Canadian Stocks

Does 1 + 1 = 1.5 or 3?

Conglomerate sector stocks are generally out of favor and trade at discounts to the value of their underlying businesses. Companies that focus on one industry are generally in favor. But   Read More

A REIT to buy for high income

Here’s a solution for the ‘wannabe’ real estate investor searching for the simple answer to ‘How to make money in real estate’. You can earn almost six per cent—and someone   Read More

Yes Brexit, Please—We’re British

With apologies to the “No Sex, Please—We’re British” playwrights,  The MoneyLetter’s behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay takes a look at why people make seemingly irrational decisions about investment strategy. His   Read More

Strategic investing and the unknowable

“…there are known knowns; …there are known unknowns; …there are also unknown unknowns.”–Donald Rumsfeld.  “Don’t pretend to know the unknowable.”–Ken Norquay.
Behavioural finance strategist Ken Norquay is a frequent contributor to   Read More

This green energy income trust yields 6.4%

Lower water levels and unfavorable international currency exchange rates hurt top Canadian income trust Brookfield Renewable Energy’s 2015 financial results.   However, that failed to dampen the partnership’s management’s outlook and   Read More