financial knowledge
at all, are hitting the marketplace."

Flipping out
http://www.thebigmoney.com/articles/hey-wait-minute/2009/07/28/flipping-out
"Yet recent research into coin flips has discovered that the laws
of mechanics determine the outcome of coin tosses: The
startling finding is they aren't random. Instead, for natural flips, the
chance of a coin coming up on the same side as it started is
about 51 percent. Heads facing up predicts heads; tails facing up
predicts tails."

Theory of games and economic misbehavior
http://www.edge.org/documents/archive/edge295.html
""I refuse to accept however, the stupidity of the Stock Exchange
boys, as an explanation of the trend of stocks," wrote John von
Neumann to Stanislaw Ulam, on December 9, 1939. "Those boys are
stupid alright, but there must be an explanation of what
happens, which makes no use of this fact.""

The next great bailout
http://money.cnn.com/2009/07/29/news/economy/fixing_social_security.fortune/index.htm?postversion=2009073009
"In Washington these days, the only topics of discussion seem to
be how many trillions to throw at health care and the recession,
and whom on Wall Street to pillory next. But watch out. Lurking
just below the surface is a bailout candidate that may soon
emerge like the great white shark in Jaws: Social Security."




Tip Sheet
http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/tipsheet.shtml

Weekend Vids
http://www.ndir.com/SI/strategy/tipsheet/06-28-2009-Weekend-Vids.shtml
A little collection of interesting videos and lectures.




DOW 30 Value Screens
http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy.shtml 

High Dividend Yield Stocks                   P/E P/B P/S P/D Yield
============================================ === === === === =====
AT&T  (T)                                     4   4   3   5    5
Verizon  (VZ)                                 3   4   4   5    5
EI DuPont  (DD)                               1   2   3   5    5
Merck  (MRK)                                  5   2   1   5    5
Pfizer  (PFE)                                 3   4   2   5    5
Kraft  (KFT)                                  4   4   4   4    4
Chevron  (CVX)                                5   4   5   4    4
Caterpillar  (CAT)                            2   2   5   4    4
Boeing  (BA)                                  3   1   5   4    4
McDonald's  (MCD)                             3   1   2   4    4
More Info: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/dogs.shtml 

Value Ratio Stocks                           P/E P/B P/S P/D  VR
============================================ === === === === =====
AT&T  (T)                                     4   4   3   5   1.9
Chevron  (CVX)                                5   4   5   4   2.1
Merck  (MRK)                                  5   2   1   5   2.3
Verizon  (VZ)                                 3   4   4   5   2.4
Kraft  (KFT)                                  4   4   4   4   3.3
Pfizer  (PFE)                                 3   4   2   5   3.4
Procter & Gamble  (PG)                        4   4   2   4   3.6
General Electric  (GE)                        5   5   4   3   3.7
Boeing  (BA)                                  3   1   5   4   3.9
Johnson & Johnson  (JNJ)                      4   2   2   3   4.0
More Info: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/valueratio.shtml 

Graham Stocks                            P/E P/B P/D   G$   dG$(%)
======================================== === === === ====== ======
Travelers  (TRV)                          5   5   2   65.97  39.63
Chevron  (CVX)                            5   4   4   89.72  30.73
General Electric  (GE)                    5   5   3   17.29  24.21
AT&T  (T)                                 4   4   5   27.59   8.42
Walt Disney  (DIS)                        2   5   1   26.58   2.79
Bank of America  (BAC)                    1   5   1   17.65   1.48
More Info: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/graham.shtml 



S&P/TSX60 Value Screens
http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy.shtml 

High Dividend Yield Stocks              P/E P/B P/S P/C P/D Yield*
======================================= === === === === === ======
BCE (BCE)                                2   4   4   5   5    5
Telus (T)                                5   4   4   4   5    5
Bank of Montreal (BMO)                   2   3   3   4   5    5
Transalta (TA)                           2   3   3   4   5    5
CIBC (CM)                                1   2   3   5   5    5
TransCanada (TRP)                        3   4   2   3   5    5
Shaw Comm Cl.B (SJR.B)                   3   1   2   3   5    5
Sun Life (SLF)                           1   5   3   2   5    5
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS)                3   2   3   5   5    5
National Bank of Canada (NA)             3   3   3   2   4    4
More Info: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/dogs.shtml 

Value Ratio Stocks                       P/E P/B P/S P/C P/D  VR
======================================== === === === === === =====
Telus (T)                                 5   4   4   4   5   1.7
Weston George (WN)                        5   5   5   3   3   1.9
Encana (ECA)                              5   4   3   4   4   2.1
Enbridge (ENB)                            5   2   4   2   4   2.8
TransCanada (TRP)                         3   4   2   3   5   2.9
Husky Energy (HSE)                        4   3   4   4   4   2.9
Bank of Montreal (BMO)                    2   3   3   4   5   3.1
Bombardier Cl.B (BBD.B)                   5   1   5   4   3   3.2
Shaw Comm Cl.B (SJR.B)                    3   1   2   3   5   3.2
BCE (BCE)                                 2   4   4   5   5   3.2
More Info: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/valueratio.shtml 

Graham Stocks                            P/E P/B P/D   G$   dG$(%)
======================================== === === === ====== ======
Weston George (WN)                        5   5   3  106.15  92.31
Talisman Energy (TLM)                     5   3   2   27.53  56.93
Encana (ECA)                              5   4   4   84.45  49.31
Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ)          5   2   1   84.85  32.12
Telus (T)                                 5   4   5   42.49  23.98
Biovail (BVF)                             5   3   3   18.29  20.00
Petro Canada (PCA)                        4   4   3   54.44  19.64
Yamana Gold Inc. (YRI)                    3   5   1   11.86  19.21
Agrium (AGU)                              5   3   1   63.15  18.59
Inmet Mining (IMN)                        3   5   1   53.56  13.96
Canadian Tire (CTC.A)                     4   4   2   65.73  11.03
Thomson Reuters (TRI)                     3   5   4   38.37   8.02
Canadian Pacific Rail (CP)                3   4   3   57.19   7.90
Husky Energy (HSE)                        4   3   4   31.82   2.78
Metro-Richelieu Cl.A (MRU.A)              4   3   2   36.49   2.31
Loblaw (L)                                4   4   3   33.51   1.79
TransCanada (TRP)                         3   4   5   31.99   1.58
More Info: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/graham.shtml 

*Notes: http://www.stingyinvestor.com/SI/strategy/notes.shtml 


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