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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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3 power utilities stocks to buy

The MoneyLetter recently reviewed security analysts’ reports for three utilities stocks—two independent power producers and a regulated utility.
TransAlta Renewables Inc. (TSX—RNW)
TransAlta Renewables will acquire three assets from TransAlta Corp. (TSX—TA)   Read More

Know when to fold ’em

Just because conditions are there for a bubble, doesn’t mean that you will time it correctly and get out at the top, says Keith Richards of ValueTrend Wealth Management.
There’s quite   Read More

2 global bank stocks to buy

Portfolio manager Margaret Samuel looks at two global bank stocks as potential investments against a backdrop of rising interest rates.
The pandemic has created a level of forced savings not seen   Read More

Profiting from Biden’s infrastructure plan

Enriched Investing’s Margaret Samuel picks four stocks that can provide services and products required by US President Biden’s infrastructure plans.

US President Joe Biden’s introduction of an infrastructure and climate plan   Read More

When the music stops . . .

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay warns no investment strategy works forever. It’s like a game of musical chairs: when the music stops, don’t be left without a chair.

Since The Ides   Read More

3 power utilities stocks to buy

The MoneyLetter recently reviewed security analysts’ reports for three utilities stocks—two independent power producers and a regulated utility.
TransAlta Renewables Inc. (TSX—RNW)
TransAlta Renewables will acquire three assets from TransAlta Corp. (TSX—TA)   Read More

Buying out-of-favour stocks

Often, to make profits from stocks, you must think outside the box. That may require a healthy dose of politically-incorrect thinking. ValueTrend’s Keith Richards takes us there.

Recently, I’ve been finding   Read More

2 global bank stocks to buy

Portfolio manager Margaret Samuel looks at two global bank stocks as potential investments against a backdrop of rising interest rates.
The pandemic has created a level of forced savings not seen   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

When will the bubble burst?

The Federal Reserve Board is printing money aggressively. It’s continuing to flood the world with money hoping to stabilize the US economy.

In the late 1960s, pop singer Connie Francis sang   Read More

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