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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

Big six bank profits soar

The big Canadian banks are indicators of the economy’s health. How did they fare in the second quarter?

The second-quarter earnings season for the big six Canadian banks has come and   Read More

US Fed continues monetary stimulus

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay ponders a dilemma: For stock market investors, negative news about the economy is good—positive news is bad. Go figure.
Skeptics like to say: “Seeing is believing.”   Read More

Saputo remains a buy

Saputo Inc. disappointed the market by earning less in fiscal 2021. But its international operations are growing. Saputo remains a buy.

Saputo Inc. (TSX—SAP) earned a little less in fiscal 2021,   Read More

3 REITs to buy

A recent Investor’s Digest of Canada survey of 51 income trusts covered by leading analysts across Canada featured three REITs to buy.
Artis REIT: Waiting for the big reveal
CIBC World Markets   Read More

9 generous ways to use CPP benefits

“There are no limits to the majestic future which lies before the mighty expanse of Canada with its virile, aspiring, cultured, and generous-hearted people.” Winston Churchill

Mark Halpern, a regular TaxLetter   Read More

US Fed continues monetary stimulus

Behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay ponders a dilemma: For stock market investors, negative news about the economy is good—positive news is bad. Go figure.
Skeptics like to say: “Seeing is believing.”   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

Diversify with ADRs

American Depositary Receipts, or ADRs, give you benefits. One is diversification. In fact, it’s tempting to rename ADRs American Diversification Receipts.

ADRs followed by The Investment Reporter include companies based in   Read More

2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy for growth and income. They own a mix of residential, retail, office and industrial properties.
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX—HR.UN)
H&R’s rentals from investment properties   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

2 best stocks to buy now

Mike Vinokur names auto components manufacturer Martinrea International Inc. and online payments processor Paysafe Ltd. as his current ‘best buys’.

The ‘rocket fuel’ of stimulus money has propelled prices for everything   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

Best stocks to buy now

PI Financial’s Guy Lapierre opts for well-established, cash-paying Canadian stocks, especially as our economy benefits from high commodity demand and prices.
Despite US Federal Reserve and Bank of Canada speeches in   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

2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy for growth and income. They own a mix of residential, retail, office and industrial properties.
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX—HR.UN)
H&R’s rentals from investment properties   Read More

Keeping it all in the family

To avoid anger, bickering and distrust during transition of a family business, WEALTHinsurance.com’s Mark Halpern advises a documented succession plan.
Planning for high-net worth family businesses is so important. If only   Read More

Diversify with ADRs

American Depositary Receipts, or ADRs, give you benefits. One is diversification. In fact, it’s tempting to rename ADRs American Diversification Receipts.

ADRs followed by The Investment Reporter include companies based in   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