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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

Where to put new money now

Make sure you have exposure to value funds as well as growth funds now. We currently favour Canadian equity funds over their US counterparts.

Fiscal stimulus and ultra-low interest rates helped   Read More

3 REITs to buy

Here are two REITs rated ‘sector perform’ and one rated ‘sector outperform’ from a survey of the most widely covered income trusts by Canadian analysts.
Minto Apartment REIT (TSX—MI.UN)
How was the   Read More

Buy Fidelity Canadian Opportunities

Fidelity Canadian Opportunities is a buy for above-average long-term growth potential. It joins out Top 40 list in the Aggressive Canadian Stock Funds category.
We’ve added Fidelity Canadian Opportunities Fund (Fund   Read More

Couche-Tard’s next stop: Asia

Executive chairman Alain Bouchard wants consumer stock Couche-Tard “to become the world’s preferred destination for convenience and fuel.”

Montreal-based consumer goods stock Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX—ATD.B) operates nearly 14,350 stores worldwide.   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

3 REITs to buy

Here are two REITs rated ‘sector perform’ and one rated ‘sector outperform’ from a survey of the most widely covered income trusts by Canadian analysts.
Minto Apartment REIT (TSX—MI.UN)
How was the   Read More

3 pot stocks to buy

Here are three junior cannabis stocks recommended by analysts as ‘buys’. They serve a mix of medical and recreational marijuana markets for their products.
Indus Holdings Inc. (CNSX—INDS)
Beacon Securities analyst Doug   Read More

Couche-Tard’s next stop: Asia

Executive chairman Alain Bouchard wants consumer stock Couche-Tard “to become the world’s preferred destination for convenience and fuel.”

Montreal-based consumer goods stock Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX—ATD.B) operates nearly 14,350 stores worldwide.   Read More

Giving to the grandchildren

Gift-giving season prompts Mark Goodfield (aka The Blunt Bean Counter) to look at some tax and other considerations regarding gifts to grandchildren.

Many grandparents ask me about the tax and practical   Read More