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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

2 communications stocks to buy

CIBC’s Bob Bek names his two current ‘best buys’–both from the communications services sector. One, a diversified media company; the other, a telecommunications services provider.

Canadian telecommunications and media are currently   Read More

3 income trusts to buy

These three income trusts were featured in Investor’s Digest recent survey of Canada’s most widely covered income trusts.
Chartwell Retirement Residences (TSX—CSH.UN)
So far in 2021, some of the retail and diversified   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

Buying out-of-favour stocks

Often, to make profits from stocks, you must think outside the box. That may require a healthy dose of politically-incorrect thinking. ValueTrend’s Keith Richards takes us there.

Recently, I’ve been finding   Read More

2 pipeline stocks to buy

AltaGas and Pembina both trade at reasonable multiples of their anticipated earnings per share for 2021.
AltaGas Ltd. (TSX—ALA)
As the world moves toward a more decarbonized ecosystem, AltaGas believes its natural   Read More

How much will I need to retire?

Mark Goodfield (aka The Blunt Bean Counter) takes a look at the popular rule-of-thumb “four per cent rule”.

The pandemic has brought retirement savings front and centre for far too many   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

Empire acquiring 51% of Longo’s

Empire Company, Canada’s second-largest grocery supermarket chain, is growing through the acquisition of 51 per cent of Longo’s.

Stellarton, Nova Scotia-based consumer goods stock Empire Company (TSX—EMP.A), with yearly sales of   Read More

When will the bubble burst?

The Federal Reserve Board is printing money aggressively. It’s continuing to flood the world with money hoping to stabilize the US economy.

In the late 1960s, pop singer Connie Francis sang   Read More