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Buy BPY for growth and income

BPY units trade at a substantial discount to their asset value. Consequently, the company continues to buy back its units, believing they’re an attractive investment.

Brookfield Property Partners (TSX—BPY.UN), one of   Read More

2 manufacturing stocks to buy

Earnings outlooks for 2020 have set the prices of manufacturing stocks AG Growth International and Medtronic plc.
The shares of manufacturing stock AG Growth International (TSX—AFN) fell substantially in August, giving   Read More

3 gold mining stocks to buy

One of the world’s top-10 gold-mining companies and two juniors on the TSX Venture exchange all get ‘buy’ ratings in a recent MoneyLetter round-up.

Toronto-based Beacon Securities mining analyst Michael Curran   Read More

CN: short-term pain; long-term gain

Trade tensions, uncertainty and a weakening economy should weigh on this continental railroad’s cargo volumes, suggesting a weaker profit outlook.

Despite a softening economy, transportation stock Canadian National Railway Company (TSX—CNR;   Read More

Investing like grandma

Shredding some old tax returns was an eye-opening experience for Toronto-based accountant Mark Goodfield, a.k.a. The Blunt Bean Counter.

When I was a young accountant and happened upon an estate return,   Read More

Profiting from tax-loss selling

5iResearch analyst Moez Mahraz stresses any benefit from tax-loss selling is of secondary importance to the long-term benefit of investing in quality stocks in the first place.
As we approach the   Read More

A consumer goods stock to buy

Jamieson Wellness manufactures branded natural health products including vitamins, minerals, and supplements. CIBC World Markets says it’s an “outperformer”.

Hoping to inject health into your bank account too, Toronto-based CIBC World   Read More

Red Hat couldn’t rescue IBM Q3

Global technology stock IBM is looking for growth in Red Hat’s sales, arguing that the software developer will take off with Big Blue’s hardware and sales might behind it.

International Business   Read More

Making cash from your trash

Waste management stock Waste Connections Inc. is a buy for long-term share price gains and small, but growing dividends.

Many of us are producing more garbage and paying more to have   Read More

Q4 tax planning tips

Toronto-based tax lawyer Samantha Prasad LL.B. suggests ways that both employees and business owners can ensure their 2019 taxes are kept to a minimum.

The end of the year is in   Read More

3 REITs to buy

A recent Investor’s Digest of Canada survey of widely covered income trusts featured three real estate investment trusts favoured by analysts.

According to analyst Yashwant Sankpal of Laurentian Bank Securities, Boardwalk   Read More

4 power-generation stocks to buy

Here are four utilities stocks producing power mostly from renewable sources. They are all ‘buys’ for long-term capital gains and attractive, growing dividend income.
Edmonton-based Capital Power Corporation (TSX—CPX) describes itself   Read More

Telus to acquire Canadian ADT

This acquisition furthers communications stock Telus’ plan to bring state-of-the-art convenience, control and safety into the lives, homes and businesses of more Canadians.
Telus has agreed to acquire ADT Security Services   Read More

Northland buys a Colombian utility

The acquisition strengthens the utilities stock’s growing presence in Latin America.
Utilities stock Northland Power Inc. (TSX—NPI) has announced the acquisition of a Colombian regulated utility business for $1.1 billion. The   Read More

RESPs: Free dollars for scholars

Registered Education Savings Plans were first introduced in 1974. The program encourages Canadians to save more towards the post-secondary education of their children.
By Mark Halpern, CFP, TEP

It’s that time of   Read More

2 fertilizer stocks to buy

Nutrien Ltd. And The Mosaic Co. are looking forward to a better 2020—if the weather co-operates.
The US experienced unprecedented wet conditions in the first half of this year. Record precipitation   Read More

Fund seeks income, growth and safety

This diversified mutual fund offers an attractive level of income from a portfolio of income-generating securities including dividend-paying equities and investment-grade bonds.
Dynamic Equity Income Fund (Fund codes: DYN206(FE), DYN216(LL), DYN7011(LL2),   Read More