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Common investment mistakes

Accountant Mark Goodfield (aka The Blunt Bean Counter) recently warned subscribers to The TaxLetter of some costly common investment mistakes and how to avoid them.
The duplication of investments is one   Read More

2 blue chip stocks for income investors

Here are two very conservative energy stocks with dividends that should satisfy income-oriented investors.
Canadian Utilities’ (TSX—CU) unregulated businesses weighed on its financial results in the fourth-quarter. But most of the   Read More

Cannabis producers prepare for growth

A number of established medical marijuana producers are preparing themselves for expansion and entry into the soon-to-be-legal recreational marijuana market. The MoneyLetter recently surveyed a number of security analysts’ reports   Read More

3 Canadian technology stocks to buy

The MoneyLetter recently surveyed equity analysts’ reports on technology stocks and found an interesting Canadian three-pack including a blue chip global information technology stock trading on both the Toronto and   Read More

2 global income trusts to buy

Here are two limited partnership income trusts that are ‘buys’ for both growth and income. They are both part of the Brookfield Asset Management corporation, a global asset manager with   Read More

Where to invest new money now

Every month the Money Reporter, the newsletter for income-oriented investors, publishes its list of 25 recommended common stocks and 16 recommended mutual equity funds.
What to do about common stocks now
After   Read More

2 technology stocks to buy

If we may be allowed to mix the musings of a former prime minister with a children’s pastime, The MoneyLetter recently spotted an American elephant and a Canadian mouse playing   Read More

Top 10 estate planning tips

The TaxLetter contributing editor Mark Halpern recalls Martin Luther King’s sagacious advice: “If we are to go forward, we must go back.” When it comes to planning your financial future,   Read More

Market outlook: a cautionary tale

The Dow Jones Industrial Index has gone parabolic. (Prices are increasing and the rate of increase is increasing.) This pattern usually occurs in commodities or speculative individual stocks, rarely in   Read More