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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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2 US manufacturing stocks to buy

These two US manufacturing stocks are giants with global scale.
3M Company (NYSE—MMM)
In the year to December 31, 2020, manufacturing stock 3M earned $5.384 billion, or $9.25 a share. This was   Read More

‘Stock’ing up for recovery (part two)

Speculative opportunities abound in the travel and hospitality industries. Portfolio manager Margaret Samuel picks four stocks for brave-heart believers. Here are two of them.
Investors want to know when the bottom   Read More

‘Stock’ing up for recovery (part one)

Speculative opportunities abound in the travel and hospitality industries. Portfolio manager Margaret Samuel picks four stocks for brave-heart believers. Here are two of them.

Investors want to know when the bottom   Read More

It’s time to buy oil production stocks

Growing demand for fossil fuels from economies that care little for appeasing climate advocates will offset current green policies says ValueTrend’s Keith Richards.

“Created in America but Parts from China” has   Read More

3 financial stocks to buy

These three financial stocks—an insurance company, a bank and a financial services holding company—all offer growth and income to their investors.

Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX—MFC; NYSE—MFC)
Manulife has made progress building its   Read More

It’s time to look at global stocks

ValueTrend’s Keith Richards says emerging markets, Europe and Asia should be on your radar for portfolio diversification. This, along with some commodity plays.
Readers of The MoneyLetter know that I’ve harped   Read More

The time to ‘sell high’ is coming soon

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says when the central bankers change direction, we should too.
2020, the so-called Year of Good Vision, turned out to be the Year of ‘We’ve Never   Read More

Is it time to buy technology stocks?

Portfolio manager Keith Richards of ValueTrend Wealth Management says the time will come to buy back into the FAANGs and stay-at-home stocks. It’s just not today.

This summer I was harping   Read More

Make money by not losing money

Ken Norquay says in times of aggressive monetary policy, pandemic, potential deflation, potential hyperinflation and economic melt down, focus on preservation of capital.

The financial winds have shifted. Eight months after   Read More

3 financial stocks to buy

These three financial stocks—an insurance company, a bank and a financial services holding company—all offer growth and income to their investors.

Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX—MFC; NYSE—MFC)
Manulife has made progress building its   Read More

It’s time to look at global stocks

ValueTrend’s Keith Richards says emerging markets, Europe and Asia should be on your radar for portfolio diversification. This, along with some commodity plays.
Readers of The MoneyLetter know that I’ve harped   Read More

3 pot stocks to buy

Here are three junior cannabis stocks recommended by analysts as ‘buys’. They serve a mix of medical and recreational marijuana markets for their products.
Indus Holdings Inc. (CNSX—INDS)
Beacon Securities analyst Doug   Read More

2 renewable energy stocks to buy

With the impact of fossil fuel extraction and use on climate change, renewable energy sources are becoming more attractive, says Enriched Investing’s Margaret Samuel.
There are a number of sectors in   Read More

5 clean energy stocks to buy

Investors should focus on financially strong, clean energy companies, those that produce solar, hydro, wind and geothermal energy and that have essentially ‘decarbonized’.

Coal and other fossil fuels are not coming   Read More

Gold is in a long-term uptrend

Cut back stocks. Add to your gold holdings. Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says the stock market is riskier than ever: add to your gold holdings over the next few   Read More

2 technology stocks to buy

Here are two Canadian technology stocks to buy. One provides equipment and technology to TV and new-media; the other provides software and services to a variety of users.
Evertz Technologies Ltd.   Read More

4 ‘work from home’ stocks to buy

Waterloo, Ontario-based Chartered Financial Analyst Moez Mahrez highlights four junior Canadian technology stocks that may benefit from the trend to ‘work from home’.

This month’s stock screen aims to identify companies   Read More

2 healthcare stocks to buy

Here are two healthcare stocks to buy. One is an owner and operator of healthcare clinics; the other a biotechnology supplier of custom antibodies.
WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX—WELL)
Healthcare stock WELL   Read More

Keep your powder dry

Portfolio manager Keith Richards says opportunities are coming, but you must have cash to take advantage of them. This will not be the end of the world. It’s a much-needed   Read More

Walmart+ to compete with Amazon Prime

A new membership service aims to speed up deliveries for Walmart customers through curbside pickup and delivery, strengthen relationships with them and collect valuable data.

Perhaps the most noteworthy, but fortunately   Read More