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September 21, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Update on Tom

We've had a few calls and emails lately asking how Tom's doing, so we felt it was a good time to provide a brief update. Tom is recovering well and on-track from his surgery and expects to be back in ...

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September 21, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Looney Predictions

With the loonie hitting parity with the U.S. dollar for the first time in over 30 years, the forecasters are once again coming out of the woodwork with predictions on the future direction of the currency. Some are patting themselves ...

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September 18, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Questions from an Informed Investor

We recently received an email from an investor who posed a few well thought questions about our funds and our company. We thought other investors following the development of Steadyhand may find these questions, and our responses, informative. Q: I ...

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September 16, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Bigger Isn't Better, So Give Some Love to the Little Guys

The Globe and Mail, Report on Business Published September 15, 2007 If you've been a regular reader of this column, you know that I sometimes write about things that are driving my wife crazy. When Lori gets on a rant ...

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September 12, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Longevity Ultimately Leads to Success

Richard Croft wrote a good article in yesterday’s National Post about how longevity is the most important factor in determining investment success. “In the end, one strategy or style is probably as good as another...the problem for average investors is ...

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September 10, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Is Apple Doing the Right Thing?

After only two months on the market, Apple has dropped the price of its new iPhone from $599 to $399. Steve Jobs, the company’s CEO, posted a note on Apple’s website explaining the reasoning behind the 33% price slash. Essentially, ...

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September 6, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

Tom's been busy reading during his recovery from surgery (we've taken away his laptop, but we can't take away his library). He recently dusted off Roger Lowenstein's book, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist , and added it to ...

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September 4, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Immaculate Correction? Maybe, But Times Have Changed

The Globe and Mail, Report on Business Published September 1, 2007 Are we experiencing another immaculate correction? That’s how I describe the market corrections we’ve experienced while living under the protective umbrella of U.S. President George W. Bush and former ...

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August 30, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Taking the Middle Road

As a start-up, we have the luxury of starting with a fresh piece of paper and blazing our own path. We’re not confined by legacy issues, dated technology platforms, archaic policies and procedures, etc. We’ve set up a business that ...

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August 27, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Steadyhand and the Boomer Retiree

The following blog was written by Tom just before his surgery, from which he is recovering well. Dan Richards is a name you may be familiar with. He has been in the wealth management industry for years and currently operates ...

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August 27, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

A Recipe we Like

Every time I venture down to California or Vegas (not as often as I’d like), a stop at In-N-Out Burger is a must. Health food it’s not, but if you’re looking for a fresh, good old fashioned burger, this is ...

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August 22, 2007

By Scott Ronalds

Countrywide Financial

In the wake of the subprime fallout in the United States, shares of Countywide Financial have fallen considerably. Countrywide is America’s #1 home loan lender and the country’s third largest federal savings bank. The Steadyhand Global Equity Fund holds shares ...

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