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Apple wowed investors recently, crossing a threshold many thought would never happen. In passing the $1 trillion, Apple became the most successful modern company in the history of the world. But while the news has been laser focused on Apple’s most recent success, they’re not stopping there. On September 12, people around the globe are […]

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On Friday File: From Weed to Shining Sea

Great write up as per usual Travis. I listen to a number of financial podcasts as well and also like invest like the best as well as rule breakers which put me onto sea limited a few weeks back. One of my favourite podcasts that has been playing on m[...]

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On Friday File: A Hodgepodge of Earnings

Thanks Travis, i held the UK shares.[...]

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On Friday File: A Hodgepodge of Earnings

Hi Travis quick quesion on my GAN shares, they went to zero in my brokerage account on the day of conversion but haven't re-appeared as the new Nasdaq listing. I havent had a response from the broker but i was under the impression that this should have ha[...]

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On De-teasing Gilder's "Don't buy 5G Stocks, Buy 15G Instead" pitch

Not really small cap but MRVL still keeps getting plugged as a 5g winner. I know it was a solved teaser pitch late last year but do you have any updated thoughts on that?[...]

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On Friday File: Cheap Insurance and Expensive Silver

Hi Travis, great write up as usual. I have a quick gold related question ( if you could kindly endulge my very amateur and long winded thoughts. ) Regarding a royalty stock taking your favourite sandstorm as an example i'm struggling to understand why[...]

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On Friday File: Buying and Selling (at a Social Distance)

Hi Travis, I see from your list that you've also been buying Amazon, any reason for the preference in this as compared to say google?[...]

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On Friday File: Panic in the time of Purell

Thanks all for clarifying. It is more my gold stocks that I was expecting to do better when the markets go south but your explanations make sense.[...]

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On Friday File: Panic in the time of Purell

Great write up as usual Travis. I am however a bit confused about the gold sell off . I would have expected with increased stimulus and both rates and stocks falling that gold would be acting inversely and going up but it seems to be acting in tande[...]

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On Annual Review Part One

Ive just got to say that is a brilliant question. I sat down over the christmas break and did the exact same calculation on my own portfolio. I think Travis's sums would make a far better, successful and happier read than mine [...]

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On Friday File: "Amazon-Like Profit Profile Could Double Investors’ Money Again This Year"

Hi Travis firstly it’s good to have you back. On fairfax India I’ve owned the stock for a couple of years ( loss making ones so far )but have become increasingly concerned about the fees paid to the main fairfax group. Doesn’t this leave the st[...]

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On Friday File: Buy What You Like, Not What You're Sold

Hi Travis great write up as usual. Regarding your gaming plays i know you spread the risk by investing in activition, EA sports and MTG but is there any particular reason why you discounted Take-Two Interactive from the list? Is it that you dont thi[...]

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On What's the Apple "Hail Mary" Stock Teased by the Motley Fool?

Just going purely on your solved teasers for the last few years the Motley fool appears to be one of the better stock picking services around. Their stock picks usually seem reasonable and well backed up and some have obviously had blow out returns (and I[...]

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On Friday File: Pot Dividend Surges, plus thoughts on gold and "bargains"

Hi Travis, great feedback as usual. As I know you previosly owned Franco-Nevada do you personally not see that as a good play on rising gold prices ( i cant rememer why you originally sold out of them)? do you just believe that sandstorm and potentially[...]

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On Nova-X Report's "Productivity Supercharger" Stock

Great write up as usual Travis. As you mention it been tipped by a few newsletters before have you previously looked at the stock? Have you considered buying previously or did it slip under the radar?[...]

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On A Cube, a Metal Pole, and an "Absolute Killing"

Hi travis as you mentioned Qualcomm what are your thoughts on the settlement and the impact it will have on that company going forwards? It presumeably also means bad news for most of their competitors.[...]

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On Friday File: We're All Doomed! Maybe!

Just a quick point on the future of tv streaming subscriptions, i don't know whether this trend is common wcorldwide ( i live in the uk) but speaking of my kids, their friends ( 7 and 10 age range ) and neices and nephews ranging from 6-15 they almost ex[...]

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On Friday File: "Forever Royalties," plus TTD and IQ earnings updates

Hi Travis with a stock like TTD where you've made an excellent profit do you think about selling any to cover your initial outlay ( and possibly buying them back in the dips) or are you concerned that this will rise further and you'll miss out on bigger ga[...]

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On Friday File: Annual Review completed, Plus a New Special Situation

Thanks Travis fantastic review as always. Once the initial realisation dawns that most of the teasers are not going to make you a overnight millionaire its the Friday file I look forward to most. Quick question, you mention the Dodge and Cox fund that you[...]

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On Friday File: Annual Review pt. 2, FANG and TOAST

Hi travis, when a stock hits a stop loss how do you evaluate how much to sell? For momentum stocks you have lost faith in do you sell all and just leave your profits in for others that you are more positive about? I was just surprised you sold out of all t[...]

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On Microblog: Dr. Richard Smith's Tradestops

Is there any updates on the issues mentioned above? I wanted to know what the difference was between basic and plus, has anyone tried the basic version? for the small portfolio im building it seems expensive and you don't appear to get the ssi which seems [...]

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