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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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Smart money vs dumb money

Keith Richards of ValueTrend Wealth Management sees an opportunity to make money when money rotates out of overvalued theme-stocks into overlooked sectors and stocks.
Normally, one or two news headlines dominate   Read More

Long-term bear markets have begun

Central banks and governments are stimulating economies for a reason. Whatever the reason, behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says, you too should defend your portfolio.

In our last article, we promised   Read More

Applying the Elliott Wave Theory

ValueTrend’s Keith Richards thinks the odds for a second market pullback outweigh the odds for a return to the bull market just yet. “Wrong or right,” he says, “I have   Read More

Conservative investing during chaos

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says it is clear that the economic world is in chaos. Conservative investors should be much more cautious than usual.

In today’s world of fake news   Read More

Kinaxis is the tech stock to buy

A recent review of three security analysts’ reports on Canadian technology stocks highlighted only one ‘buy’ and two ‘holds’.

Overall, technology stock Kinaxis Inc. (TSX—KXS) is now reaping the rewards that   Read More

Will Covid-19 precipitate a bear market?

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says buying energy stocks after the next bear market ends will be like buying the Dow Jones Industrials in mid-1932.

Modern journalism is characterized by repetition.   Read More

When will we be able to ‘buy low’?

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says buying energy stocks after the next bear market ends will be like buying the Dow Jones Industrials in mid-1932.

Modern journalism is characterized by repetition.   Read More

3 tech stocks: only one is a ‘buy’

A recent review of three security analysts’ reports on Canadian technology stocks highlighted only one ‘buy’ and two ‘holds’.

Overall, technology stock Kinaxis Inc. (TSX—KXS) is now reaping the rewards that   Read More

Buy PepsiCo for growth and income

PepsiCo trades at a high multiple of its earnings, but that multiple is in line with other large competitors. It’s a dividend aristocrat with 47 years of consecutive increases.

One of   Read More

Practising risk control in a runaway market

ValueTrend’s Keith Richards says: “We’re long the markets. But we’re holding our noses while doing so, and keeping a sharp eye on the potential for any negative developments.”
At ValueTrend we   Read More

Power Corp. buying Power Financial

Power Corp. is acquiring Power Financial. You should tender your Power Financial shares to the offer.
Blue chip stock Power Corporation of Canada (TSX—POW) is acquiring the 36 per cent of   Read More

Monthly dividends help with monthly expenses

Moez Mahraz, an analyst at 5iResearch, weighs some of the benefits and danger signals associated with companies that pay monthly dividends.

Most companies pay dividends on a quarterly basis. One of   Read More

3 tech stocks: only one is a ‘buy’

A recent review of three security analysts’ reports on Canadian technology stocks highlighted only one ‘buy’ and two ‘holds’.

Overall, technology stock Kinaxis Inc. (TSX—KXS) is now reaping the rewards that   Read More

Prepare to buy gold and oil ETFs

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says: Be alert for a sell signal in both stocks and bonds. We should be preparing to buy gold and oil ETFs.
Gold bugs are investors   Read More

3 gold mining stocks to buy

One of the world’s top-10 gold-mining companies and two juniors on the TSX Venture exchange all get ‘buy’ ratings in a recent MoneyLetter round-up.

Toronto-based Beacon Securities mining analyst Michael Curran   Read More

TSX ‘pop’ was a false breakout

ValueTrend portfolio manager Keith Richards says the leading sectors within the TSX 300 index do not support a lasting bull market at this time.
The trouble with the TSX index is   Read More

Profiting from tax-loss selling

5iResearch analyst Moez Mahraz stresses any benefit from tax-loss selling is of secondary importance to the long-term benefit of investing in quality stocks in the first place.
As we approach the   Read More

Red Hat couldn’t rescue IBM Q3

Global technology stock IBM is looking for growth in Red Hat’s sales, arguing that the software developer will take off with Big Blue’s hardware and sales might behind it.

International Business   Read More

Making cash from your trash

Waste management stock Waste Connections Inc. is a buy for long-term share price gains and small, but growing dividends.

Many of us are producing more garbage and paying more to have   Read More