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Rising Canadian tech stock to buy

The MoneyLetter recently profiled rising Canadian technology stock Kinaxis Inc. and its flagship supply chain management software RapidResponse.
Complexity and volatility are givens when it comes to discussing supply chain management.   Read More

A gift for your graduate

Great graduation gifts needn’t cost you much. Smart-as-a-whip grads may have earned straight ‘A’s, but did they learn anything about managing money? You can help them start a post-grad program   Read More

3 income ETFs to buy

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer you much lower management fees than do mutual funds. Plus, the best ETFs give you well-diversified, tax-efficient equity portfolios. And some are great for income investors   Read More

3 income trusts to buy

Every month, Investor’s Digest surveys 48 income trusts covered by leading securities analysts. Two real estate investment trusts and an energy trust were highlights.
SmartCentres REIT (TSX—SRU.UN)
After a successful equity raise   Read More

2 best stocks to buy now

A top-10 Canadian bank and a CAD-hedged exchange-traded fund tracking the Dow Jones Industrial Average are PI Financial portfolio manager’s current top two stock picks.
Feeling bullish? If so, Vancouver-area portfolio   Read More

2 natural resource stocks

It’s tough to get analysts excited about natural resource stocks these days. Words like ‘neutral’, ‘hold’ and ‘average’ reflect the mood of the street for many Canadian natural resource companies.
Pretium   Read More

How to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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A marijuana ETF to buy

Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index Exchange-Traded Fund gives you three benefits: diversification across a number of larger marijuana stocks; regular re-balancing by a professional manager; and attractive cash distributions.
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3 junior oil and gas stocks

The MoneyLetter recently reviewed three analysts’ reports from the junior oil and gas stock stronghold of Calgary. These analysts clearly are not just home-town cheerleaders as their ‘hold’, ‘underperform’ and   Read More

Investing for income

You will get the most from your income portfolio by following the four guidelines below. Also, be sure to own at least one good dividend or equity income fund, and,   Read More