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The MoneyLetter is widely recognized as one of Canada’s premier financial advisories. Twice a month, investors across the country, whatever their level of experience, profit from its far-reaching coverage.

The MoneyLetter features the expertise of a high-powered team of contributors from many areas of investing. They share with their readers an “insider’s” knowledge of the market — the knowledge that has made them wealthy. The MoneyLetter’s expert columnists cover the full spectrum of investments available to Canadians — Canadian and foreign equities, exchange-traded funds, income trusts and much more.

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A dividend aristocrat with big capital gains

Toronto-based global manufacturing stock CCL Industries plans to split its common shares five-for-one. This is a plus for individual investors. 100 shares now cost about $30,000. After the split, that   Read More

2 utility stocks to buy for growth and income

Here are two regulated utility stocks, both primarily electric power distributors, and both blue chip Canadian dividend stocks, that are buys for both share price growth and dividends.
Companies that raise   Read More

Short term pain for long term gain

Keith Richards, a regular columnist in The MoneyLetter, says short term trading indicators are signalling a market pullback. Long term the bigger picture is largely bullish. He suggests a good   Read More

3 stocks to benefit from growing isolationism

Regular MoneyLetter columnist John Stephenson says the outlook for many emerging markets in 2017 is up, not sideways. India is headed for its third straight year as the fastest-growing major   Read More

Stock market risk is higher for 2017

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay makes the case that stock market risk is higher than normal as 2017 begins and advises investors to hold lower-than-normal amounts of stocks and bonds   Read More

5 higher risk stocks for 2017

In 2017, you should focus on high-quality stocks. After all, markets remain volatile. But if you can accept more risk, consider buying stocks we rate ‘Higher Risk’ and ‘Speculative.’ Their   Read More

Tracking trends to profit from sector rotation

ValueTrend portfolio manager Keith Richards, a regular investment strategy columnist at The MoneyLetter, explains how to spot buy and sell signals by tracking a stock’s daily trading price, its 200-day   Read More

A manufacturing stock for gains and income

Gildan Activewear is a supplier of basic family apparel including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear and socks. Management owns 11 per cent of the shares, so its interests are very   Read More

3 U.S. blue chip financial stocks to buy

Regular MoneyLetter columnist John Stephenson offers his stock market outlook for the early days of a Trump administration. Financial stocks should be among the first big winners because of the   Read More

Objectivity versus emotion in the stock market

Fear and loathing interferes with our good judgment. The MoneyLetter’s regular contributing columnist Ken Norquay applies lessons learned observing the recent U.S. presidential election to help us become objective investors.
What   Read More

2 bank stocks to buy for income and growth

Two of Canada’s big five bank stocks—one known for its global operations, the other more domestic—recently raised their dividends and are both blue chip financial stocks to buy for income   Read More

Investing in residential real estate

Canada’s residential real estate market may be growing into a giant collapsible bubble. Portfolio manager and regular MoneyLetter columnist Keith Richards argues there are better ways to seek capital gains   Read More