iShares S&P/TSX Information Technology Capped

XIT-T

Analysis and Opinions about XIT-T

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COMMENT
COMMENT
March 23, 2018

He sees a nice bullish breakout in February and the pullback is interesting for a possible buy-in. He likes the technology sector and sees this ETF as a good proxy.

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He sees a nice bullish breakout in February and the pullback is interesting for a possible buy-in. He likes the technology sector and sees this ETF as a good proxy.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
August 8, 2017

Top Picks tonight are Canadian, because there is so much redundancy in the business. Everybody is 30%-40% financials, 15%-20% energy, 15%-20% materials. Tonight, he has picked some alternatives. The only problem with this is that 50% of it is concentrated in 3 stocks. There is added risk to this because of that concentration.

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Top Picks tonight are Canadian, because there is so much redundancy in the business. Everybody is 30%-40% financials, 15%-20% energy, 15%-20% materials. Tonight, he has picked some alternatives. The only problem with this is that 50% of it is concentrated in 3 stocks. There is added risk to this because of that concentration.

COMMENT
COMMENT
December 2, 2015

There is not a whole lot in this. It is basically just Blackberry (BB-T). He doesn’t use this. There aren’t a lot of things in this that he finds attractive. Not that much diversification.

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There is not a whole lot in this. It is basically just Blackberry (BB-T). He doesn’t use this. There aren’t a lot of things in this that he finds attractive. Not that much diversification.

BUY
BUY
November 11, 2014

This sector is turning into one that is real and investable. He would be there. The sector is working. Technology to him is a dominant theme.

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This sector is turning into one that is real and investable. He would be there. The sector is working. Technology to him is a dominant theme.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
October 31, 2012

Research in Motion (RIM-T) is about 20% of this ETF and it has 6 other companies. We really don’t have a technology sector in Canada. He would recommend a hedged currency fund, BMO’s NASDAQ 100 (ZQQ-T) which gives 100 tech stocks.

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Research in Motion (RIM-T) is about 20% of this ETF and it has 6 other companies. We really don’t have a technology sector in Canada. He would recommend a hedged currency fund, BMO’s NASDAQ 100 (ZQQ-T) which gives 100 tech stocks.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
May 14, 2012
(A Top Pick May 4/11. Down %.) Sold his holdings at about a 10% loss. This one is too dominated by Research in Motion (RIM-T).
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(A Top Pick May 4/11. Down %.) Sold his holdings at about a 10% loss. This one is too dominated by Research in Motion (RIM-T).
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 9, 2012
A lot of this is RIM. Only six stocks contained, and doesn't like it, too concentrated. Prefers ZQQ but at this point is looking at selling ZQQ.
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A lot of this is RIM. Only six stocks contained, and doesn't like it, too concentrated. Prefers ZQQ but at this point is looking at selling ZQQ.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
May 4, 2011
S&P/TSX Information Technology Capped ETF. Has really gone no where from 2000. Expect he will be selling it at $15-$16 in the future.
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S&P/TSX Information Technology Capped ETF. Has really gone no where from 2000. Expect he will be selling it at $15-$16 in the future.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 31, 2010
Tech sector has seasonal trend of higher from October until second week of Jan. RIM is a dominant part of this fund. It’s too heavily weighted. Would prefer to own XLK in the US.
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Tech sector has seasonal trend of higher from October until second week of Jan. RIM is a dominant part of this fund. It’s too heavily weighted. Would prefer to own XLK in the US.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 5, 2010
S&P/TSX IT. Basically RIM (RIM-T) and friends. Not broad enough coverage for him so he doesn't use it.
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S&P/TSX IT. Basically RIM (RIM-T) and friends. Not broad enough coverage for him so he doesn't use it.
COMMENT
COMMENT
November 12, 2009
Technology ETF. A lot of the tech companies have been boosting their bottom lines by cost cutting but that is supposed to come to an end as we move into Q1. US ETF's will probably be more diversified and cheaper but you are investing in US$.
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Technology ETF. A lot of the tech companies have been boosting their bottom lines by cost cutting but that is supposed to come to an end as we move into Q1. US ETF's will probably be more diversified and cheaper but you are investing in US$.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
October 20, 2008
(A Top Pick Aug 27/07. Down 38%.) Exited in December with a profit of around 10%.
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(A Top Pick Aug 27/07. Down 38%.) Exited in December with a profit of around 10%.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
March 11, 2008
(A Top Pick Apr 17/07. Down 10%.) Was in an uptrend until December and then headed down.
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(A Top Pick Apr 17/07. Down 10%.) Was in an uptrend until December and then headed down.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
February 12, 2008
(A Top Pick Apr 17/07. No change.) Got stopped out on a price violation as well is a decision to be out of the market.
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(A Top Pick Apr 17/07. No change.) Got stopped out on a price violation as well is a decision to be out of the market.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 16, 2008
(A Top Pick Aug 27/07. Up 0.7%.) High tech stocks do very well from September until the Electronics Consumer Show in January. This one peaked in December, a little earlier expected.
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(A Top Pick Aug 27/07. Up 0.7%.) High tech stocks do very well from September until the Electronics Consumer Show in January. This one peaked in December, a little earlier expected.
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