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  1. Do you use PTMC platform?

    Investing
    Hi to all, Several days ago I found interesting trading software (in my opinion) that provides access to FX and exchange markets via different brokers (FXCM, OANDA, Interactive Brokers). This is PTMC or Protrader Multi-Connect I tried it with IB and find it very-very interesting for my purposes...
  2. Owning a startup personally or via another company.

    Taxation
    From a tax perspective, is it better to own shares in a startup personally, or via another company that you own? The company is a software startup, so we're hoping that it will eventually be worth millions of dollars (although it is currently worth zero-ish dollars). On the slim but non-zero...
  3. Portfolio tracking software w/ specific features (QT auto import/FX/CA Markets, etc.)

    Investing
    For a long time now I've been trying to find a portfolio tracker that works for my situation... I'm sure there are others in the same situation and I'm hoping I can get some suggestions. Need something that fulfills at least these requirements: automatic importing of my trades from Questrade...
  4. Retirement Software

    Retirement
    Does anybody knows of some good software ( freeware ) to calculate retirement income. I am still working ( a few more years to go, but close enough to really figure this out... just in case a buyout comes to the table. Thanks
  5. Any Quicken users? How to track stock prices with a period.

    Investing
    I've been using Quicken successfully for years, but one thing I can't get to work is updating of stock prices, when the symbol has a period in it. Such as "BBD.B", "AC.B", "YLO.UN", "AX.UN". Non-period stocks such as "MFC", "BMO", "Q", "CTL" work fine. Does anyone track their stocks in...
  6. Canadian Finance Blog’s 1 Year Anniversary Giveaway!

    Deals and Freebies
    Giveaway #1 – Ten Finance Books! Thanks to McGraw Hill for supporting our giveaway with 10 books! Available to win, will be two copies of the following: Make Sure It’s Deductible No matter what kind of small business you have, you owe it to yourself to take advantage of every legitimate...
  7. Simple Budget - New Software

    General Personal Finance Talk
    Hi everyone, over the past while here I've been putting together a budgeting application which I did mainly for my own personal use. Basically I showed it to a few of my friends and co-workers and they thought it was a handy tool, so I've decided to get it online and see if maybe I can get it...
  8. Looking for advice regarding Monti-Carlo simulations reporting business

    General Personal Finance Talk
    Hey everybody, I've been building Monte-Carlo simulations in Excel to try out different investing strategies, such as rebalancing at different frequencies or at different deviations, testing the effects of volatility, fund correlations, etc, etc... It's been quite insightful to me and I'm...
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