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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.

Article Index

Best investment strategy: Buy low; Sell high

Pete Seeger’s 1950s hit ‘Turn! Turn! Turn! To everything there is a season’ popularized the message of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. So why, behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay wonders, does the securities   Read More

3 consumer cyclicals to buy for growth

A recent survey by The MoneyLetter of consumer goods stocks found three stocks favoured by securities analysts on both sides of the border.
Beating fiscal 2019 third-quarter sales forecasts, apparel manufacturing   Read More

Portfolio risk and investment strategy

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says when you have an investment plan that buys and sells securities in harmony with ever-changing financial risk, your portfolio is safest.
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5 ETFs to buy as alternatives to stocks

The investment industry relies heavily on investors owning individual company stocks traded on stock exchanges. But behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says we can use exchange-traded funds to invest in   Read More

Best investment strategy: Buy low; Sell high

Pete Seeger’s 1950s hit ‘Turn! Turn! Turn! To everything there is a season’ popularized the message of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. So why, behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay wonders, does the securities   Read More

3 cyclical consumer goods stocks to buy

A recent survey by The MoneyLetter of consumer goods stocks reviews found three stocks favoured by securities analysts on both sides of the border.
Beating fiscal 2019 third-quarter sales forecasts, apparel   Read More

Do you own SNC-Lavalin stock?

The MoneyLetter published this report by Keith Richards of ValueTrend Wealth Management in mid-March. What would you have done with a stock that traded in the $50s for much of   Read More

Rising Canadian tech stock to buy

The MoneyLetter recently profiled rising Canadian technology stock Kinaxis Inc. and its flagship supply chain management software RapidResponse.
Complexity and volatility are givens when it comes to discussing supply chain management.   Read More

Investment strategy for a down market

Equity mutual fund managers sense a high risk in the stock market and are increasing their cash reserves. But the amount of cash they hold is restricted by the fund’s   Read More

An oil and gas stock to buy for growth and income

This Calgary-headquartered mid-stream oil and gas stock operates over 5,000 kilometers of gathering pipelines and 15 natural gas processing plants primarily in Alberta.
Oil and gas stock Keyera Corp. (TSX—KEY) operates   Read More

2 natural resource stocks

It’s tough to get analysts excited about natural resource stocks these days. Words like ‘neutral’, ‘hold’ and ‘average’ reflect the mood of the street for many Canadian natural resource companies.
Pretium   Read More

5 ETFs to buy as alternatives to stocks

The investment industry relies heavily on investors owning individual company stocks traded on stock exchanges. But behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay says we can use exchange-traded funds to invest in   Read More

3 junior oil and gas stocks

The MoneyLetter recently reviewed three analysts’ reports from the junior oil and gas stock stronghold of Calgary. These analysts clearly are not just home-town cheerleaders as their ‘hold’, ‘underperform’ and   Read More

2 transportation & logistics stocks to buy

From “Bud the spud from the bright red mud / Rolling down the highway smilin’” to “Take me home tonight, Algoma Central 69”, the inimitable Stompin’ Tom Connors celebrated the   Read More

Investment strategy for a down market

Equity mutual fund managers sense a high risk in the stock market and are increasing their cash reserves. But the amount of cash they hold is restricted by the fund’s   Read More

3 gold mining stocks to buy

A recent review of gold mining stocks by The MoneyLetter turned up three analyst reports with recommendations ranging from ‘speculative buy’ to ‘buy’ to ‘outperformer’.
The MoneyLetter   Read More

If you are ‘concerned’, sell now

Behavioural financial analyst Ken Norquay believes managers of big portfolios are ‘concerned’ about the market. But they have a liquidity problem. Selling will depress the market. Small investors don’t have   Read More