Author: The MoneyLetter

The MoneyLetter

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.

Article Index

5 Canadian conglomerate stocks

ValueTrend portfolio manager Keith Richards (valuetrend.ca) takes note of five of the larger conglomerate stocks in Canada. He offers a brief bio of their divisions, and (of course!) a technical   Read More

Are you richer than you think?

If China starts to sell a small portion of its holdings of US bonds and bills, US interest rates could go even higher. China has a very significant ‘ace in   Read More

Technical analysis and trading strategy

This market is not an easy one for investors. What worked yesterday may cause damage today. Yesterday’s dogs, on the other hand, can become tomorrow’s heroes. You need to watch   Read More

When to buy, sell or hold stocks?

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay encourages investors to create an action plan when the market is less emotional than it is now. Create a data-based program that tells you when   Read More

Are you richer than you think?

If China starts to sell a small portion of its holdings of US bonds and bills, US interest rates could go even higher. China has a very significant ‘ace in   Read More

Steel and aluminum wars: Who wins?

“No nation was ever ruined by trade.” (Benjamin Franklin); “Trade wars are good and easy to win.” (Donald Trump); “Canadian steel is as big a threat to the national security   Read More

5 Canadian conglomerate stocks

ValueTrend portfolio manager Keith Richards (valuetrend.ca) takes note of five of the larger conglomerate stocks in Canada. He offers a brief bio of their divisions, and (of course!) a technical   Read More

Emotional vs strategic investing

‘Buy high, sell low, repeat until broke’ is an emotional investment strategy best left to lemmings. The MoneyLetter’s behavioural finance columnist Ken Norquay says feeling emotions is okay: reacting to   Read More

5 adapting retail stocks to buy now

Now that you actually can have breakfast at Tiffany, and that you’ll soon be able to walk into a store and buy marijuana, you might ask yourself what surprises the   Read More

3 dominant US global stocks to buy now

Portfolio manager John Stephenson has concerns that peaking earnings, economic growth, rising inflation, a flattening yield curve, and a maturing business cycle are weighing on stocks. Despite investor angst, fundamentals   Read More

Political meddling creates 2 buying opportunities

Political and regulatory problems can create buying opportunities for the patient investor. Vancouver-based HollisWealth® portfolio manager Elvis Picardo calls on his experience in international capital markets to identify two stocks   Read More

3 medical marijuana stocks to buy

‘Where there’s smoke, there’s . . . opportunity’ concludes The MoneyLetter after surveying a number of security analysts’ reports on medical cannabis producers in Canada. Companies already established in the   Read More

Emotional vs strategic investing

‘Buy high, sell low, repeat until broke’ is an emotional investment strategy best left to lemmings. The MoneyLetter’s behavioural finance columnist Ken Norquay says feeling emotions is okay: reacting to   Read More

2 retail stocks; high vs. low-end positioning

The MoneyLetter recently surveyed analysts’ reports on Canadian consumer retail stocks and was intrigued by the juxtaposition of two that it found—a centuries old icon focused on high-end fashion apparel   Read More

3 dominant US global stocks to buy now

Portfolio manager John Stephenson has concerns that peaking earnings, economic growth, rising inflation, a flattening yield curve, and a maturing business cycle are weighing on stocks. Despite investor angst, fundamentals   Read More

Signs point to a rising US dollar

The US dollar (USD) rises when stocks fall more often than not. If you believe, as The MoneyLetter columnist Keith Richards does, that there is reason for a substantial market   Read More

Mixed outlook for 4 oil and gas stocks

The MoneyLetter recently surveyed security analyst reports on the oil and gas industry and found some very mixed feelings about the prospects for the near-term future of the industry. A   Read More